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Hartford, South Dakota
Main Street in Hartford, August 2010
Main Street in Hartford, August 2010
Motto(s): 
"On The Edge Of Everything"
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Minnehaha County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Minnehaha
Settled 1878
Area
 • Total 2.66 sq mi (6.88 km2)
 • Land 2.66 sq mi (6.88 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,572 ft (479 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 3,354
 • Density 1,262.80/sq mi (487.48/km2)
Time zone UTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57033
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-27540
GNIS feature ID 1265651
Website City of Hartford

Hartford is a city in Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States. A suburb of Sioux Falls, Hartford lies a few miles northwest of the city. The population was 3,354 at the 2020 census.

History

Hartford was named in 1880 after Hartford, Connecticut. An early variant name was Oaksville. A post office has been in operation in Hartford since 1880. Hartford was incorporated in 1896.

Geography

Hartford is located at 43°37′29″N 96°56′42″W / 43.624716°N 96.945084°W / 43.624716; -96.945084.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.27 square miles (5.88 km2), all of it land.

Hartford has been assigned the ZIP code 57033.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 423
1910 648 53.2%
1920 677 4.5%
1930 628 −7.2%
1940 647 3.0%
1950 592 −8.5%
1960 688 16.2%
1970 800 16.3%
1980 1,207 50.9%
1990 1,262 4.6%
2000 1,844 46.1%
2010 2,534 37.4%
2020 3,354 32.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 2,534 people, 913 households, and 684 families living in the city. The population density was 1,116.3 inhabitants per square mile (431.0/km2). There were 939 housing units at an average density of 413.7 per square mile (159.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.5% White, 0.6% African American, 1.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.1% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.6%.

Of the 913 households 45.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.1% were non-families. 20.0% of households were one person and 7.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.23.

The median age was 31.9 years. 32.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 30.3% were from 25 to 44; 22.7% were from 45 to 64; and 8.3% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.2% male and 51.8% female.

Notable people

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