For population 25 years and over in Worthing:
For population 15 years and over in Worthing town:
41 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,048 (1.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (14.5 miles , pop. 123,975).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (148.2 miles , pop. 390,007).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (473.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lennox, SD (2.6 miles ), Harrisburg, SD (2.8 miles ), Tea, SD (3.0 miles ), Canton, SD (3.0 miles ), Chancellor, SD (3.4 miles ), Shindler, SD (3.4 miles ), Davis, SD (3.5 miles) , Sioux Falls, SD (3.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 43.33 N, Longitude: 96.77 W
Area code: 605
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Crime rates in Worthing (2003):
Population change in the 1990s: +197 (+50.8%).
Work and jobs in Worthing: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Worthing, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Worthing-area historical tornado activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 193% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Worthing town center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 28.1 miles away from the town center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Worthing-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 91.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.8 miles away from Worthing center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Worthing:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Worthing:
See full list of schools located in Worthing
Public elementary/middle school in Worthing:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 26.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.6 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.203. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 5.59. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.4%
(0.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% 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)
Worthing compared to South Dakota state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Worthing town (based on Lincoln County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Worthing government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Worthing government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Worthing government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
14.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($101,884 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:
11.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,456 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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TV broadcast stations around Worthing:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Worthing)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Worthing, SD
Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2014.