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Draper, South Dakota
Location in Jones County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Jones County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Jones
Incorporated 1910
Area
 • Total 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Land 0.65 sq mi (1.68 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,264 ft (690 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 82
 • Estimate 
(2019)
67
 • Density 103.08/sq mi (39.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57531
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-17020
GNIS feature ID 1254741

Draper is a town in Jones County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 82 at the 2010 census.

Draper was laid out in 1906, and named in honor of C. A. Draper, a railroad official.

Geography

Draper is located at 43°55′30″N 100°32′24″W / 43.92500°N 100.54000°W / 43.92500; -100.54000 (43.925099, -100.540099).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.65 square miles (1.68 km2), all of it land.

Draper has been assigned the ZIP code 57531 and the FIPS place code 17020.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 211
1920 173 −18.0%
1930 169 −2.3%
1940 190 12.4%
1950 252 32.6%
1960 215 −14.7%
1970 200 −7.0%
1980 138 −31.0%
1990 123 −10.9%
2000 92 −25.2%
2010 82 −10.9%
2019 (est.) 67 −18.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2012 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 82 people, 37 households, and 25 families residing in the town. The population density was 126.2 inhabitants per square mile (48.7/km2). There were 48 housing units at an average density of 73.8 per square mile (28.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.8% White and 1.2% from two or more races.

There were 37 households, of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.68.

The median age in the town was 50.7 years. 19.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.3% were from 25 to 44; 31.7% were from 45 to 64; and 26.8% 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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