Butler, South Dakota

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Butler, South Dakota
Location in Day County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Day County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°15′29″N 97°42′49″W / 45.25806°N 97.71361°W / 45.25806; -97.71361Coordinates: 45°15′29″N 97°42′49″W / 45.25806°N 97.71361°W / 45.25806; -97.71361
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyDay
Incorporated1905[1]
Area
 • Total0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Land0.29 sq mi (0.75 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,827 ft (557 m)
Population
 • Total17
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
17
 • Density58.42/sq mi (22.58/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57219
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-08860[5]
GNIS feature ID1254176[6]

Butler is a town in Day County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 17 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Butler was laid out in 1887, and named in honor of Harrison Butler, the original owner of the site.[7]

Geography[edit]

Butler is located at 45°15′29″N 97°42′49″W / 45.25806°N 97.71361°W / 45.25806; -97.71361 (45.258174, -97.713673).[8]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.29 square miles (0.75 km2), all of it land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910162
1920156−3.7%
193018417.9%
1940153−16.8%
1950109−28.8%
196062−43.1%
197038−38.7%
198022−42.1%
199017−22.7%
2000170.0%
2010170.0%
Est. 201817[4]0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 17 people, 9 households, and 6 families residing in the town. The population density was 58.6 inhabitants per square mile (22.6/km2). There were 12 housing units at an average density of 41.4 per square mile (16.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 9 households of which 66.7% were married couples living together and 33.3% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.17.

The median age in the town was 53.5 years. 0.0% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.6% were from 25 to 44; 47% were from 45 to 64; and 23.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 64.7% male and 35.3% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 17 people, 6 households, and 6 families residing in the town. The population density was 27.9 people per square mile (10.8/km2). There were 7 housing units at an average density of 11.5 per square mile (4.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 6 households, out of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 83.3% were married couples living together, and 0.0% were non-families. No households were made up of individuals, and none had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 2.83.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 23.5% under the age of 18, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 41.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females, there were 112.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $16,875, and the median income for a family was $16,875. Males had a median income of $21,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the town was $8,371. Below the poverty line were 23.8% of people, 28.6% of families, 40.0% of those under 18 and 33.3% of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-02-10. Retrieved 2010-02-11.
  2. ^ "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 22, 2020.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  4. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. June 27, 2019. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  5. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  7. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 29.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2012-01-25. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.