Hitchcock, South Dakota

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Hitchcock, South Dakota
Town
Location in Beadle County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Beadle County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°37′48″N 98°24′37″W / 44.63000°N 98.41028°W / 44.63000; -98.41028Coordinates: 44°37′48″N 98°24′37″W / 44.63000°N 98.41028°W / 44.63000; -98.41028
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Beadle
Area[1]
 • Total 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Land 0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,339 ft (408 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 91
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 92
 • Density 337.0/sq mi (130.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57348
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-29500[4]
GNIS feature ID 1265251[5]

Hitchcock is a town in Beadle County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 91 at the 2010 census.

Hitchcock co-ops with the nearby town of Tulare for sports, making them the Hitchcock/Tulare Patriots.

History[edit]

Hitchcock was platted in 1881.[6] Early variant names were Clarkville and Altoona.[6] The present name honors Charles S. Hitchcock, an original owner of the town site.[7] A post office has been in operation in Hitchcock since 1881.[8]

Geography[edit]

Hitchcock is located at 44°37′48″N 98°24′37″W / 44.63000°N 98.41028°W / 44.63000; -98.41028 (44.630123, -98.410259).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.[1]

Hitchcock has been assigned the ZIP code 57348 and the FIPS place code 29500.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 135
1910 259 91.9%
1920 358 38.2%
1930 334 −6.7%
1940 246 −26.3%
1950 227 −7.7%
1960 193 −15.0%
1970 150 −22.3%
1980 132 −12.0%
1990 95 −28.0%
2000 108 13.7%
2010 91 −15.7%
Est. 2015 95 [10] 4.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 91 people, 43 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 337.0 inhabitants per square mile (130.1/km2). There were 58 housing units at an average density of 214.8 per square mile (82.9/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.4% White, 1.1% African American, 1.1% Native American, 1.1% Asian, and 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 43 households of which 20.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.8% were married couples living together, 7.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.2% were non-families. 30.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.57.

The median age in the town was 47.5 years. 22% of residents were under the age of 18; 2.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.8% were from 25 to 44; 38.5% were from 45 to 64; and 17.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 58.2% male and 41.8% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 108 people, 52 households, and 31 families residing in the town. The population density was 404.3 people per square mile (154.4/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 228.3 per square mile (87.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.07% White, and 0.93% from two or more races.

There were 52 households out of which 17.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.5% were non-families. 34.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.4% 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 2.69.

In the town the population was spread out with 18.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 19.4% from 25 to 44, 33.3% from 45 to 64, and 21.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 47 years. For every 100 females there were 116.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $44,167. Males had a median income of $21,667 versus $13,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,640. There were 9.4% of families and 12.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including 26.7% of under eighteens and 24.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ a b Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 84. 
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 43. 
  8. ^ "Beadle County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 March 2015. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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