Dolton, South Dakota

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Dolton, South Dakota
Town
Location in Turner County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Turner County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°29′26″N 97°23′6″W / 43.49056°N 97.38500°W / 43.49056; -97.38500Coordinates: 43°29′26″N 97°23′6″W / 43.49056°N 97.38500°W / 43.49056; -97.38500
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Turner
Incorporated 1909[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Land 0.26 sq mi (0.67 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,447 ft (441 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 37
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 37
 • Density 142.3/sq mi (54.9/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-16860[5]
GNIS feature ID 1254727[6]

Dolton is a town in Turner County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 37 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Dolton is located at 43°29′26″N 97°23′6″W / 43.49056°N 97.38500°W / 43.49056; -97.38500 (43.490479, -97.385060).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 147
1920 147 0.0%
1930 124 −15.6%
1940 121 −2.4%
1950 93 −23.1%
1960 71 −23.7%
1970 60 −15.5%
1980 47 −21.7%
1990 43 −8.5%
2000 41 −4.7%
2010 37 −9.8%
Est. 2014 36 [8] −2.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 37 people, 18 households, and 8 families residing in the town. The population density was 142.3 inhabitants per square mile (54.9/km2). There were 22 housing units at an average density of 84.6 per square mile (32.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 86.5% White, 2.7% from other races, and 10.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 18 households of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 33.3% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 55.6% were non-families. 44.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.06 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the town was 49.8 years. 21.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 10.8% were from 25 to 44; 48.6% were from 45 to 64; and 10.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 56.8% male and 43.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 41 people, 18 households, and 12 families residing in the town. The population density was 162.1 people per square mile (63.3/km²). There were 26 housing units at an average density of 102.8 per square mile (40.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 18 households out of which 11.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, and 33.3% were non-families. 27.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town the population was spread out with 14.6% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 39.0% from 45 to 64, and 14.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 156.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 169.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,688, and the median income for a family was $24,063. Males had a median income of $34,375 versus $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,833. None of the population or families were below the poverty line.

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