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Claremont, South Dakota
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Brown
Incorporated 1903
Area
 • Total 0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)
 • Land 0.25 sq mi (0.65 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 108
 • Density 509.96/sq mi (196.95/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57432
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-12100
GNIS feature ID 1254373

Claremont is a town in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 108 at the 2020 census.

It was incorporated in 1903 and has been home to a post office since 1887. The town most likely was named after Claremont, New Hampshire.

Geography

Claremont is located at 45°40′21″N 98°0′57″W / 45.67250°N 98.01583°W / 45.67250; -98.01583 (45.672635, -98.015844).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.26 square miles (0.67 km2), of which 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.

Claremont has been assigned the ZIP code 57432 and the FIPS place code 12100.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 121
1900 120 −0.8%
1910 294 145.0%
1920 290 −1.4%
1930 285 −1.7%
1940 271 −4.9%
1950 236 −12.9%
1960 247 4.7%
1970 214 −13.4%
1980 180 −15.9%
1990 135 −25.0%
2000 130 −3.7%
2010 127 −2.3%
2020 108 −15.0%
U.S. Decennial Census
2017 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 127 people, 53 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 508.0 inhabitants per square mile (196.1/km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 244.0 per square mile (94.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 99.2% White and 0.8% from two or more races.

There were 53 households, of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.3% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 32.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 20.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.03.

The median age in the town was 40.3 years. 26.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 22.8% were from 45 to 64; and 21.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

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