Scotland, South Dakota

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Scotland, South Dakota
City
Motto: "Live, Work, Play"
Location in Bon Homme County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Bon Homme County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°8′57″N 97°43′6″W / 43.14917°N 97.71833°W / 43.14917; -97.71833Coordinates: 43°8′57″N 97°43′6″W / 43.14917°N 97.71833°W / 43.14917; -97.71833
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Bon Homme
Incorporated 1885[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Land 0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,355 ft (413 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 841
 • Estimate (2013)[4] 832
 • Density 989.4/sq mi (382.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57059
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-57940
GNIS feature ID 1258001[5]
Website http://www.scotlandsd.org/

Scotland is a city in Bon Homme County, South Dakota, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 841.

History[edit]

Scottish immigrants named it for their native country of Scotland.[6]

Geography[edit]

Scotland is located at 43°8′57″N 97°43′6″W / 43.14917°N 97.71833°W / 43.14917; -97.71833 (43.149108, -97.718460).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.85 square miles (2.20 km2), all of it land.[2]

Scotland has been assigned the ZIP code 57059 and the FIPS place code 57940.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 150
1890 1,083 622.0%
1900 964 −11.0%
1910 1,102 14.3%
1920 1,234 12.0%
1930 1,163 −5.8%
1940 1,204 3.5%
1950 1,188 −1.3%
1960 1,077 −9.3%
1970 984 −8.6%
1980 1,022 3.9%
1990 968 −5.3%
2000 891 −8.0%
2010 841 −5.6%
Est. 2013 832 −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[4]
The James River near Scotland, South Dakota

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 841 people, 386 households, and 224 families residing in the city. The population density was 989.4 inhabitants per square mile (382.0/km2). There were 455 housing units at an average density of 535.3 per square mile (206.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.7% White, 1.0% African American, 0.8% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population.

There were 386 households of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.7% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.0% were non-families. 37.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.72.

The median age in the city was 50.3 years. 21% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17.8% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 31.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 891 people, 405 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 36.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.7% 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 2.68.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.5% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 36.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $28,984, and the median income for a family was $34,821. Males had a median income of $27,321 versus $18,542 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,427. About 7.4% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.1% of those under age 18 and 14.0% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-15. 
  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 2014-07-20. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Profile for Scotland, South Dakota". ePodunk. Retrieved 4 June 2014. 
  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 20, 2014.