Lennox, South Dakota

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Population in 2019: 2,479 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.7%
 
Males: 1,322  (53.4%)
Females: 1,157  (46.6%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57039.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,738 (it was $35,217 in 2000)
Lennox:

$48,738
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,326 (it was $15,940 in 2000)

Lennox city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $147,247 (it was $78,400 in 2000)
Lennox:

$147,247
SD:

$185,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $134,808; detached houses: $139,015; mobile homes: $62,625

Median gross rent in 2019: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Lennox: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.5%
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  • Races in Lennox, SD (2019)
    • 2,41495.3%White alone
    • 491.9%Black alone
    • 210.8%Two or more races
    • 170.7%American Indian alone

Races in Lennox detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Lennox, South Dakota as of July 30, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lennox is 194 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Lennox by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(105.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(46.8)
1
(44.9)
2
(89.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(217.2)
1
(43.4)
3
(126.9)
4
(161.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(47.4)
1
(35.1)
3
(122.3)
1
(34.2)
4
(187.2)
1
(44.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.3)
2
(86.9)
1
(43.4)
1
(42.3)
5
(201.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(142.3)
6
(210.8)
11
(448.4)
4
(137.0)
8
(374.4)
8
(359.6)
8
(358.9)
6
(265.0)
3
(130.3)
7
(303.8)
3
(126.9)
4
(161.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(40.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.9)
1
(44.9)
1
(44.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(80.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index9.032.029.87.937.430.135.955.7141.662.133.491.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Lennox, SD

Crime rate in Lennox detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
South Dakota average:

1.89
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Ancestries: German (46.6%), Norwegian (10.1%), American (9.0%), Scandinavian (4.2%), Irish (3.0%), European (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 5/19/1889

Elevation: 1338 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 2,268 people per square mile   (low).

Lennox, South Dakota map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.1%
South Dakota:

3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,046 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,935 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (15.1 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (151.7 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (480.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Chancellor, SD (2.2 miles ),
Worthing, SD (2.6 miles ),
Tea, SD (2.7 miles ),
Davis, SD (2.9 miles),
Hurley, SD (3.3 miles ),
Harrisburg, SD (3.4 miles ),
Parker, SD (3.5 miles ),
Shindler, SD (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 43.35 N, Longitude: 96.90 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Lennox, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Lennox, SD in 2019
Lennox satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $92,100
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $67,200
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $114,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Lennox, SD residents
Average permit cost in Lennox, SD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +266 (+15.0%).
Most common industries in Lennox, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (10.5%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Social assistance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.2%)
  • Machinery (6.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.8%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (17.1%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Lennox, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.4%)
  • Child care workers (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)

Average climate in Lennox, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Lennox, South Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.177. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.177
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 4.70. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.70
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.440. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 29.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.37
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Lennox-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Lennox city center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 tornado 25.4 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lennox-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 195% greater 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 138.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 165.6 miles away from Lennox center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from Lennox center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 689.3 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 84.7 miles away from Lennox center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 163.2 miles away from Lennox center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lennox topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Lennox:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY LENNOX (405 EAST 5TH AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Lennox:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY SIOUX FALLS VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - COVINGTON HEIGHTS (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • HILLTOP HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PARKER, SD)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • AVERA HEART HOSPITAL OF SOUTH DAKOTA Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lennox:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 17 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 40 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 67 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • South Dakota State University (about 68 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Wayne State College (about 78 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Northeast Community College (about 94 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 95 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)

Public high school in Lennox:

Public elementary/middle schools in Lennox:

See full list of schools located in Lennox

Library in Lennox:

  • LENNOX COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $37,605; Location: 208 W. 5TH; 13,382 books; 194 audio materials; 245 video materials; 24 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Lennox: Lennox Fire Department (A), Lennox City Hall (B), Lennox Community Library (C), Lennox Area Ambulance (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Countryside Convenience (47073 US Highway 18).

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lennox and their reported violations in the past:

LENNOX (Population served: 2,111, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.4%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
71 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Lennox (2011 data):

  • Home Federal Bank: S Main St Branch at 209 South Main Street, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,224.2 mil, Deposits: $946.5 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 34 total offices
  • Valley Exchange Bank: at 214 S Main St., branch established on 1883/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $62.9 mil, Deposits: $55.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Lincoln Investment Company

For population 15 years and over in Lennox:

Marital status in Lennox, SD
  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Lennox:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Lennox
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lennox, SD (based on Lincoln County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant9,45919
Evangelical Protestant5,90126
Catholic1,7064
Other1891
None27,573-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Lincoln County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lincoln County:

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Lincoln County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

25.1%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

13.1%
State:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.0%
South Dakota:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
South Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lennox:

19.3%
South Dakota:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.5%
South Dakota:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Lennox:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Lennox:

29.9%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Lennox:

54.9%
South Dakota:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Lennox:

