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Artesian, South Dakota
|• Total||0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)|
|• Land||0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,319 ft (402 m)|
|• Density||247.29/sq mi (95.49/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1265609|
When the first settlement at Artesian was made in 1883, it was called "Diana". A post office called Diana was established in 1883, the name was changed to Artesian City in 1887, and again to Artesian in 1889. The present name is for the artesian aquifer and artesian wells near the original town site.
Artesian is located at(44.007512, -97.923379).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all of it land.
Artesian has been assigned the ZIP code 57314, and the FIPS place code 02380.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 138 people, 73 households, and 42 families residing in the town. The population density was 250.9 inhabitants per square mile (96.9/km2). There were 96 housing units at an average density of 174.5 per square mile (67.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 89.9% White, 0.7% Asian, 3.6% from other races, and 5.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.8% of the population.
There were 73 households, of which 19.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.7% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.5% were non-families. 41.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 23.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.89 and the average family size was 2.45.
The median age in the town was 47 years. 14.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.1% were from 25 to 44; 34.1% were from 45 to 64; and 20.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 52.2% male and 47.8% female.
In Spanish: Artesian (Dakota del Sur) para niños
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