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Columbia, 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 1885
Area
 • Total 1.52 sq mi (3.93 km2)
 • Land 1.52 sq mi (3.93 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,302 ft (397 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 160
 • Density 90.97/sq mi (35.13/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57433
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-13420
GNIS feature ID 1265162

Columbia is a city on the James River in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 160 at the 2020 census.

History

An early variant name was Allentown. The city derives its present name from the song "Hail, Columbia".

Geography

Columbia is located at 45°36′41″N 98°18′43″W / 45.61139°N 98.31194°W / 45.61139; -98.31194 (45.611364, -98.311929).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.52 square miles (3.94 km2), all land.

Columbia has been assigned the ZIP code 57433 and the FIPS place code 13420.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 133
1890 400 200.8%
1900 143 −64.2%
1910 235 64.3%
1920 327 39.1%
1930 251 −23.2%
1940 275 9.6%
1950 270 −1.8%
1960 272 0.7%
1970 240 −11.8%
1980 161 −32.9%
1990 133 −17.4%
2000 140 5.3%
2010 136 −2.9%
2020 160 17.6%
U.S. Decennial Census
2017 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 136 people, 70 households, and 39 families residing in the city. The population density was 89.5 inhabitants per square mile (34.6/km2). There were 80 housing units at an average density of 52.6 per square mile (20.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.7% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.2% of the population.

There were 70 households, of which 17.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 8.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 44.3% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.59.

The median age in the city was 51 years. 15.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22% were from 25 to 44; 33.9% were from 45 to 64; and 24.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.5% male and 48.5% female.

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