Olivet, South Dakota

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Olivet, South Dakota
Town
The Hutchinson County courthouse.
The Hutchinson County courthouse.
Location in Hutchinson County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Hutchinson County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°14′30″N 97°40′30″W / 43.24167°N 97.67500°W / 43.24167; -97.67500Coordinates: 43°14′30″N 97°40′30″W / 43.24167°N 97.67500°W / 43.24167; -97.67500
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Hutchinson
Platted 1873[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Land 0.15 sq mi (0.39 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,220 ft (372 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 74
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 72
 • Density 493.3/sq mi (190.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57052
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-46900[5]
GNIS feature ID 1256880[6]

Olivet is a town in Hutchinson County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 74 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Hutchinson County.[7]

History[edit]

Olivet was established in 1871 as the county seat. The first county courts were housed in a Methodist church; a permanent courthouse was built in 1881.[8]

Geography[edit]

Olivet is located at 43°14′30″N 97°40′30″W / 43.24167°N 97.67500°W / 43.24167; -97.67500 (43.241660, -97.675063).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.15 square miles (0.39 km2), all of it land.[2]

Olivet has been assigned the ZIP code 57052 and the FIPS place code 46900

Olivet lies north of Lonetree Creek and is on the west bank of the James River.

Highways[edit]

The only highway that goes through Olivet is U.S. Highway 18 running east-west. 426 Avenue runs north-south through the town.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 74 people, 39 households, and 27 families residing in the town. The population density was 493.3 inhabitants per square mile (190.5 /km2). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 313.3 per square mile (121.0 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.2% White, 2.7% Asian, and 4.1% from two or more races.

There were 39 households of which 12.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.8% were non-families. 28.2% 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 1.90 and the average family size was 2.26.

The median age in the town was 60.5 years. 9.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 5.5% were from 25 to 44; 48.7% were from 45 to 64; and 33.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.6% male and 51.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 70 people, 37 households, and 22 families residing in the town. The population density was 443.5 people per square mile (168.9/km²). There were 43 housing units at an average density of 272.4 per square mile (103.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.00% White, 2.86% Native American, and 7.14% from two or more races.

There were 37 households out of which 8.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.5% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.3% 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 2.45.

In the town the population was spread out with 8.6% under the age of 18, 8.6% from 18 to 24, 18.6% from 25 to 44, 32.9% from 45 to 64, and 31.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 54 years. For every 100 females there were 112.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $39,750. Males had a median income of $25,313 versus $22,083 for females. The per capita income for the town was $27,454. There were no families and 3.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 6.5% of those over 64.

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. ^ "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. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  8. ^ Hellmann, Paul T. (May 13, 2013). "Historical Gazetteer of the United States". Routledge. p. 994. Retrieved 30 November 2013. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.