Wilmot, South Dakota

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Wilmot, South Dakota
City
Location in Roberts County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Roberts County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°24′30″N 96°51′31″W / 45.40833°N 96.85861°W / 45.40833; -96.85861Coordinates: 45°24′30″N 96°51′31″W / 45.40833°N 96.85861°W / 45.40833; -96.85861
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Roberts
Incorporated 1891[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Land 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,198 ft (365 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 492
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 499
 • Density 1,004.1/sq mi (387.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57279
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-71980[5]
GNIS feature ID 1259033[6]
Website http://www.wilmotsouthdakota.com/

Wilmot is a city in Roberts County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 492 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Wilmot is located at 45°24′30″N 96°51′31″W / 45.40833°N 96.85861°W / 45.40833; -96.85861 (45.408251, -96.858640).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.49 square miles (1.27 km2), all of it land.[2]

Wilmot has been assigned the ZIP code 57279 and the FIPS place code 71980.

The Wilmot School has the team name "Wolves" for sports

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 352
1910 427 21.3%
1920 617 44.5%
1930 566 −8.3%
1940 628 11.0%
1950 590 −6.1%
1960 467 −20.8%
1970 518 10.9%
1980 507 −2.1%
1990 566 11.6%
2000 543 −4.1%
2010 492 −9.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 492 people, 208 households, and 122 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,004.1 inhabitants per square mile (387.7 /km2). There were 237 housing units at an average density of 483.7 per square mile (186.8 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.4% White, 7.9% Native American, 0.4% from other races, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.4% of the population.

There were 208 households of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.3% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 45.4 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.4% were from 45 to 64; and 25.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 543 people, 231 households, and 133 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,101.2 people per square mile (427.9/km²). There were 252 housing units at an average density of 511.0 per square mile (198.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 90.98% White, 7.00% Native American, 0.37% Asian, and 1.66% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.18% of the population.

There were 231 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.3% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.4% were non-families. 40.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 23.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the city the population was spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 20.4% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 29.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 94.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,000, and the median income for a family was $29,750. Males had a median income of $22,125 versus $15,673 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,561. About 13.6% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.2% of those under age 18 and 22.9% of those age 65 or over.

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