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Population (year 2000): 8,606. Estimated population in July 2005: 9,355 (+8.7% change)
Males: 4,007 (46.6%), Females: 4,599 (53.4%)

Lawrence County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 31.7 years
Median household income: $26,887 (year 2000)
Median house value: $92,500 (year 2000)

Spearfish, SD residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Spearfish:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.4%)
  • American Indian (3.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)

Ancestries: German (34.9%), Norwegian (13.6%), Irish (12.5%), English (12.0%), French (4.5%), Dutch (2.8%).South Dakota

Elevation: 3643 feet

Land area: 6.1 square miles

Spearfish,

For population 25 years and over in Spearfish

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 17.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Spearfish city

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,415 (+19.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, SD Rapid (51.6 miles pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Aurora, (338.0 miles pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (943.0 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Spearfish, SD (2.6 miles North Central City, SD (10.2 miles) , SD Lead, (11.3 miles SD Deadwood, (11.5 miles Fourche, SD (12.3 miles Belle SD (14.8 miles Whitewood, Fruitdale, SD (16.4 miles) , SD Sturgis, (23.6 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $118,600
  • 1998: 37 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 1999: 35 buildings, average cost: $151,800
  • 2000: 46 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2001: 89 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2002: 116 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2003: 131 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2004: 150 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2005: 150 buildings, average cost: $167,900

Latitude: 44.49 N, Longitude: 103.85 W

Area code: 605

Spearfish, South Dakota business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (17.6%), Retail trade (15.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,299 (+15.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,447 (65.6%)

Crime in Spearfish by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 2
    per 100,000 11.6 0.0 23.2
Robberies 0 2 0
    per 100,000 0.0 23.2 0.0
Assaults 6 15 12
    per 100,000 69.7 174.3 139.4
Burglaries 58 28 37
    per 100,000 673.9 325.4 429.9
Thefts 241 326 265
    per 100,000 2800.4 3788.1 3079.2
Auto thefts 10 7 13
    per 100,000 116.2 81.3 151.1
187.1 222.6 202.5

Average climate in Spearfish, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Spearfish,

Spearfish-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/29/1993, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.9 miles away from the Spearfish city center caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 7/12/1965, a category 3 tornado 18.8 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Matt Martin - College basketball player (Montana Grizzlies).


Hospitals/medical centers in Spearfish:
  • LOOKOUT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1440 N MAIN ST)
  • SPEARFISH SURGERY CENTER (1316 10TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Spearfish:
  • NORTHERN HILLS GENERAL HOSPITAL-CAH (about 15 miles; DEADWOOD, SD)
  • STURGIS COMMUNITY HEALTH CARE CTR-CAH (about 28 miles; STURGIS, SD)
  • CROOK COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; SUNDANCE, WY)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Spearfish:
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 58 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RCA)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 64 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RAP)
  • GILLETTE-CAMPBELL COUNTY (about 117 miles; GILLETTE, WY; ID: GCC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Spearfish:
  • BLACK HILLS-CLYDE ICE FIELD (about 7 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; ID: SPF)
  • BELLE FOURCHE MUNICIPAL (about 17 miles; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; ID: EFC)
  • STURGIS MUNI (about 34 miles; STURGIS, SD; ID: 49B)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7 $17,772 $30,466 7 $7,862
Financial Administration 4 $12,646 $37,938 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $14,854 $29,708 0 $0
Sewerage 8 $24,405 $36,607 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $6,596 $26,384 4 $2,991
Streets and Highways 5 $15,744 $37,785 0 $0
Police - Other 6 $12,602 $25,204 3 $1,289
Police Protection - Officers 17 $53,260 $37,595 0 $0
Health 1 $2,220 $26,640 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 8 $21,068 $31,602 1 $275
Natural Resources 1 $3,066 $36,792 0 $0
Water Supply 4 $9,093 $27,279 1 $372
Local Libraries 3 $6,527 $26,108 4 $3,062
Totals for Government 73 $199,853 $32,852 20 $15,851
Colleges/Universities in Spearfish:
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 3,190; Location: 1200 UNIVERSITY ST; Public; Website: www.bhsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • STAR AVIATION (Location: RR 2 BOX 396A BLACK HILLS AIRPORT; Private, for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Spearfish:
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 53 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 130 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 202 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 234 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 266 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 268 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 288 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
Public high school in Spearfish:
  • SPEARFISH HI SCH (Students: 670; Location: 1725 N MAIN; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Spearfish:
  • SPEARFISH MIDDLE SCH (Students: 484; Location: 1600 CANYON; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WEST ELEM (Students: 441; Location: 920 KING; Grades: PK - 03)
  • EAST ELEM (Students: 408; Location: 400 E HUDSON ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Spearfish:
  • SPEARFISH SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIS (Students: 3; Location: 340 NEVADA; Grades: 1 - 7)
Library in Spearfish:
  • GRACE BALLOCH MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,328; Location: 625 NORTH FIFTH STREET; 54,350 books; 1,311 audio materials; 2,397 video materials; 148 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Spearfish District Ranger Station (A).

Creek: Tetro Creek (A).


Spearfish compared to South Dakota state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Spearfish:
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBFS (1450 AM; 1 kW; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Spearfish:
  • K252DN (98.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K278AM (103.5 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KBHU-FM (89.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • K216AO (91.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: STATE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED TV)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFMH (102.1 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: MAS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KYDT (103.1 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: ULTIMATE CAPS, INC.)
  • KUWD (91.5 FM; SUNDANCE, WY; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING)
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
TV broadcast stations around Spearfish:
  • K17ES (Channel 4; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: SD BD.OF DIRECTORS EDUC'L.TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KHSD-TV (Channel 11; LEAD, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIVV-TV (Channel 5; LEAD, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KKRA-LP (Channel 24; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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