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Montrose, South Dakota
Motto(s): 
"What You Need When You Need It"
Location in McCook County and the state of South Dakota
Location in McCook County and the state of South Dakota
Country United States
State South Dakota
County McCook
Platted 1880
Area
 • Total 0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Land 0.41 sq mi (1.07 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,470 ft (448 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 468
 • Density 1,075.24/sq mi (415.25/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57048
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-43500
GNIS feature ID 1256529
Website http://www.cityofmontrosesd.com/

Montrose is a city in McCook County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 468 at the 2020 census.

History

Montrose was laid out in 1880. Some say the town was named after the novel A Legend of Montrose by Sir Walter Scott, while others believe the name is an amalgamation of "mountain" and "rose", features near the original town site. A post office has been in operation in Montrose since 1880.

Geography

Montrose is located at 43°41′58″N 97°11′9″W / 43.69944°N 97.18583°W / 43.69944; -97.18583 (43.699453, -97.185858).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.41 square miles (1.06 km2), all of it land.

Montrose has been assigned the ZIP code 57048 and the FIPS place code 43500.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1890 563
1900 375 −33.4%
1910 442 17.9%
1920 519 17.4%
1930 471 −9.2%
1940 506 7.4%
1950 448 −11.5%
1960 430 −4.0%
1970 377 −12.3%
1980 396 5.0%
1990 420 6.1%
2000 460 9.5%
2010 472 2.6%
2020 468 −0.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 472 people, 191 households, and 135 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,151.2 inhabitants per square mile (444.5/km2). There were 208 housing units at an average density of 507.3 per square mile (195.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.7% White, 1.1% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.

There were 191 households, of which 35.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.2% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.3% were non-families. 26.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 14.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.99.

The median age in the city was 37.2 years. 27.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 28.2% were from 25 to 44; 22.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 46.6% male and 53.4% female.

Porter Sculpture Park

The Porter Sculpture Park is located outside the Montrose community, not far from I-90. Inside the park there sit 50 giant metal creatures designed by welding extra metal junk together. Of these 50 there is a 60-foot-tall (18 m) longhorn, a giant pink rocking horse, and a magic dragon. It is an example of one man's view of the world.


>. March 1, 2010 RV Park Reviews

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