Kyle, South Dakota
|Kyle, South Dakota
Location in Oglala Lakota County and the state of South Dakota
|• Total||2 sq mi (5.2 km2)|
|• Land||2 sq mi (5.2 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||2,910 ft (887 m)|
|• Density||423/sq mi (162.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1265753|
Kyle (Lakota: phežúta ȟaká; "Branched Medicine") is a census-designated place (CDP) in Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota, United States. Its population was 846 at the 2010 census. Located within the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of the Oglala Lakota, it is one of two settlements which are closest to the North American continental pole of inaccessibility.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there are 970 people, 205 households, and 168 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 481.3 people per square mile (185.4/km²). There were 219 housing units at an average density of 108.7/sq mi (41.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 5.15% White, 94.43% Native American, and 0.41% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.13% of the population.
There were 205 households out of which 53.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 36.6% were married couples living together, 34.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.6% were non-families. 13.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 4.46 and the average family size was 4.88.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 45.4% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 11.5% from 45 to 64, and 3.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $26,750, and the median income for a family was $27,000. Males had a median income of $21,953 versus $13,710 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,415. About 42.1% of families and 35.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 43.2% of those under age 18 and 17.4% of those age 65 or over.
The Little Wound School is administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The enrollment in the elementary, middle, and high school totals over 900 students, primarily Oglala Lakota. Oglala Lakota College in Kyle serves the Lakota Nation.
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