Claremont, South Dakota

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Claremont, South Dakota
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°40′21″N 98°0′57″W / 45.67250°N 98.01583°W / 45.67250; -98.01583Coordinates: 45°40′21″N 98°0′57″W / 45.67250°N 98.01583°W / 45.67250; -98.01583
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyBrown
Incorporated1903[1]
Area
 • Total0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Land0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 • Total127
 • Estimate 
(2019)[4]
128
 • Density509.96/sq mi (196.95/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57432
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-12100[5]
GNIS feature ID1254373[6]

Claremont is a town in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 127 at the 2010 census.

It was incorporated in 1903 and has been home to a post office since 1887. The town most likely was named after Claremont, New Hampshire.[7]

Geography[edit]

Claremont is located at 45°40′21″N 98°0′57″W / 45.67250°N 98.01583°W / 45.67250; -98.01583 (45.672635, -98.015844).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), of which 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.[9]

Claremont has been assigned the ZIP code 57432 and the FIPS place code 12100.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890121
1900120−0.8%
1910294145.0%
1920290−1.4%
1930285−1.7%
1940271−4.9%
1950236−12.9%
19602474.7%
1970214−13.4%
1980180−15.9%
1990135−25.0%
2000130−3.7%
2010127−2.3%
2019 (est.)128[4]0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
2017 Estimate[11]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 127 people, 53 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 508.0 inhabitants per square mile (196.1/km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 244.0 per square mile (94.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races.

There were 53 households, of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the town was 40.3 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 130 people, 60 households, and 39 families residing in the town. The population density was 469.1 people per square mile (179.3/km2). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 270.6 per square mile (103.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 60 households, out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,333, and the median income for a family was $20,417. Males had a median income of $21,094 versus $11,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,505. There were 17.1% of families and 19.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.0% of under eighteens and 16.0% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on February 10, 2010. Retrieved February 11, 2010.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 30, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 21, 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 30.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved June 21, 2012.
  10. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 23, 2016.
  11. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 22, 2019.