Lennox, South Dakota

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Lennox, South Dakota
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Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°21′14″N 96°53′44″W / 43.35389°N 96.89556°W / 43.35389; -96.89556Coordinates: 43°21′14″N 96°53′44″W / 43.35389°N 96.89556°W / 43.35389; -96.89556
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyLincoln
Incorporated1889[1]
Area
 • Total1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Land1.31 sq mi (3.39 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,345 ft (410 m)
Population
 • Total2,111
 • Estimate 
(2015)[4]
2,272
 • Density1,611.5/sq mi (622.2/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57039
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-36380
GNIS feature ID1256091[5]
Websitehttp://www.cityoflennoxsd.com/

Lennox is a city in Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States. Located 20 milles south west from largest South Dakota city, Sioux Falls. The population was 2,111 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

The city has the name of Ben Lennox, a railroad official.[6]

Geography[edit]

Lennox is located at 43°21′14″N 96°53′44″W / 43.35389°N 96.89556°W / 43.35389; -96.89556 (43.353769, -96.895489).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.31 square miles (3.39 km2), all of it land.[2]

Lennox has been assigned the ZIP code 57039 and the FIPS place code 36380.

There are 4 July festivities each year, including the firecracker road race in the morning and a parade afterward.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
188089
1890363307.9%
190059162.8%
191074526.1%
19201,07444.2%
19301,1133.6%
19401,1644.6%
19501,2184.6%
19601,35311.1%
19701,4879.9%
19801,82722.9%
19901,767−3.3%
20002,03715.3%
20102,1113.6%
Est. 20162,330[8]10.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2015 Estimate[4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,111 people, 842 households, and 542 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,611.5 inhabitants per square mile (622.2/km2). There were 914 housing units at an average density of 697.7 per square mile (269.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.2% White, 0.1% African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.1% of the population.

There were 842 households of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 7.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.02.

The median age in the city was 37.8 years. 26.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27.2% were from 25 to 44; 23.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,037 people, 812 households, and 526 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,863.8 people per square mile (721.6/km²). There were 836 housing units at an average density of 764.9 per square mile (296.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.67% White, 0.05% African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 812 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.2% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.10.

In the city, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.2 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $35,217, and the median income for a family was $46,848. Males had a median income of $30,758 versus $21,319 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,940. About 2.7% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

It is a part of the Lennox School District 41-4, which operates Lennox Elementary/LWC Intermediate,[10] and LWC Junior High School/Lennox High School.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2010-02-14.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. 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. Archived from the original on October 19, 2016. Retrieved June 7, 2016.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 48.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  10. ^ "Lennox Elementary/LWC Intermediate." Lennox School District 41-4. Retrieved on June 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "Jr. High and Sr. High School." Lennox School District 41-4. Retrieved on June 20, 2018.