Eagle Butte, South Dakota

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Eagle Butte, South Dakota
neetahkaswaáʾuʾ
wqbli pahd
City
Location in Dewey County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Dewey County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°59′47″N 101°14′9″W / 44.99639°N 101.23583°W / 44.99639; -101.23583Coordinates: 44°59′47″N 101°14′9″W / 44.99639°N 101.23583°W / 44.99639; -101.23583
Country United States
State South Dakota
Counties Dewey, Ziebach
Incorporated 1911[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 1.17 sq mi (3.03 km2)
 • Land 1.17 sq mi (3.03 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,418 ft (737 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,318
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,352
 • Density 1,126.5/sq mi (434.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 57625
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-17620[5]
GNIS feature ID 1267668[6]

Eagle Butte (Arikara: neetahkaswaáʾuʾ,[7] Lakota: wqbli pahd[8]) is a city in Dewey and Ziebach counties in the U.S. state of South Dakota. The population was 1,318 at the 2010 census.

It is the tribal headquarters of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation.[9]

Geography[edit]

Eagle Butte is located at 44°59′47″N 101°14′9″W / 44.99639°N 101.23583°W / 44.99639; -101.23583 (44.996502, -101.235875).[10]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.17 square miles (3.03 km2), all of it land.[2]

Eagle Butte has been assigned the ZIP code 57625 and the FIPS place code 17620.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 210
1930 387 84.3%
1940 374 −3.4%
1950 375 0.3%
1960 495 32.0%
1970 530 7.1%
1980 435 −17.9%
1990 489 12.4%
2000 619 26.6%
2010 1,318 112.9%
Est. 2012 1,352 2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,318 people, 384 households, and 279 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,126.5 inhabitants per square mile (434.9/km2). There were 414 housing units at an average density of 353.8 per square mile (136.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 6.8% White, 0.3% African American, 89.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.

There were 384 households of which 59.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 19.3% were married couples living together, 44.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.43 and the average family size was 3.90.

The median age in the city was 22.8 years. 41.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 16.1% were from 45 to 64; and 4.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 619 people, 227 households, and 140 families residing in the city. The population density was 675.4 people per square mile (259.8/km²). There were 262 housing units at an average density of 285.9 per square mile (110.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 18.26% White, 80.29% Native American, and 1.45% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.29% of the population.

There were 227 households out of which 43.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 29.1% were married couples living together, 26.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.9% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.49.

In the city the population was spread out with 38.8% under the age of 18, 12.8% from 18 to 24, 25.8% from 25 to 44, 14.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 24 years. For every 100 females there were 93.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.1 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $18,611, and the median income for a family was $20,313. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $24,167 for females. The per capita income for the city was $9,192. About 41.6% of families and 47.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 58.9% of those under age 18 and 21.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Cheyenne-Eagle Butte School serves Eagle Butte.[11][12] There is also a branch of Presentation College located in the town.[13]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. 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. ^ "AISRI Dictionary Database Search-- Arikara. Prototype version". Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  8. ^ Bright, William (2004). Native American Placenames of the United States. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 139. 
  9. ^ South Dakota Office of Tribal Government Relations Retrieved on 2009-02-08.
  10. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  11. ^ "Eagle Butte School District 20-1." Schooldigger. Retrieved on October 18, 2009.
  12. ^ "Eagle Butte city, South Dakota." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on October 18, 2009.
  13. ^ "About Presentation College". Retrieved 15 January 2013. 
  14. ^ Dart, Bob. "Squaring off in South Dakota." Austin American-Statesman. October 22, 2004. Retrieved on October 18, 2009.
  15. ^ Official Website - "Josh was born in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. He grew up in New Jersey and lives in New York."
  16. ^ Martin, Douglas (May 2, 2012). "Earl Rose, Coroner When Kennedy Was Shot, Dies at 85". The New York Times (New York). Retrieved April 1, 2013. 

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