For population 25 years and over in Willow Lake:
For population 15 years and over in Willow Lake city:
44 residents are foreign born (12.3% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $567 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (87.9 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (215.7 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (537.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Vienna, SD (2.9 miles) , Bryant, SD (3.0 miles ), Bancroft, SD (3.3 miles) , Naples, SD (3.4 miles) , Erwin, SD (3.7 miles) , Hazel, SD (3.9 miles) , De Smet, SD (4.2 miles ), Clark, SD (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.63 N, Longitude: 97.64 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 605
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-7.0%).
Work and jobs in Willow Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Willow Lake, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Willow Lake-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 78% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the Willow Lake city center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.
On 5/12/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Willow Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from Willow Lake center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 71.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Willow Lake center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Clark County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.7%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Willow Lake compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Willow Lake (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Willow Lake (based on Clark County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 94.88%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,899 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
9.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,528 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:3
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
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