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Castlewood, South Dakota
"A Small Town With A Big Heart"
|• Total||1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)|
|• Land||1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,686 ft (514 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||545.2/sq mi (210.5/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1265146|
Castlewood was platted in 1882 when the railroad was extended to that point. The city was named Castlewood after a place mentioned in the 1857 novel The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray. A post office has been in operation in Castlewood since 1882.
Castlewood is located at Big Sioux River.(44.723262, -97.029505), along the
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), all of it land.
Castlewood has been assigned the ZIP code 57223 and the FIPS place code 10500.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 627 people, 260 households, and 158 families residing in the city. The population density was 545.2 inhabitants per square mile (210.5/km2). There were 292 housing units at an average density of 253.9 per square mile (98.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 1.4% from other races, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.8% of the population.
There were 260 households of which 35.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.2% were non-families. 33.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 3.16.
The median age in the city was 36.2 years. 28.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26% were from 25 to 44; 24% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 666 people, 253 households, and 185 families residing in the city. The population density was 585.9 people per square mile (225.6/km²). There were 265 housing units at an average density of 233.1 per square mile (89.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 98.95% White, 0.45% Native American, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population. 38.1% were of German, 18.4% Norwegian, 9.9% Dutch, 6.8% American, 6.4% Irish and 5.6% English ancestry according to Census 2000.
There were 253 households out of which 40.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% were married couples living together, 7.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.5% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.06.
In the city, the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $36,607, and the median income for a family was $41,806. Males had a median income of $29,688 versus $20,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,682. About 7.7% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.
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