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Community Data

Nearby Cities

Rapid City 52 Miles
Pierre 114 Miles
Sioux Falls 287 Miles

Nearest Metro Areas

Denver, CO 454 Miles
Omaha, NE 479 Miles
Minneapolis, MN 559 Miles
Kansas City, KS 663 Miles
Chicago, IL 868 Miles

Climate

Annual avg. Temp. 60 degrees
January avg. Temp. 37 degrees
July avg. Temp. 89 degrees
Annual avg. Rainfall 15-18 inches
Annual avg. Snowfall 6-10 inches
Annual Wind Speed 11 mph
Annual # Sunny/Partly Sunny Days 226

Communications

Newspapers

  • Pennington County Courant-weekly
  • Rapid City Journal-daily

Radio Stations

  • KBHB 810 AM
  • KKLS 920 AM
  • KOTA 1380 AM

Telecommunications

Golden West Telecommunications - telephone, cable television, and Internet service provider

US Post Office

  • Express Mail
  • Parcel Service
  • FedEx
  • United Parcel Service

Top Employers

  • Golden West Companies
  • West River Electric Assoc
  • Wall Drug Store
  • Wall School District
  • USDA Forest Service
  • Badlands National Park
  • First Interstate Bank

Housing

Total Housing Units 438
Total Households 2000 Census 349

Rental Apartments

  • Wall Ridge Apartments - 8 units
  • Prairie Village Apartments - 27 units
  • Christianson Apartments - 8 units

Transportation

Railroad

Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern: expansion plans underway

Motor Freight Carriers

Several independents

Air

  • Wall Municipal Airport: Lighted/pcl 122.8 (after 10 pm), hard-surface 12/30 3500 ft runway w/PAPI turf 18/36 2000 ft crosswind runway.
  • Rapid City Regional Airport: commercial service, 50 miles

Public Transit

  • Wall Bus Service - Jackrabbit Lines, arrives/departs at Wall Auto Livery
  • Eastern Pennington County Transit: Transportation for senior citizens for doctor and other appointments in Rapid City (50 miles) and Philip (30 miles)

Taxes

Sales Tax 4%
Corporate Income Tax None
Local Wage Tax None
Personal Income Tax None
Personal Property Tax None
Local Occupation Tax None
State Property Tax None
City Sales Tax 2%

Utilities

Electricity

West River Electric Association

Fuels

  • Fuel Oil Distributor
  • Crown Oil
  • De's Oil & Propane
  • Farmer's Union/Philip SD
  • LP Gas Distributor
  • De's Oil & Propane
  • Coal Source: Gillette Wyoming, Rapid City SD

Sewer

Sanitary Sewer

  • Lagoon Treatment Plant: 89 acres
  • Solid Waste Disposal: Transfer Station
  • Waste: Cardboard, Newspaper, Aluminum

Telephone Service

Golden West Telecommunications Cooperative, Inc.

Water

Name of Supplier: City of Wall

  • Sources: 5 Deep Wells and West River Lyman Jones Rural Water System
  • Maximum Daily Capacity: 9000,000 GPD
  • Peak Load: 400,000 GPD
  • Storage Capacity: 300,000 overhead gallons