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Garretson, South Dakota
Split Rock Park
The City of Parks
|• Total||1.50 sq mi (3.89 km2)|
|• Land||1.46 sq mi (3.77 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.11 km2)|
|Elevation||1,503 ft (458 m)|
|• Density||787.77/sq mi (304.17/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1255211|
The city has the name of A. S. Garretson, a local banker.
Garretson is located at(43.714479, -96.502020).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.49 square miles (3.86 km2), of which, 1.45 square miles (3.76 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.
Garretson has been assigned the ZIP code 57030 and the FIPS place code 23820.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,166 people, 449 households, and 308 families living in the city. The population density was 804.1 inhabitants per square mile (310.5/km2). There were 476 housing units at an average density of 328.3 per square mile (126.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White, 0.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, and 1.1% from two or more races (Mulatto, Asian-European, mixed races) Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.3% of the population.
There were 449 households, of which 38.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.9% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.4% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median age in the city was 38.1 years. 28.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 24.8% were from 45 to 64; and 15.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
Points of interest
Palisades State Park is also near Garretson.
Garretson Public Schools are part of the Garretson School District (South Dakota). The Garretson School District has one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school.
Students attend Garretson High School.
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