Raymond, South Dakota

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Raymond, South Dakota
Town
Location in Clark County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Clark County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°54′43″N 97°56′19″W / 44.91194°N 97.93861°W / 44.91194; -97.93861Coordinates: 44°54′43″N 97°56′19″W / 44.91194°N 97.93861°W / 44.91194; -97.93861
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Clark
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 1,457 ft (444 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 50
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 49
 • Density 192.3/sq mi (74.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57258
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-53260[5]
GNIS feature ID 1257293[6]

Raymond is a town in Clark County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 50 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

A post office called Raymond has been in operation since 1882.[7] Raymond was platted in 1883.[8] The town was named for J. M. Raymond, a railroad engineer.[8]

Geography[edit]

Raymond is located at 44°54′43″N 97°56′19″W / 44.91194°N 97.93861°W / 44.91194; -97.93861 (44.911877, -97.938477).[9]

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]

Raymond has been assigned the ZIP code 57258 and the FIPS place code 53260.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 241
1920 330 36.9%
1930 200 −39.4%
1940 206 3.0%
1950 174 −15.5%
1960 168 −3.4%
1970 114 −32.1%
1980 106 −7.0%
1990 96 −9.4%
2000 86 −10.4%
2010 50 −41.9%
Est. 2015 50 [10] 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 50 people, 27 households, and 15 families residing in the town. The population density was 192.3 inhabitants per square mile (74.2/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 146.2 per square mile (56.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.0% White and 2.0% African American. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.0% of the population.

There were 27 households of which 7.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.7% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 44.4% were non-families. 44.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 33.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.85 and the average family size was 2.40.

The median age in the town was 58.7 years. 4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24% were from 25 to 44; 32% were from 45 to 64; and 36% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 86 people, 37 households, and 23 families residing in the town. The population density was 328.2 people per square mile (127.7/km²). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 148.8 per square mile (57.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.51% White, 3.49% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.65% of the population.

There were 37 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 1.2% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $20,833 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,660. There were 13.6% of families and 17.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.8% of under eighteens and 26.7% of those over 64.

Education[edit]

Logan Consolidated Schools was located 1 mile east and 3 miles south of Raymond on the Carpenter road. The rural school housed the kindergarten through senior classes. The athletic teams had the mascot of the Arrows. The school was closed in 1962 and the high school enrollment that year consisted of 12 students.

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