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Newell, South Dakota
City
Location in Butte County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Butte County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°42′59″N 103°25′23″W / 44.71639°N 103.42306°W / 44.71639; -103.42306Coordinates: 44°42′59″N 103°25′23″W / 44.71639°N 103.42306°W / 44.71639; -103.42306
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Butte
Incorporated 1911
Area
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
2,835 ft (864 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 603
 • Estimate 
(2019)
597
 • Density 589.92/sq mi (227.73/km2)
Time zone UTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
57760
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-44860
GNIS feature ID 1256690

Newell is a city in Butte County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 603 at the 2010 census.

Newell was laid out in 1910. The city has the name of F. H. Newell, director of the United States Reclamation Service.

Geography

Newell is located at 44°42′59″N 103°25′23″W / 44.71639°N 103.42306°W / 44.71639; -103.42306 (44.716261, -103.423094).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all of it land.

Newell has been assigned the ZIP code 57760 and the FIPS place code 44860.

Climate

Climate data for Newell, SD
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 69
(20.6)
75
(23.9)
83
(28.3)
92
(33.3)
97
(36.1)
109
(42.8)
110
(43.3)
108
(42.2)
106
(41.1)
96
(35.6)
81
(27.2)
69
(20.6)
110
(-17.8)
Average high °F (°C) 33
(0.6)
37
(2.8)
46
(7.8)
58
(14.4)
67
(19.4)
77
(25)
87
(30.6)
86
(30)
75
(23.9)
61
(16.1)
45
(7.2)
34
(1.1)
58.8
(14.91)
Daily mean °F (°C) 22
(-5.6)
25
(-3.9)
34
(1.1)
45
(7.2)
55
(12.8)
65
(18.3)
73
(22.8)
72
(22.2)
60
(15.6)
47
(8.3)
33
(0.6)
22
(-5.6)
46.1
(7.82)
Average low °F (°C) 10
(-12.2)
13
(-10.6)
22
(-5.6)
32
(0)
43
(6.1)
52
(11.1)
59
(15)
57
(13.9)
45
(7.2)
33
(0.6)
20
(-6.7)
10
(-12.2)
33
(0.56)
Record low °F (°C) -36
(-37.8)
-35
(-37.2)
-26
(-32.2)
2
(-16.7)
12
(-11.1)
32
(0)
36
(2.2)
36
(2.2)
19
(-7.2)
-10
(-23.3)
-24
(-31.1)
-38
(-38.9)
-38
(-17.8)
Precipitation inches (mm) 0.30
(7.6)
0.47
(11.9)
1.03
(26.2)
1.71
(43.4)
3.09
(78.5)
2.77
(70.4)
1.92
(48.8)
1.16
(29.5)
1.06
(26.9)
1.35
(34.3)
0.64
(16.3)
0.38
(9.7)
15.88
(403.4)
Source: The Weather Channel Monthly Averages

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920 414
1930 547 32.1%
1940 683 24.9%
1950 784 14.8%
1960 797 1.7%
1970 664 −16.7%
1980 638 −3.9%
1990 675 5.8%
2000 646 −4.3%
2010 603 −6.7%
2019 (est.) 597 −1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 603 people, 270 households, and 172 families living in the city. The population density was 597.0 inhabitants per square mile (230.5/km2). There were 344 housing units at an average density of 340.6 per square mile (131.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.7% White, 0.2% African American, 1.7% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% Pacific Islander, and 4.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 270 households, of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.3% were non-families. 33.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.78.

The median age in the city was 48.2 years. 23.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.3% were from 25 to 44; 30.5% were from 45 to 64; and 22.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.1% male and 48.9% female.

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