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Dimock, South Dakota
Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church on 1st Street in Dimock, SD.
Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church on 1st Street in Dimock, SD.
Location in Hutchinson County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Hutchinson County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Hutchinson
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.44 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
1,375 ft (419 m)
 • Total 125
 • Estimate 
 • Density 755.81/sq mi (292.23/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-16620
GNIS feature ID 1254690

Dimock is a town in Hutchinson County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 125 at the 2010 census.

The first farmer settlers, a group of Wisconsin Germans, arrived in 1879. Dimock was laid out in 1910, and named for a railroad surveyor. The town's ornate Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church was built in 1909.


Dimock is located at 43°28′34″N 97°59′13″W / 43.47611°N 97.98694°W / 43.47611; -97.98694 (43.475992, -97.987055).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.16 square miles (0.41 km2), all of it land.

Dimock has been assigned the ZIP code 57331 and the FIPS place code 16620.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 167
1980 140 −16.2%
1990 157 12.1%
2000 151 −3.8%
2010 125 −17.2%
2019 (est.) 130 4.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 125 people, 55 households, and 38 families residing in the town. The population density was 781.3 inhabitants per square mile (301.7/km2). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 381.3 per square mile (147.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 55 households, of which 23.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.6% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.9% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.76.

The median age in the town was 48.5 years. 23.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.8% were from 25 to 44; 25.6% were from 45 to 64; and 27.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.

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