Baltic, South Dakota

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Baltic, South Dakota
City
Baltic, South Dakota 1.jpg
Motto: "Begin Building Tomorrow Dreams Today"
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°45′44″N 96°44′16″W / 43.76222°N 96.73778°W / 43.76222; -96.73778Coordinates: 43°45′44″N 96°44′16″W / 43.76222°N 96.73778°W / 43.76222; -96.73778
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Minnehaha
Incorporated 1907[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.76 sq mi (1.97 km2)
 • Land 0.74 sq mi (1.92 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 1,476 ft (450 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,089
 • Estimate (2013)[4] 1,147
 • Density 1,471.6/sq mi (568.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57003
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-03380
GNIS feature ID 1265611[5]
Website http://baltic.govoffice.com/

Baltic is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,089 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Baltic is located at 43°45′44″N 96°44′16″W / 43.76222°N 96.73778°W / 43.76222; -96.73778 (43.762331, -96.737707),[6] along the Big Sioux River.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.76 square miles (1.97 km2), of which, 0.74 square miles (1.92 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 278
1920 287 3.2%
1930 272 −5.2%
1940 270 −0.7%
1950 255 −5.6%
1960 278 9.0%
1970 364 30.9%
1980 679 86.5%
1990 666 −1.9%
2000 811 21.8%
2010 1,089 34.3%
Est. 2013 1,147 5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,089 people, 389 households, and 302 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,471.6 inhabitants per square mile (568.2 /km2). There were 409 housing units at an average density of 552.7 per square mile (213.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.4% White, 0.5% African American, 0.9% Native American, 2.1% from other races, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 389 households of which 47.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.4% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 22.4% were non-families. 19.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 30.9 years. 32.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 33% were from 25 to 44; 20.7% were from 45 to 64; and 6.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 811 people, 300 households, and 233 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,151.4 people per square mile (447.3/km²). There were 311 housing units at an average density of 441.5 per square mile (171.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.89% White, 0.49% Native American, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.

There were 300 households out of which 42.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 18.6% from 45 to 64, and 8.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $46,023, and the median income for a family was $50,000. Males had a median income of $30,188 versus $22,260 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,268. About 3.3% of families and 3.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.3% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Baltic Public Schools are part of Baltic School District. The three school sin the district include Baltic Elementary School, Baltic Middle School and Baltic High School.[9]

The school district is surrounded by the Dell Rapids School District. The Baltic School District mascot is the Bulldog.

Baltic Girls Basketball has had much athletic success winning a total of 5 state titles.

Culture[edit]

Baltic River Park Days is a family friendly event taking place the 3rd weekend of July. The scenic river park is the backdrop for free movies in the park, kickball, tug of war, bean bags, kids games, duck races, show and shine and a Grand Parade.

Notable natives[edit]

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. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-07-20. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ DeLorme (2001). South Dakota Atlas & Gazetteer. Yarmouth, Maine: DeLorme. ISBN 0-89933-330-3
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 23, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Baltic School District". Baltic School Districtol. Retrieved July 28, 2012. 

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