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Artas, South Dakota
Town
Location in Campbell County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Campbell County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Campbell
Incorporated 1951
Area
 • Total 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
 • Land 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,821 ft (555 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 9
 • Estimate 
(2019)
8
 • Density 76.92/sq mi (29.69/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-02340
GNIS feature ID 1253695

Artas is a town in Campbell County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 9 at the 2010 census.

History

Artas was platted in 1901 when the railroad was extended to that point. Artas is a name derived from Greek, meaning "bread", the town being located in the Wheat belt. A post office was established at Artas in 1901.

Geography

Artas is located at 45°53′16″N 99°48′28″W / 45.88778°N 99.80778°W / 45.88778; -99.80778 (45.887723, -99.807771).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.10 square miles (0.26 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 87
1970 73 −16.1%
1980 43 −41.1%
1990 28 −34.9%
2000 13 −53.6%
2010 9 −30.8%
2019 (est.) 8 −11.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 9 people, 6 households, and 2 families residing in the town. The population density was 90.0 inhabitants per square mile (34.7/km2). There were 17 housing units at an average density of 170.0 per square mile (65.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 6 households, of which 33.3% were married couples living together and 66.7% were non-families. 50.0% 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 1.50 and the average family size was 2.00.

The median age in the town was 68.3 years. 0.0% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 0.0% were from 25 to 44; 44.4% were from 45 to 64; and 55.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 44.4% male and 55.6% female.

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