is a city in Walworth County
As of the census of 2000, there were 5,974 people, 2,506 households, and 1,643 families residing in the county. The population density was 8 people per square mile . There were 3,144 housing units at an average density of 4 per square mile...
, South Dakota
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, United States
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. The population was 3,465 at the 2010 census.
Mobridge is located at 45.539709°N 100.434716°W.
According to the United States Census Bureau
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, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km2
), all of it land.
Mobridge has been assigned the ZIP code
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57601 and the FIPS place code 43180.
As of the census
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of 2000, there were 3,574 people, 1,545 households, and 948 families residing in the city. The population density
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was 2,009.4 people per square mile (775.2/km2
). There were 1,808 housing units at an average density of 1,016.5 per square mile (392.2/km2
). The racial makeup of the city was 79.52% White, 0.03% African American, 18.13% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races
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, and 1.96% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,545 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples
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living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.88.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $25,583, and the median income for a family was $31,026. Males had a median income of $22,727 versus $16,990 for females. The per capita income
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for the city was $14,921. About 18.1% of families and 21.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.2% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.
|AM radio stations
KOLY is a radio station licensed to serve Mobridge, South Dakota. The station is owned by James River Broadcasting. It airs a full-service Adult Standards music format with extensive news, agricultural reports, sports, and Paul Harvey talk programming.All three Mobridge James River Broadcasting...
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|FM radio stations
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|City of license
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KOLY-FM is a radio station licensed to serve Mobridge, South Dakota. The station is owned by James River Broadcasting. It airs a Hot Adult Contemporary music format....
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KMLO is a radio station licensed to serve Lowry, South Dakota. The station is owned by James River Broadcasting. It airs a Country music format.All three Mobridge James River Broadcasting stations share studios at 118 3rd St...
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- KTSD-TV Ch. 10 PBS
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- KPLO-TV Ch. 13 CBS
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- KDLV-TV Ch. 26 NBC
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Indigenous American Oscar Howe
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did a mural for the town's auditorium. There are also disputed claims that some or all of Sitting Bull
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's remains were moved to Mobridge. Hall of Fame
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trainer Bill Mott was born in Mobridge. Mobridge was named for the town's railroad designation, a contracted form of Missouri "Mo" Bridge for the original railroad bridge over the Missouri River
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. The bridge was removed by the Corps of Engineers
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in the early 1960s.
The Brown Palace Hotel
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in Mobridge is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places
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