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Hartford, South Dakota

 

Hartford, South Dakota

Hartford, South Dakota
City
Motto: "On The Edge Of Everything"
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates:
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Minnehaha
Settled 1878[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 2.27 sq mi (5.88 km2)
 • Land 2.27 sq mi (5.88 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,572 ft (479 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,534
 • Estimate (2013[4]) 2,926
 • Density 1,116.3/sq mi (431.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57033
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-27540
GNIS feature ID 1265651[5]
Website City of Hartford

Hartford is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. A suburb of Sioux Falls, Hartford lies a few miles northwest of the city. The population was estimated to be 2,926 in July 2013, up from 2,534 at the 2010 census.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
    • 2010 census 3.1
    • 2000 census 3.2
  • Notable residents 4
  • References 5

History

Hartford was named in 1880 after Hartford, Connecticut.[6] A post office has been in operation in Hartford since 1880.[7] Hartford was incorporated in 1896.[8]

Geography

Hartford is located at .[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.27 square miles (5.88 km2), all of it land.[2]

Hartford has been assigned the ZIP code 57033.

Demographics

2010 census

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,534 people, 913 households, and 684 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,116.3 inhabitants per square mile (431.0/km2). There were 939 housing units at an average density of 413.7 per square mile (159.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.6% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.

There were 913 households of which 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.1% were non-families. 20.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age in the city was 31.9 years. 32.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.7% were from 45 to 64; and 8.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,844 people, 661 households, and 534 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,236.6 people per square mile (477.8/km2). There were 675 housing units at an average density of 452.7 per square mile (174.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.56% White, 0.11% African American, 1.14% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.33% of the population.

There were 661 households out of which 48.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 15.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the city the population was spread out with 32.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 34.7% from 25 to 44, 18.4% from 45 to 64, and 8.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $48,333, and the median income for a family was $53,942. Males had a median income of $34,792 versus $25,032 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,726. About 2.8% of families and 3.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.6% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable residents

References

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF).  
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010".  
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  4. ^ a b "Population Estimates".  
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  6. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 177. 
  7. ^ "Minnehaha County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  8. ^ "The beginning history". The Hartford Area News. Jun 1, 2006. p. 22. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  10. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^  
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