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New Underwood

wóȟešma tȟéča
New Underwood, South Dakota
Moe's Bar and Grill and City Hall in New Underwood.
Moe's Bar and Grill and City Hall in New Underwood.
Location in Pennington County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Pennington County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°5′38″N 102°50′3″W / 44.09389°N 102.83417°W / 44.09389; -102.83417Coordinates: 44°5′38″N 102°50′3″W / 44.09389°N 102.83417°W / 44.09389; -102.83417
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Pennington
Area
 • Total 1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Land 1.45 sq mi (3.75 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,844 ft (867 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 660
 • Estimate 
(2019)
673
 • Density 464.78/sq mi (179.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
57761
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-45060
GNIS feature ID 1256685

New Underwood (Lakota: wóȟešma tȟéča; "new undergrowth") is a city in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 679 at the 2020 Census.

New Underwood got its start circa 1906. The city was named for John Underwood, a cattleman.

Geography

New Underwood is located at 44°5′38″N 102°50′3″W / 44.09389°N 102.83417°W / 44.09389; -102.83417 (44.093843, -102.834055).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2), all of it land.

New Underwood has been assigned the ZIP code 57761 and the FIPS place code 45060.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 134
1920 164 22.4%
1930 311 89.6%
1940 214 −31.2%
1950 268 25.2%
1960 462 72.4%
1970 416 −10.0%
1980 517 24.3%
1990 553 7.0%
2000 616 11.4%
2010 660 7.1%
2019 (est.) 673 2.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 660 people, 248 households, and 162 families living in the city. The population density was 660.0 inhabitants per square mile (254.8/km2). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 280.0 per square mile (108.1/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.5% White, 6.4% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 3.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.

There were 248 households, of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.6% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.7% were non-families. 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.6% 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 3.09.

The median age in the city was 39.9 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.2% were from 25 to 44; 26.9% were from 45 to 64; and 16.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.

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