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Claire City, South Dakota
Location in Roberts County and the state of South Dakota
|• Total||0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)|
|• Land||0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,201 ft (366 m)|
|• Density||409.84/sq mi (158.27/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1254369|
Claire City is a town in Roberts County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 82 at the 2020 census.
Claire City was founded in 1913 and named by A. E. Feeney, one of the four donors of the town site, for his wife, Claire. Mrs. Feeney was still living on land adjoining the town in 1941. The post office in Claire City was established November 21, 1913. The first postmaster was Ben Sandsmark; the post office moved into the Herb Bladow building in 1968.
Claire City is located at 45°51′27″N 97°6′10″W / 45.85750°N 97.10278°W (45.857403, -97.102739).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.
Claire City has been assigned the ZIP code 57224 and the FIPS place code 12020.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 76 people, 33 households, and 25 families residing in the town. The population density was 422.2 inhabitants per square mile (163.0/km2). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 216.7 per square mile (83.7/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 78.9% White, 1.3% African American, 14.5% Native American, 3.9% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.9% of the population.
There were 33 households, of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.2% were non-families. 21.2% 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 2.30 and the average family size was 2.64.
The median age in the town was 44.5 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.5% were from 25 to 44; 35.5% were from 45 to 64; and 14.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 53.9% male and 46.1% female.
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