Lake Andes, South Dakota

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Lake Andes, South Dakota
City
Main Street, looking northwest
Main Street, looking northwest
Location in Charles Mix County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Charles Mix County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°9′25″N 98°32′17″W / 43.15694°N 98.53806°W / 43.15694; -98.53806Coordinates: 43°9′25″N 98°32′17″W / 43.15694°N 98.53806°W / 43.15694; -98.53806
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Charles Mix
Incorporated 1905[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.82 sq mi (2.12 km2)
 • Land 0.80 sq mi (2.07 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 1,480 ft (451 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 879
 • Estimate (2013[4]) 831
 • Density 1,098.8/sq mi (424.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57356
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-35100
GNIS feature ID 1256006[5]

Lake Andes is a city in, and the county seat of, Charles Mix County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 879 at the 2010 census.[6]

Geography[edit]

Lake Andes is located at 43°9′25″N 98°32′17″W / 43.15694°N 98.53806°W / 43.15694; -98.53806 (43.156825, -98.538053).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.82 square miles (2.12 km2), of which 0.80 square miles (2.07 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 920
1920 867 −5.8%
1930 1,052 21.3%
1940 785 −25.4%
1950 1,851 135.8%
1960 1,097 −40.7%
1970 948 −13.6%
1980 1,029 8.5%
1990 846 −17.8%
2000 819 −3.2%
2010 879 7.3%
Est. 2013 831 −5.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 879 people, 316 households, and 195 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,098.8 inhabitants per square mile (424.2/km2). There were 361 housing units at an average density of 451.3 per square mile (174.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 40.8% White, 0.1% African American, 52.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 6.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 316 households of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.2% were married couples living together, 26.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.3% were non-families. 34.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.24.

The median age in the city was 33.8 years. 32.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.6% were from 25 to 44; 19.9% were from 45 to 64; and 18.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.9% male and 52.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 819 people, 320 households, and 181 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,019.7 people per square mile (395.3/km²). There were 369 housing units at an average density of 459.4 per square mile (178.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 54.82% White, 0.37% African American, 42.61% Native American, 0.49% from other races, and 1.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.20% of the population.

There were 320 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.9% were married couples living together, 15.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.4% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,000, and the median income for a family was $28,833. Males had a median income of $21,333 versus $19,097 for females. The per capita income for the city was $10,022. About 26.3% of families and 33.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 40.7% of those under age 18 and 28.3% of those age 65 or over.

Community Events[edit]

Fish Days takes place annually the first weekend in June.[9] The Fort Randall traditional pow wow takes place annually the first weekend in August at the pow wow grounds.

Architecture[edit]

The Charles Mix County courthouse, located in Lake Andes, is a prominent fixture in the community. Constructed in the Prairie School architectural style, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1993 as a significant example of architecture and local government.[10]

On February 21, 2012, the 1910 Engel Hotel was listed on the NRHP. It is located at 202 Main Street and was built for the railroad industry.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-14. 
  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 2014-07-15. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  9. ^ Fish Day Events
  10. ^ "SOUTH DAKOTA - Charles Mix County". National Register of Historic Places. Retrieved 210-07-27.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)

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