For population 25 years and over in Woonsocket:
For population 15 years and over in Woonsocket city:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,022 (1.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (84.9 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (224.8 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (557.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lane, SD (2.8 miles) , Alpena, SD (3.2 miles ), Letcher, SD (3.6 miles) , Aurora Center, SD (3.7 miles) , Wessington Springs, SD (3.9 miles ), Artesian, SD (4.2 miles) , Virgil, SD (4.3 miles) , Loomis, SD (4.5 miles) .
Latitude: 44.05 N, Longitude: 98.27 W
Area code: 605
Population change in the 1990s: -44 (-5.8%).
Work and jobs in Woonsocket: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Woonsocket, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Woonsocket-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/2003, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.9 miles away from the Woonsocket city center caused $510,000 in damages.
On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Woonsocket-area historical earthquake activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 88% 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 57.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from Woonsocket 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 20.4 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 28.6 miles away from the city 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 21.6 miles away from Woonsocket center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.6 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 Sanborn County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Volney F. Warner - General.
Hospitals/medical centers near Woonsocket:
Local government website: www.woonsocketsd.com/index.html
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Woonsocket:
Public high school in Woonsocket:
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Public elementary/middle school in Woonsocket:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 21.9%
(19.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
37 people in nursing homes
Woonsocket compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Woonsocket (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Woonsocket (based on Sanborn County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,825 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:
7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,392 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Woonsocket:
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Woonsocket fatal accident list:
Jan 15, 1990 06:55 PM, 34, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1