Morristown, South Dakota

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Morristown, South Dakota
Town
Location in Corson County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Corson County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°56′16″N 101°43′11″W / 45.93778°N 101.71972°W / 45.93778; -101.71972Coordinates: 45°56′16″N 101°43′11″W / 45.93778°N 101.71972°W / 45.93778; -101.71972
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Corson
Incorporated 1910[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.91 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,254 ft (687 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 67
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 68
 • Density 191.4/sq mi (73.9/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 57645
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-43860[5]
GNIS feature ID 1256548[6]

Morristown is a town in Corson County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 67 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Morristown is located at 45°56′16″N 101°43′11″W / 45.93778°N 101.71972°W / 45.93778; -101.71972 (45.937800, -101.719733).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.35 square miles (0.91 km2), all of it land.[2]

Morristown has been assigned the ZIP Code 57645 and the FIPS place code 43860.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 67 people, 32 households, and 18 families residing in the town. The population density was 191.4 inhabitants per square mile (73.9 /km2). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 120.0 per square mile (46.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.5% White and 4.5% Native American.

There were 32 households of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.6% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 43.8% were non-families. 43.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% 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 2.83.

The median age in the town was 37.5 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.9% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 19.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 55.2% male and 44.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 82 people, 32 households, and 24 families residing in the town. The population density was 242.8 people per square mile (93.1/km²). There were 44 housing units at an average density of 130.3 per square mile (50.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.24% White, 3.66% Native American, and 6.10% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population.

There were 32 households out of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.6% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.56 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 9.8% from 18 to 24, 22.0% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 25.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 127.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 122.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,000, and the median income for a family was $21,875. Males had a median income of $17,083 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,017. There were no families and 2.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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