New Witten, South Dakota

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New Witten, South Dakota
Town
Location in Tripp County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Tripp County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°26′21″N 100°4′54″W / 43.43917°N 100.08167°W / 43.43917; -100.08167Coordinates: 43°26′21″N 100°4′54″W / 43.43917°N 100.08167°W / 43.43917; -100.08167
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Tripp
Area[1]
 • Total 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Land 0.28 sq mi (0.73 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 79
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 77
 • Density 282.1/sq mi (108.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-45100[4]

New Witten is a town in Tripp County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 79 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.28 square miles (0.73 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 79 people, 35 households, and 22 families residing in the town. The population density was 282.1 inhabitants per square mile (108.9 /km2). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 182.1 per square mile (70.3 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.5% White and 2.5% from two or more races.

There were 35 households of which 22.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 37.1% were non-families. 37.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the town was 48.3 years. 24.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.9% were from 25 to 44; 33% were from 45 to 64; and 19% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.6% male and 49.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 51 people, 27 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 199.4 people per square mile (75.7/km²). There were 37 housing units at an average density of 144.7 per square mile (54.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 27 households out of which 18.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.6% were married couples living together, and 44.4% were non-families. 40.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.53.

In the town the population was spread out with 13.7% under the age of 18, 3.9% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 29.4% from 45 to 64, and 27.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $14,583, and the median income for a family was $26,250. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $4,500 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,664. There were no families and 20.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.4% of those over 64.

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