Verdon, South Dakota

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Verdon, South Dakota
Town
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°14′32″N 98°6′4″W / 45.24222°N 98.10111°W / 45.24222; -98.10111Coordinates: 45°14′32″N 98°6′4″W / 45.24222°N 98.10111°W / 45.24222; -98.10111
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Brown
Incorporated 1884[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,306 ft (398 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 5
 • Estimate (2013)[4] 5
 • Density 20.0/sq mi (7.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-66660
GNIS feature ID 1258742[5]

Verdon is a town in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 5 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Verdon was named after the city of Verdun, in France.[6]

Geography[edit]

Verdon is located at 45°14′32″N 98°6′3″W / 45.24222°N 98.10083°W / 45.24222; -98.10083 (45.24231, -98.10107).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 136
1920 90 −33.8%
1930 69 −23.3%
1940 65 −5.8%
1950 34 −47.7%
1960 28 −17.6%
1970 18 −35.7%
1980 7 −61.1%
1990 7 0.0%
2000 6 −14.3%
2010 5 −16.7%
Est. 2013 5 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
2013 Estimate[4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 5 people, 2 households, and 1 families residing in the town. The population density was 20.0 inhabitants per square mile (7.7 /km2). There were 4 housing units at an average density of 16.0 per square mile (6.2 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 2 households of which 50.0% were married couples living together and 50.0% were non-families. 0.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the town was 22.5 years. 0.0% of residents were under the age of 18; 60% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 0.0% were from 25 to 44; 40% were from 45 to 64; and 0.0% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 60.0% male and 40.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 6 people, 2 households, and 1 family residing in the town. The population density was 24.3 people per square mile (9.3/km²). There were 4 housing units at an average density of 16.2 per square mile (6.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 2 households out of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples, and 50.0% were non-families. 50.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 50.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.00 and the average family size was 5.00.

In the town the population was spread out with 50.0% under the age of 18, 33.3% from 25 to 44, and 16.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females there were 100 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 50 males.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  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 Verdon, 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.