Shindler, South Dakota

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Population in 2010: 584.
Males: 307  (52.6%)
Females: 277  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

45.6 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57108.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $84,253
Shindler:

$84,253
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $41,070

Shindler CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $253,309
Shindler:

$253,309
SD:

$185,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $536,093; detached houses: $530,919
March 2019 cost of living index in Shindler: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Shindler, SD (2019)
    • 73795.2%White alone
    • 344.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: German (34.1%), Dutch (22.9%), Irish (7.7%), Norwegian (6.6%), Scandinavian (4.3%), American (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1403 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,589 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $4,008 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (6.0 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (156.6 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (469.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Anderson, SD (1.9 miles ),
Harrisburg, SD (2.0 miles ),
Pine Lakes Addition, SD (2.3 miles ),
Sioux Falls, SD (2.4 miles ),
Brandon, SD (3.0 miles ),
Tea, SD (3.1 miles ),
Meadow View Addition, SD (3.2 miles ),
Larchwood, IA (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 43.48 N, Longitude: 96.65 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 605

Distribution of median household income in Shindler, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Shindler, SD in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.3%
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 5.7 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 4.6 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 4.6 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 4.6 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 4.6 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 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.37
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shindler-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Shindler place center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shindler-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 183% 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 146.9 miles away from Shindler center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 154.7 miles away from Shindler center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 123.6 miles away from Shindler 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 93.9 miles away from Shindler center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 699.9 miles away from Shindler center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 153.1 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 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Shindler:

  • AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • AVERA PRINCE OF PEACE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • PRINCE OF PEACE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • COMPASSIONATE CARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • AVERA HEART HOSPITAL OF SOUTH DAKOTA Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF SIOUX FALLS (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shindler:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 10 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 50 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • South Dakota State University (about 59 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 71 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 81 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Wayne State College (about 88 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 92 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)

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

3.3 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

87.6%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Shindler:

Marital status in Shindler, SD
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Shindler:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shindler, 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
Lincoln County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

4.51 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

25.1%
South Dakota:

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

13.1%
South Dakota:

14.9%

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)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shindler:

  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSQB (1520 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: L A SKYWAVE, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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 Shindler:

  • 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)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • K261CI (100.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG COMPANY)
  • KAUR (89.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: AUGUSTANA COLLEGE ASSOCIATION)
  • KRSD (88.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KCFS (94.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KCSD (90.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SIOUX FALLS)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KVCF (90.5 FM; FREEMAN, SD; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • K252DG (98.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: CHRISTIAN HERITAGE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, INC.)
  • K208EN (89.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Shindler:

  • 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)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K53EG (Channel 53; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SIOUXLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K48DK (Channel 48; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: STUART E. MOEN)
  • KCSD-TV (Channel 23; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KXWB-LP (Channel 42; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPO-LP (Channel 26; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KBNW-LP (Channel 44; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K52ES (Channel 52; NORFOLK, NE; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.0mTotal length
  • $1,004,000Total costs
  • 4,934Total average daily traffic
  • 140Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,674Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shindler, SD
  • 50.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 25.3%Electricity
  • 15.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Other fuel
  • 1.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shindler, SD
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 37.5%Utility gas


Shindler compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Austria (population 500+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Asia (population 500+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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