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Eagle Butte, South Dakota
Location in Dewey County and the state of South Dakota
|• Total||1.47 sq mi (3.80 km2)|
|• Land||1.36 sq mi (3.53 km2)|
|• Water||0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)|
|Elevation||2,418 ft (737 m)|
|• Density||988.25/sq mi (381.68/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−7 (Mountain (MST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−6 (MDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1267668|
Eagle Butte is a city in Dewey and Ziebach counties in South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,258 at the 2020 census.
Eagle Butte is located at 44°59′47″N 101°14′9″W / 44.99639°N 101.23583°W (44.996502, -101.235875).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.17 square miles (3.03 km2), all of it land.
Eagle Butte has been assigned the ZIP code 57625 and the FIPS place code 17620.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,318 people, 384 households, and 279 families living in the city. The population density was 1,126.5 inhabitants per square mile (434.9/km2). There were 414 housing units at an average density of 353.8 per square mile (136.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 6.8% White, 0.3% African American, 89.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.2% from other races, and 3.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.3% of the population.
There were 384 households, of which 59.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 19.3% were married couples living together, 44.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.3% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.43 and the average family size was 3.90.
The median age in the city was 22.8 years. 41.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 12.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 16.1% were from 45 to 64; and 4.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.3% male and 52.7% female.
It is in the Eagle Butte School District, which jointly operates Cheyenne-Eagle Butte School with the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE).
Until 2014 there was also a branch of Presentation College located in the town.
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