Wagner, South Dakota

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Wagner, South Dakota
City
Motto: "A Going, Growing City"
Location in Charles Mix County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Charles Mix County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°4′49″N 98°17′41″W / 43.08028°N 98.29472°W / 43.08028; -98.29472Coordinates: 43°4′49″N 98°17′41″W / 43.08028°N 98.29472°W / 43.08028; -98.29472
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Charles Mix
Incorporated 1907[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2.05 sq mi (5.31 km2)
 • Land 2.04 sq mi (5.28 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation 1,447 ft (441 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,566
 • Estimate (2013[4]) 1,573
 • Density 767.6/sq mi (296.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 57380
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-68020
GNIS feature ID 1258781[5]
Website The Official Site of Wagner, South Dakota

Wagner is a city in Charles Mix County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,566 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Wagner was incorporated in 1907,[6] and was named for Walt Wagner, local postmaster.[7]

Geography[edit]

Wagner is located at 43°4′49″N 98°17′41″W / 43.08028°N 98.29472°W / 43.08028; -98.29472 (43.080349, -98.294799).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.05 square miles (5.31 km2), of which 2.04 square miles (5.28 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 964
1920 1,236 28.2%
1930 1,420 14.9%
1940 1,319 −7.1%
1950 1,528 15.8%
1960 1,586 3.8%
1970 1,655 4.4%
1980 1,453 −12.2%
1990 1,462 0.6%
2000 1,675 14.6%
2010 1,566 −6.5%
Est. 2013 1,573 0.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,566 people, 639 households, and 367 families residing in the city. The population density was 767.6 inhabitants per square mile (296.4 /km2). There were 726 housing units at an average density of 355.9 per square mile (137.4 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 54.7% White, 0.2% African American, 40.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.

There were 639 households of which 29.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.2% were married couples living together, 13.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.6% were non-families. 39.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 3.20.

The median age in the city was 42.8 years. 27.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 23.3% were from 45 to 64; and 24.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.7% male and 52.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,675 people, 678 households, and 406 families residing in the city. The population density was 619.4 people per square mile (239.5/km²). There were 747 housing units at an average density of 276.2 per square mile (106.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 63.40% White, 0.24% African American, 34.33% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.99% of the population.

There were 678 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 80.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.6 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $21,863, and the median income for a family was $28,021. Males had a median income of $26,216 versus $17,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,207. About 20.5% of families and 25.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.6% of those under age 18 and 28.6% of those age 65 or over.

Climate[edit]

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Wagner has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.[10]

Climate data for Wagner, South Dakota
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) −1
(31)
2
(36)
9
(48)
17
(63)
23
(74)
29
(84)
33
(91)
32
(89)
26
(79)
19
(66)
8
(47)
2
(35)
16.6
(61.9)
Average low °C (°F) −13
(9)
−10
(14)
−4
(24)
2
(36)
8
(47)
14
(58)
17
(63)
16
(61)
11
(51)
4
(39)
−4
(25)
−10
(14)
2.6
(36.8)
Precipitation mm (inches) 18
(0.7)
23
(0.9)
41
(1.6)
69
(2.7)
89
(3.5)
97
(3.8)
71
(2.8)
69
(2.7)
64
(2.5)
43
(1.7)
30
(1)
20
(0.8)
634
(24.7)
Source: Weatherbase [11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  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 2014-07-15. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "Wagner, South Dakota". City-Data.com. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Profile for Wagner, South Dakota, SD". ePodunk. Retrieved 5 August 2012. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved July 15, 2014. 
  10. ^ Climate Summary for Wagner, South Dakota
  11. ^ "Weatherbase.com". Weatherbase. 2013.  Retrieved on October 10, 2013.