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Ashton, South Dakota
|• Total||0.44 sq mi (1.13 km2)|
|• Land||0.44 sq mi (1.13 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,289 ft (393 m)|
|• Density||283.11/sq mi (109.30/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1265111|
Ashton was founded in 1879, but it was moved and replatted on the current site in 1881 in order to be located on a new railroad line. The town most likely takes its name after Ashton, England. A post office called Ashton has been in operation since 1879.
Ashton is located at(44.994523, -98.498577).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.44 square miles (1.14 km2), all of it land.
Ashton has been assigned the ZIP code 57424, and the FIPS place code 02540.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 122 people, 52 households, and 37 families residing in the city. The population density was 277.3 inhabitants per square mile (107.1/km2). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 145.5 per square mile (56.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.9% of the population.
There were 52 households, of which 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% were married couples living together, 13.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.8% were non-families. 28.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.84.
The median age in the city was 43.7 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.1% were from 25 to 44; 32.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.9% male and 45.1% female.
In Spanish: Ashton (Dakota del Sur) para niños
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