Valley Springs, South Dakota

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Population in 2019: 730 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 390  (53.6%)
Females: 340  (46.4%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57068.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $61,946 (it was $45,089 in 2000)
Valley Springs:

$61,946
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,671 (it was $16,507 in 2000)

Valley Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $161,803 (it was $73,000 in 2000)
Valley Springs:

$161,803
SD:

$185,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $135,844; detached houses: $138,454; mobile homes: $54,215

Median gross rent in 2019: $841.

March 2019 cost of living index in Valley Springs: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.6%
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  • Races in Valley Springs, SD (2019)
    • 68896.6%White alone
    • 172.4%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Valley Springs, South Dakota as of June 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Valley Springs is 363 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (42.5%), Irish (9.8%), Dutch (8.9%), Norwegian (8.3%), American (7.3%), Swedish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 2/22/1879

Elevation: 1392 feet

Land area: 0.81 square miles.

Population density: 899 people per square mile   (low).

Valley Springs, South Dakota map

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
South Dakota:

3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,029 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,805 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (13.8 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (162.3 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (462.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Beaver Creek, MN (2.3 miles ),
Brandon, SD (2.4 miles ),
Hills, MN (2.6 miles ),
Anderson, SD (3.0 miles ),
Pine Lakes Addition, SD (3.0 miles ),
Larchwood, IA (3.0 miles ),
Garretson, SD (3.0 miles ),
Steen, MN (3.3 miles)

Latitude: 43.58 N, Longitude: 96.46 W

Area code: 605

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $94,900
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,600
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $61,000
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $83,600
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $77,900
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $123,200
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $65,400
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $111,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $131,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Valley Springs, SD residents
Average permit cost in Valley Springs, SD
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in Valley Springs, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.5%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Educational services (4.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.6%)
  • Truck transportation (8.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Food (3.7%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (18.6%)
  • Health care (8.6%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.2%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (4.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Valley Springs, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (10.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Construction laborers (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)

Average climate in Valley Springs, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Valley Springs, South Dakota average temperatures Valley Springs, South Dakota average precipitation Valley Springs, South Dakota humidity Valley Springs, South Dakota wind speed Valley Springs, South Dakota snowfall Valley Springs, South Dakota sunshine Valley Springs, South Dakota clear and cloudy days
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 12.1 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 11.4 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 11.4 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 11.4 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 11.4 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 11.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.37
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Valley Springs-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.8 miles away from the Valley Springs city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/7/1993, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.7 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Valley Springs-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 173% greater 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 145.7 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 153.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from Valley Springs 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 101.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 144.8 miles away from Valley Springs center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 707.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Valley Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Valley Springs:

  • TUFF MEMORIAL HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HILLS, MN)
  • PALISADE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GARRETSON, SD)
  • STATE HOME CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • AVERA PRINCE OF PEACE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • PRINCE OF PEACE RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • AVERA MCKENNAN HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; SIOUX FALLS, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valley Springs:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 16 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • South Dakota State University (about 54 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • University of South Dakota (about 60 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 70 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 77 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 83 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Buena Vista University (about 91 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)

Public elementary/middle school in Valley Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Valley Springs: Valley Springs Fire Department (A), Valley Springs City Hall (B), Valley Springs Branch Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pleasant View Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Minnesota State Beaver Creek Travel Info (East Bound I 90).

Minnehaha 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 Valley Springs and their reported violations in the past:

VALLEY SPRINGS (Population served: 759, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In APR-27-2011, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2011)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2004, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-13-2005)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.0%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Valley Springs:

Marital status in Valley Springs, SD
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Valley Springs:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Valley Springs, SD (based on Minnehaha County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant49,75980
Catholic30,33516
Evangelical Protestant21,83284
Other2,60612
Orthodox2602
Black Protestant2491
None64,427-
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: 23
This county:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Minnehaha County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 81
Minnehaha County:

4.62 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

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

7.0%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.7%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Valley Springs:

43.1%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

31.7%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
South Dakota:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Valley Springs:

18.3%
South Dakota:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.3%
South Dakota:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Valley Springs:

6.7
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Valley Springs:

24.4%
South Dakota:

34.2%

General health condition:
This city:

50.6%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Valley Springs:

74.2%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Valley Springs, 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$4,092$49,1041$2,427
Streets and Highways 1$4,900$58,8000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$247
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$2,488
Totals for Government 2$8,992$53,9527$5,162

