Langford, South Dakota

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Langford, South Dakota
Town
Nickname(s): The Madrid of the West
Location in Marshall County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Marshall County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°36′8″N 97°49′53″W / 45.60222°N 97.83139°W / 45.60222; -97.83139Coordinates: 45°36′8″N 97°49′53″W / 45.60222°N 97.83139°W / 45.60222; -97.83139
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Marshall
Established 1886[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.80 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,371 ft (418 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 313
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 315
 • Density 1,009.7/sq mi (389.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57454
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-35820[5]
GNIS feature ID 1256056[6]

Langford is a town in Marshall County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 313 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Langford is located at 45°36′8″N 97°49′53″W / 45.60222°N 97.83139°W / 45.60222; -97.83139 (45.602096, -97.831422).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.80 km2), all of it land.[2]

Langford has been assigned the ZIP code 57454 and the FIPS place code 35820.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 313 people, 146 households, and 83 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,009.7 inhabitants per square mile (389.8/km2). There were 164 housing units at an average density of 529.0 per square mile (204.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.5% White, 2.9% Native American, 0.3% Asian, and 0.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 146 households of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.2% were non-families. 39.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the town was 46.5 years. 23.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 24.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 54.0% male and 46.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 290 people, 139 households, and 73 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,024.4 people per square mile (399.9/km²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 575.8 per square mile (224.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.90% White and 3.10% Native American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population.

There were 139 households out of which 21.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 46.8% were non-families. 44.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.09 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 2.4% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $28,214, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $26,458 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,062. About 2.7% of families and 11.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 10.7% of those sixty five or over.

Notable natives[edit]

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