Gettysburg, South Dakota facts for kids
Quick facts for kids
Gettysburg, South Dakota
Stocker Blacksmith Shop, listed on the National Register of Historic Places
Gettysburg "Where the Battle Wasn't"
"Come Play On The Prairie"
|• Total||1.92 sq mi (4.97 km2)|
|• Land||1.92 sq mi (4.97 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||2,064 ft (629 m)|
|• Density||562.73/sq mi (217.29/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC−6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1255235|
Gettysburg is located at.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.89 square miles (4.90 km2), all of it land.
Gettysburg has been assigned the ZIP code 57442 and the FIPS place code 24260.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,162 people, 534 households, and 310 families living in the city. The population density was 614.8 inhabitants per square mile (237.4/km2). There were 617 housing units at an average density of 326.5 per square mile (126.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.3% White, 0.3% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, and 1.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6% of the population.
There were 534 households, of which 21.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 5.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 41.9% were non-families. 37.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 21.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.08 and the average family size was 2.74.
The median age in the city was 50.3 years. 19.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.1% were from 25 to 44; 29.7% were from 45 to 64; and 27.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
Gettysburg, South Dakota Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.