Valley Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $109,000 ($149.32)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($90.41)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($76.71)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($58.90)
    General Public Buildings: $29,000 ($39.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($36.99)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($36.99)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($19.18)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($6.85)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.48)
    Health - Other: $4,000 ($5.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($1.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($27.40)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $106,000 ($145.21)

Valley Springs government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $90,000 ($123.29)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.37)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $13,000 ($17.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($5.48)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.37)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $69,000 ($94.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($13.70)
    General Local Government Support: $3,000 ($4.11)
  • Tax - Property: $170,000 ($232.88)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $114,000 ($156.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $5,000 ($6.85)
    Amusements Sales: $2,000 ($2.74)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($2.74)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($2.74)

Valley Springs government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $462,000 ($632.88)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $422,000 ($578.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($54.79)

Valley Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $522,000 ($715.07)

7.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($641 average AGI)
Minnehaha County:

0.11%
South Dakota average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lincoln County, SD  1.68% ($61,209 average AGI)
from Brookings County, SD  0.18% ($40,075)
from Lake County, SD  0.11% ($48,184)


8.19% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.19%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($643 average AGI)
Minnehaha County:

0.13%
South Dakota average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lincoln County, SD  2.12% ($59,268 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.15% ($55,441)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.14% ($50,779)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valley Springs:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 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)
  • KWSN (1230 AM; 1 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KQAD (800 AM; 1 kW; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, 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.)
  • 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valley Springs:

  • 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.)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KRRO (103.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KKLS-FM (104.7 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KISD (98.7 FM; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KJOE (106.1 FM; SLAYTON, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KTWB (101.9 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K261CI (100.1 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/CNG COMPANY)
  • KKHG (107.9 FM; FLANDREAU, SD; Owner: LA COMMUNIQUE, INC.)
  • KNSW (91.7 FM; WORTHINGTON-MARSHALL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KSQB-FM (95.7 FM; DELL RAPIDS, SD; Owner: L A RADIO, 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)

TV broadcast stations around Valley Springs:

  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, 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)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K56GF (Channel 56; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KCSD-TV (Channel 23; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KSMN (Channel 20; WORTHINGTON, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA EDUCATIONAL TV COMPANY)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KDLV-TV (Channel 5; MITCHELL, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • K53EG (Channel 53; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SIOUXLAND CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING)
  • K48DK (Channel 48; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: STUART E. MOEN)
  • KXWB-LP (Channel 42; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPO-LP (Channel 26; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • KBNW-LP (Channel 44; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.8mTotal length
  • $9,309,000Total costs
  • 33,875Total average daily traffic
  • 5,121Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,485Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Valley Springs, SD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41930-1939
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Valley Springs, SD

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Intersection Of County Road 130 & 484th Ave (Lat: 43.649167 Lon: -96.528889), Type: Silo, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 32.9 m, Call Sign: WQGS813, Licensee ID: L01058454,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.725 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2007, Expiration Date: 04/09/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2017, Certifier: Duane Bly, Registrant: Duane Bly, 25775 484th Ave, Valley Spring, SD 57068, Phone: (605) 582-6555, Email:
  • 48494 260th St (Lat: 43.617306 Lon: -96.513028), Call Sign: WQVF994,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.697 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2015, Expiration Date: 01/30/2025, Certifier: Arny Erickson, Registrant: Vantek Communications, 221 S Jessica Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 996-1200, Fax: (605) 996-6206, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valley Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Valley Springs)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$91,6201$95,7002$197,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$88,970
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Valley Springs, SD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Valley Springs, SD - Value
Most common first names in Valley Springs, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John673.8 years
Frank575.6 years
William579.8 years
Arthur580.0 years
Elmer577.6 years
George583.2 years
David478.0 years
Harold476.0 years
Margaret470.2 years
Henry473.0 years
Most common last names in Valley Springs, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Scott1082.7 years
Nelson971.8 years
Olson978.9 years
Jacobson878.5 years
Denherder769.2 years
Smith570.4 years
Bly475.0 years
Bakker460.2 years
Anderson483.3 years
Johnson484.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Valley Springs, SD
  • 80.6%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Valley Springs, SD
  • 66.1%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 5.4%Other fuel


Valley Springs compared to South Dakota 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Gary Newman (3)
  • Bart L. Trevillyan (3)
  • Gary Roger Newman (2)
  • Gary R. Newman (2)
  • Alex C. Johnson (2)
  • Zachary L. Dawson (1)
  • Scott M. Obbink (1)
  • Shannon Scott Urban (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2021.