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Iroquois, South Dakota
Location in Beadle County (and Kingsbury County) and the state of South Dakota and the state of South Dakota
Location in Beadle County (and Kingsbury County) and the state of South Dakota and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
Counties Kingsbury, Beadle
Incorporated 1887
Area
 • Total 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Land 0.62 sq mi (1.61 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,401 ft (427 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 292
 • Density 417.74/sq mi (161.17/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57353
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-32020
GNIS feature ID 1255781

Iroquois is a city on the border of Beadle and Kingsbury counties in South Dakota, United States. The population was 292 at the 2020 census. The school building (kindergarten - twelfth grade) is located in Kingsbury County, while the school parking lot is located in Beadle County. Highway 14 runs directly through Iroquois.

Iroquois, S.D LCCN2007662797
Panorama of Iroquois from 1912

History

Iroquois was laid out in 1880. The city was named after the Iroquois people. A post office called Iroquois has been in operation since 1880.

Geography

Iroquois is located at 44°21′59″N 97°51′0″W / 44.36639°N 97.85000°W / 44.36639; -97.85000 (44.366437, -97.850095).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.61 km2), all of it land.

Iroquois has been assigned the ZIP code 57353 and the FIPS place code 32020.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 181
1900 276 52.5%
1910 578 109.4%
1920 651 12.6%
1930 531 −18.4%
1940 413 −22.2%
1950 413 0.0%
1960 385 −6.8%
1970 375 −2.6%
1980 348 −7.2%
1990 328 −5.7%
2000 278 −15.2%
2010 266 −4.3%
2020 292 9.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 266 people, 119 households, and 76 families residing in the city. The population density was 429.0 inhabitants per square mile (165.6/km2). There were 135 housing units at an average density of 217.7 per square mile (84.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.5% White and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 119 households, of which 25.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.2% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.1% were non-families. 32.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.86.

The median age in the city was 40.6 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 52.3% male and 47.7% female.

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