Badger, South Dakota

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Badger, South Dakota
Town
Location in Kingsbury County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Kingsbury County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°29′8″N 97°12′27″W / 44.48556°N 97.20750°W / 44.48556; -97.20750Coordinates: 44°29′8″N 97°12′27″W / 44.48556°N 97.20750°W / 44.48556; -97.20750
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Kingsbury
Platted 1906[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Land 1.06 sq mi (2.75 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,732 ft (528 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 107
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 108
 • Density 100.9/sq mi (39.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57214
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-03060[5]
GNIS feature ID 1253738[6]

Badger is a town in Kingsbury County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 107 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Badger is located at 44°29′8″N 97°12′27″W / 44.48556°N 97.20750°W / 44.48556; -97.20750 (44.485685, -97.207380).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.06 square miles (2.75 km2), all of it land.[2]

Badger has been assigned the ZIP code 57214, and the FIPS place code 03060.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 107 people, 48 households, and 27 families residing in the town. The population density was 100.9 inhabitants per square mile (39.0 /km2). There were 57 housing units at an average density of 53.8 per square mile (20.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 48 households of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 4.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.96.

The median age in the town was 48.8 years. 20.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 16.8% were from 25 to 44; 26.1% were from 45 to 64; and 28% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.5% male and 49.5% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 144 people, 62 households, and 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 135.3 people per square mile (52.5/km²). There were 66 housing units at an average density of 62.0 per square mile (24.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.31% White and 0.69% Asian.

There were 62 households out of which 24.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.1% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 27.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 2.8% from 18 to 24, 17.4% from 25 to 44, 24.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 84.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,278, and the median income for a family was $32,361. Males had a median income of $25,500 versus $30,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,508. There were none of the families and 3.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 11.1% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original on 10 February 2010. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.