81.3%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lennox, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$19,031$57,0930$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$17,836$71,3441$887
Streets and Highways 2$7,174$43,0440$0
Water Supply 1$4,889$58,6680$0
Sewerage 1$5,585$67,0200$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$5,673$68,0762$235
Local Libraries 1$3,047$36,5643$1,382
Fire - Other 1$5,198$62,3765$668
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$2,567
Totals for Government 14$68,431$58,65522$5,739

Lennox government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,070,000 ($1238.40)
    Health - Other: $123,000 ($49.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($4.44)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $417,000 ($168.21)
    Police Protection: $297,000 ($119.81)
    Regular Highways: $293,000 ($118.19)
    Water Utilities: $270,000 ($108.91)
    Parks and Recreation: $166,000 ($66.96)
    Financial Administration: $165,000 ($66.56)
    Health - Other: $162,000 ($65.35)
    Central Staff Services: $145,000 ($58.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $124,000 ($50.02)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($31.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $54,000 ($21.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($3.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $93,000 ($37.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $821,000 ($331.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $63,000 ($25.41)

Lennox government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $517,000 ($208.55)
    Hospital Public: $93,000 ($37.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $80,000 ($32.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($2.02)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($4.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($1.61)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $172,000 ($69.38)
    Sale of Property: $17,000 ($6.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000 ($3.23)
    Rents: $6,000 ($2.42)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($1.61)
    General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($1.21)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $539,000 ($217.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $370,000 ($149.25)
    Highways: $48,000 ($19.36)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($16.14)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($10.89)
    Other: $19,000 ($7.66)
  • Tax - Property: $917,000 ($369.91)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $623,000 ($251.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $24,000 ($9.68)

Lennox government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,628,000 ($2673.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,210,000 ($2101.65)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,029,000 ($818.48)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $611,000 ($246.47)

Lennox government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,891,000 ($762.81)

13.19% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($61,632 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.19%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Minnehaha County, SD  7.87% ($59,268 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  0.21% ($42,674)
from Union County, SD  0.17% ($53,639)


10.79% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,856 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.79%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Minnehaha County, SD  6.36% ($61,209 average AGI)
to Turner County, SD  0.20% ($92,810)
to Union County, SD  0.16% ($51,441)

Businesses in Lennox, SD

  • H&R Block: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Lennox:

  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSQB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: L A SKYWAVE, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lennox:

  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIKN-FM (100.5 FM; SALEM, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG. COMPANY)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KVHT (106.3 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: CULHANE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCFS (94.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KCSD (90.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KAUR (89.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE ASSOCIATION)
  • KRSD (88.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K261CI (100.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG COMPANY)
  • K252DG (98.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lennox:

  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K53EG (Channel 53; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SIOUXLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K48DK (Channel 48; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: STUART E. MOEN)
  • KXWB-LP (Channel 42; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCSD-TV (Channel 23; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCPO-LP (Channel 26; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • KBNW-LP (Channel 44; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Lennox fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019

Lennox fatal accident list:

Mar 6, 2001 03:30 PM, 1st & Main, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 1987 10:19 PM, Sd 17, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 66ft / 20.2mTotal length
  • $2,412,000Total costs
  • 8,031Total average daily traffic
  • 953Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,398Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Lennox, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Lennox, SD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Lennox)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Lennox, SD)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Lennox)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BRAUNSCHMIDT ROBERT RV-9A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 109RJ, N109RJ, N-109RJ, Serial Number: 90201, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 12/07/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/08/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Robert J Braunschmidt, 46879 274th St, Lennox, SD 57039
  • Aircraft: ESSMAN GENE RAND KR-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: REVMASTER 2100 (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 15GE, N15GE, N-15GE, Serial Number: 6792GME, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 09/20/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 04/17/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Gene M Essman, 620 S Poplar St, Lennox, SD 57039
  • Aircraft: BORG BRUCE L TORNADO II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 494BB, N494BB, N-494BB, Serial Number: 001, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 09/23/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Mark A Eitreim, 220 E 6th Ave, Lennox, SD 57039
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/20/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of reported fires - 34 took place in 2015, and the least - 5 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Lennox, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (37.7%), and Structure Fires (30.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Lennox, SD
    • 8937.7%Outside Fires
    • 7230.5%Structure Fires
    • 5021.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2510.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Lennox, SD
Most common first names in Lennox, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5279.8 years
Henry2682.1 years
George2684.7 years
Anna2485.9 years
Tena1687.2 years
William1579.0 years
Mary1582.7 years
Minnie1587.6 years
Jennie1487.7 years
Dick1481.3 years
Most common last names in Lennox, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson2779.7 years
Smit2182.6 years
Plucker2082.0 years
Buus1680.8 years
Sinning1681.1 years
Knock1582.0 years
Bossman1580.4 years
Meyer1582.2 years
Kuper1473.4 years
Poppenga1377.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Lennox, SD
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 14.5%Electricity
  • 2.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Lennox, SD
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 1.8%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Lennox compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are 2 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Adam R. Wirt (2)
  • Timothy E. Allen (1)
  • Chad Howe (1)
  • Mark Wegner (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2021.