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Ethan, South Dakota
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Location in Davison County and the state of South Dakota
|• Total||0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)|
|• Land||0.26 sq mi (0.66 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,342 ft (409 m)|
|• Density||1,262.75/sq mi (487.46/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1254961|
Ethan is a town in Davison County, South Dakota, United States. It is part of the Mitchell, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 365 at the 2020 census. Ethan is located 10 miles south of Mitchell.
Ethan is located at 43°32′45″N 97°59′0″W / 43.54583°N 97.98333°W (43.545878, -97.983283).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.25 square miles (0.65 km2), all of it land.
Ethan has been assigned the ZIP code 57334.
Ethan was laid out in 1883, and named in honor of Ethan Allen, a patriot in the Revolutionary War.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 331 people, 130 households, and 92 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,324.0 inhabitants per square mile (511.2/km2). There were 142 housing units at an average density of 568.0 per square mile (219.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.9% White, 1.2% Native American, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.
There were 130 households, of which 36.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.2% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.01.
The median age in the town was 33.9 years. 28.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29.1% were from 25 to 44; 19.8% were from 45 to 64; and 14.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.