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Farmer, South Dakota
Saint Peter's Grotto
Saint Peter's Grotto
Location in Hanson County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Hanson County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Hanson
Incorporated 1920
Area
 • Total 0.08 sq mi (0.22 km2)
 • Land 0.08 sq mi (0.22 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,394 ft (425 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 10
 • Estimate 
(2019)
10
 • Density 120.48/sq mi (46.50/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57311
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-21060
GNIS feature ID 1255013

Farmer is a town in Hanson County, South Dakota, United States. It is part of the Mitchell, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 10 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Farmer was established in 1890, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1992. A majority of the early settlers being farmers caused the name to be selected.

Geography

Farmer is located at 43°43′29″N 97°41′19″W / 43.72472°N 97.68861°W / 43.72472; -97.68861 (43.724747, -97.688492).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 132
1940 130 −1.5%
1950 114 −12.3%
1960 95 −16.7%
1970 58 −38.9%
1980 27 −53.4%
1990 23 −14.8%
2000 18 −21.7%
2010 10 −44.4%
2019 (est.) 10 0.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 10 people, 4 households, and 3 families residing in the town. The population density was 125.0 inhabitants per square mile (48.3/km2). There were 9 housing units at an average density of 112.5 per square mile (43.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 4 households, of which 50.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.0% were married couples living together, and 25.0% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the town was 46 years. 30% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.0% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20% were from 25 to 44; 30% were from 45 to 64; and 20% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.0% male and 50.0% female.

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