Worthing, South Dakota

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Worthing, South Dakota
City
Worthing, South Dakota 5.jpg
Motto: A Quiet Place to Call Home
Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°19′44″N 96°46′00″W / 43.32889°N 96.76667°W / 43.32889; -96.76667
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Lincoln
Founded 1879[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land 0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,362 ft (415 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 877
 • Estimate (2013)[4] 930
 • Density 1,566.1/sq mi (604.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57077
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-72820
GNIS feature ID 1259085[5]
Website http://cityofworthing.com/

Worthing is a city in Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States and is a suburb of Sioux Falls. The population was 877 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

It is named for Worthing, West Sussex in England.[6]

Geography[edit]

Worthing is located at 43°19′44″N 96°46′00″W / 43.328868°N 96.766593°W / 43.328868; -96.766593Coordinates: 43°19′44″N 96°46′00″W / 43.328868°N 96.766593°W / 43.328868; -96.766593 (43.328868, -96.766593).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.[2]

Worthing has been assigned the ZIP code 57077 and the FIPS place code 72820.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 213
1910 179 −16.0%
1920 238 33.0%
1930 262 10.1%
1940 291 11.1%
1950 272 −6.5%
1960 304 11.8%
1970 294 −3.3%
1980 388 32.0%
1990 371 −4.4%
2000 585 57.7%
2010 877 49.9%
Est. 2014 942 [8] 7.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2013 Estimate[4]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 877 people, 325 households, and 236 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 1.0% Black or African-American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.0% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 325 households of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.7 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 15, 10.6% from 15 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.2 years. Males make up 49.9% compared to 50.1% for females.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 585 people, 206 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,276.7 people per square mile (491.0/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 464.9 per square mile (178.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.97% White, 0.51% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 206 households out of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 38.5% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-17. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  4. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-07-20. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Katy Rice, 'Across the Pond', in Sussex Society, September 2011, p. 29
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  8. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 23, 2013.