Tea, South Dakota

Population 3,874

Tea is located in Lincoln County, SD. The population is 3,874, making Tea the 3rd largest city in Lincoln County.

There are 4 public schools in Tea with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Tea is very low , and there are 11 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Tea is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Tea property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Tea include Delapre Township, Perry Township and La Valley Township.

Tea Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 1.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 37%

Crime Rate

44.36% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 95
  • Violent Crimes: 171
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 247
  • Property Crime: 1
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

26.35% Higher than national avg.
  • 11 offenders in Tea
  • 28.39 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

57 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 0
  • Tanks & Spills: 56


Low 2.3%
  • South Dakota unemployment average: 2.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.6%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Tea, SD and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Tea's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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Crime view details

11 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Tea, SD

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$234,900 compared to May 2018
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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106 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Tea, SD issued 106 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 106 permits, 27 were issued for single family homes and 79 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Tea, SD issued 21 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $580
  • 1 Bedroom: $700
  • 2 Bedrooms: $850
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,140
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,330

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Environmental Hazards

57 Environmental Hazards

Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (573/635)
    Tea, SD has 90.24% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Tea, SD is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.15 Average
    Tea, SD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 15.05°
  • February 19.7°
  • March 35.4°
  • April 46.46°
  • May 58.71°
  • June 68.86°
  • July 74.53°
  • August 71.67°
  • September 62.03°
  • October 49.38°
  • November 36.18°
  • December 18.63°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Tea, SD

Tea, SD has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Tea, SD has no risk of hurricanes.
Tea, SD has a very high risk of hail storms.
Tea, SD has a very high risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Tea, SD: $75,473


Unemployment in Tea is 2.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.8% and 3.6% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 30.99%
White Collar - 69.01%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Dennis Daugaard
  • Sen. Mike Rounds
  • Sen. John Thune

City Representatives

  • Kristi Noem

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in Tea, SD

1 FCC Tower view all

1 Fire Station view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in Tea, SD

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Tea, SD
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