• HOUSING SALES – 2019

    Total Units Sold 147
    Average Sales Price $221,903
    Average Days on Market 71
    Source: Mount Rushmore MLS


    RENTAL RATES 
    One-bedroom  $550-$650
    Two-bedroom  $625-$1,350
    Three-bedroom  $775-$1,400
    Four-bedroom $1,350-$1,600
    Source: Community Partners Research, 2019 Sturgis Housing Study


    RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS
    Protestant: 16
    Catholic: 1

    HEALTH FACILITIES
    Hospitals: 2
    Medical Clinics: 4
    Dental Clinics: 4
    Eye Clinics: 3
    Physical Therapy: 2
    Chiropractic: 2
    Orthodontic: 2

    COMMUNICATIONS
    Radio Stations: 12
    TV Stations: 4
    Newspapers: 2
    Internet providers: 4

    PUBLIC RECREATION
    Indoor Swimming Pool
    Public 18-hole Golf Course
    Live Performing Theatre
    11-Mile Bike/Walk Path
    Tennis Courts
    Pickle Ball Courts
    Soccer Fields
    Baseball/Softball Fields
    Rodeo Grounds
    Fair Grounds
    Parks
    Skateboard Park
    Off Road Vehicle Trails
    BMX Bike Park
    Access to numerous hiking and biking trails within three miles of City Limits

    CLIMATE
    Average Precipitation: 21.76″
    Average Snowfall: 51.8″
    Average Snow Depth: 0.3″
    Summer temperatures tend to be in the 70’s; Winter temperatures are around 40.
    July is the warmest month of the year, with an average high temp of 88 degrees.
    January is the coldest month of the year, with an average high temp of 38 degrees.

    EDUCATION
    Local public school K-12: Meade District 46-1
    Schools Enrollment Ratios
    Elementary – 8  1,445 11:1
    Intermediate – 1  139 11:1
    Middle – 1  566 14:1
    Senior – 1  666 13:1

    HIGHER EDUCATION

    South Dakota School of Mines & Technology (SDSM&T)
    Rapid City, SD
    Enrollment: 2,654
    SDSM&T is a public technological university that specializes in a rigorous engineering and science curriculum, offering 23 undergraduate degrees, 13 MS degrees, and 6 PhD degrees. SDSM&T prepares students for leadership roles in engineering and science, advances knowledge through applied research, and benefits the state, region, and nation through collaborative efforts in education and economic development.
    Black Hills State University (BHSU)
    Spearfish, SD
    Enrollment: 4,035
    BHSU is South Dakota’s third largest public university. Business, technology, entrepreneurship, computer programming and computer applications provide training necessary for today’s business world. As a full-featured university, it offers 2-year certificate programs plus over 80 majors in baccalaureate and master degree programs. Distance learning is also offered.  
    Western Dakota Tech (WDT)
    Rapid City, SD
    Enrollment: 1,061
    WDT is the only technical institute serving the western SD region. WDT offers more than 20 programs in a variety of career fields, from certificate to 2-year associate degrees. WDT provides customized training programs to meet individual business needs and applications, as well as career internship opportunities.
    National American University (NAU)
    Rapid City, SD
    Enrollment: 1,665
    NAU is a private university with sites nationwide. NAU offers a wide variety of undergraduate programs, including Bachelor of Science degrees, Associate of Applied Science degrees, and diplomas in accounting, applied management, business, allied health, criminal justice, healthcare management, nursing, legal studies, and information technology.

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