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Revillo, South Dakota
Location in Grant County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Grant County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°0′58″N 96°34′14″W / 45.01611°N 96.57056°W / 45.01611; -96.57056Coordinates: 45°0′58″N 96°34′14″W / 45.01611°N 96.57056°W / 45.01611; -96.57056
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Grant
Incorporated 1900
Area
 • Total 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Land 0.17 sq mi (0.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,201 ft (366 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 119
 • Estimate 
(2019)
105
 • Density 628.74/sq mi (242.47/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
57259
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-54220
GNIS feature ID 1257365

Revillo is a town in southeastern Grant County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 119 at the 2010 census.

The name of the town most likely was derived from a backwards spelling of the proper name "Olliver".

Geography

Revillo is located at 45°0′58″N 96°34′14″W / 45.01611°N 96.57056°W / 45.01611; -96.57056 (45.016029, -96.570641).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.17 square miles (0.44 km2), all of it land.

Revillo has been assigned the ZIP code 57259 and the FIPS place code 54220.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 187
1910 332 77.5%
1920 338 1.8%
1930 274 −18.9%
1940 325 18.6%
1950 249 −23.4%
1960 202 −18.9%
1970 142 −29.7%
1980 158 11.3%
1990 152 −3.8%
2000 147 −3.3%
2010 119 −19.0%
2019 (est.) 105 −11.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 119 people, 53 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 700.0 inhabitants per square mile (270.3/km2). There were 67 housing units at an average density of 394.1 per square mile (152.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.3% White and 1.7% from two or more races.

There were 53 households, of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.5% were married couples living together, 13.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.6% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 28.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median age in the town was 41.8 years. 29.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.2% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 52.1% male and 47.9% female.

Economy

Since agriculture is the #1 industry in the area, Revillo Farmers Elevator is the address for crop trading. Part of its selection on tradable goods is grain, feed, and seed.

Education

Center of Revillo's education is the K-12 Grant-Deuel School. Grant-Deuel High School is the home of the Wildcats, the local football team. Throughout the years the high school was visited by several international exchange students, who lived with families nearby. The school recently had a wood floor installed in the gymnasium. Campaigning for the installation of the wood floor went by the name of 'WOW', or 'Wildcats on Wood'. The Grant - Deuel School will close in the spring of 2017.

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