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Hetland, South Dakota
Location in Kingsbury County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Kingsbury County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°22′36″N 97°14′4″W / 44.37667°N 97.23444°W / 44.37667; -97.23444Coordinates: 44°22′36″N 97°14′4″W / 44.37667°N 97.23444°W / 44.37667; -97.23444
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Kingsbury
Founded 1880
Area
 • Total 0.11 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Land 0.11 sq mi (0.30 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,732 ft (528 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 46
 • Estimate 
(2019)
47
 • Density 412.28/sq mi (158.78/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
57212, 57244
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-28460
GNIS feature ID 1265247

Hetland is a town in Kingsbury County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 46 at the 2010 census.

History

A post office called Hetland was established in 1888, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1997. The town was named for John Hetland, a pioneer settler.

Geography

Hetland is located at 44°22′36″N 97°14′4″W / 44.37667°N 97.23444°W / 44.37667; -97.23444 (44.376595, -97.234449).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2), all of it land.

Hetland has been assigned the ZIP code 57244 and the FIPS place code 28460.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 162
1910 223 37.7%
1920 248 11.2%
1930 250 0.8%
1940 199 −20.4%
1950 123 −38.2%
1960 107 −13.0%
1970 81 −24.3%
1980 66 −18.5%
1990 53 −19.7%
2000 43 −18.9%
2010 46 7.0%
2019 (est.) 47 2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 46 people, 17 households, and 11 families residing in the town. The population density was 418.2 inhabitants per square mile (161.5/km2). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 218.2 per square mile (84.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 100.0% White.

There were 17 households, of which 23.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.2% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 11.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.3% were non-families. 17.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.71 and the average family size was 2.91.

The median age in the town was 35 years. 34.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.5% were from 25 to 44; 30.4% were from 45 to 64; and 10.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 56.5% male and 43.5% female.

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