New Effington, South Dakota

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for American Indian residents)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.46
South Dakota average:

1.74
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +14 (+6.4%).
Most common industries in New Effington, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (26.5%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Public administration (9.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.4%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.0%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (31.4%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (11.4%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (8.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (8.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.7%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (22.9%)
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (14.6%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • U. S. Postal service (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common occupations in New Effington, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (17.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.4%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.4%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Customer service representatives (6.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)

Average climate in New Effington, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Effington-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/1/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.9 miles away from the New Effington town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1964, a category F3 tornado 20.4 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Effington-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 12% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from New Effington center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 32.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 674.4 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 5.4 miles away from New Effington center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 234.9 miles away from New Effington center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Roberts County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 9, Winter Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Effington topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Effington:

  • TEKAKWITHA NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL AT SISSETON (Hospital, about 15 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • ST GERARD'S COMMUNITY OF CARE (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HANKINSON, ND)
  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SISSETON, SD)
  • COTEAU DES PRAIRIES HOSP (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SISSETON, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Effington:

  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 33 miles; Wahpeton, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 50 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 70 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 71 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 73 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 75 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • Northern State University (about 81 miles; Aberdeen, SD; FT enrollment: 2,203)

Public elementary/middle school in New Effington:

  • NEW EFFINGTON ELEMENTARY - 05 (Location: 10587 464TH AVE, Grades: PK-6)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Effington: New Effington City Hall (A), New Effington Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Dakota Magic Casino & Hotel (16849 102nd Street Southeast).

Roberts 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 New Effington and their reported violations in the past:

NEW EFFINGTON (Population served: 256, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (NOV-18-2005), St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2006), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2006)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.7%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.3%
Whole state:

6.5%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in New Effington (2011 data):

  • Dacotah Bank: New Effington Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1978/12/18. Info updated 2007/08/07: Bank assets: $1,902.6 mil, Deposits: $1,684.0 mil, headquarters in Aberdeen, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Dacotah Banks, Inc.
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for New Effington, SD (based on Roberts County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,27617
Catholic1,5755
Evangelical Protestant1,18914
Other1632
None3,946-
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: 7
Here:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Roberts County:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Roberts County:

12.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Roberts County:

30.9%
South Dakota:

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

18.6%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Effington:

42.7%
South Dakota:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Effington:

43.8%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average BMI:
New Effington:

30.5
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.9%
South Dakota:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.2%
South Dakota:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
South Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

42.6%
South Dakota:

34.1%

General health condition:
New Effington:

52.4%
State:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
New Effington:

83.4%
South Dakota:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Effington, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,967$47,6040$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$189
Sewerage 0$0 1$189
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$128
Other and Unallocable 0$0 6$10,930
Totals for Government 1$3,967$47,60411$11,436

New Effington government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Liquor Stores: $278,000 ($1116.47)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($253.01)
    Regular Highways: $34,000 ($136.55)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($136.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($92.37)
    Water Utilities: $23,000 ($92.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($20.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($4.02)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $85,000 ($341.37)

New Effington government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $42,000 ($168.67)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($16.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $3,000 ($12.05)
  • Revenue - Liquor Stores: $356,000 ($1429.72)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($168.67)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($88.35)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($4.02)

New Effington government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $301,000 ($1208.84)

5.11% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,516 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.11%
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 Codington County, SD  0.56% ($28,700 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Effington:

  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMSD (1510 AM; 5 kW; MILBANK, SD; Owner: BIG STONE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Effington:

  • KCGN-FM (101.5 FM; ORTONVILLE, MN; Owner: CGN CORPORATION)
  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBWS-FM (102.9 FM; SISSETON, SD; Owner: PHEASANT COUNTRY BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around New Effington:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 41.0mTotal length
  • $24,000Total costs
  • 22,448Total average daily traffic
  • 6,154Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in New Effington, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 101970-1979
  • 41980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Effington, SD

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • FARM, 10869 467th Ave (Lat: 45.809667 Lon: -96.856194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20.8 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WQZG579,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.462 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2017, Expiration Date: 05/10/2027, Certifier: Kevin W Klein, Registrant: Dakota Electronics, 423 Brown County 19 S., Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W0MDD, Grant Date: 12/18/1997, Expiration Date: 12/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 12/19/2009, Registrant: John B Ohnstad, Rr 1 Box 80, New Effington, SD 57255-9744
  • Call Sign: KB9YVH, Licensee ID: L00322042, Grant Date: 11/17/2010, Expiration Date: 02/05/2021, Certifier: John M Paul, Registrant: John M Paul, 60 Whittier Ave., New Effington, SD 57255

Most common first names in New Effington, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William873.7 years
Albert679.5 years
Clara683.5 years
John581.0 years
Edwin580.6 years
Mary580.6 years
Oscar579.2 years
Carl480.7 years
Edward480.0 years
Alma489.6 years
Most common last names in New Effington, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ellingson879.9 years
Navratil872.1 years
Bisek773.8 years
Nerison575.8 years
Ekstrom578.0 years
Martinek582.0 years
Broz588.4 years
Ceroll472.8 years
Weinkauf488.0 years
Koeppe477.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Effington, SD
  • 48.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 25.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Effington, SD
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


New Effington compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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