Wall, South Dakota facts for kids
|Wall, South Dakota
Makȟóšiča Aglágla Otȟuŋwahe
Wall Drug Store
Location in Pennington County and the state of South Dakota
|• Total||2.22 sq mi (5.75 km2)|
|• Land||2.17 sq mi (5.62 km2)|
|• Water||0.05 sq mi (0.13 km2)|
|Elevation||2,825 ft (861 m)|
|• Estimate (2015)||877|
|• Density||353.0/sq mi (136.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|GNIS feature ID||1262653|
|Website||Wall, South Dakota|
Wall was platted in 1907 when the Chicago and North Western Railroad was extended to that point. The town was incorporated in 1908. Wall was named from the nearby steep Badlands.
The National Grasslands Visitor Center is located in Wall.
Wall is located at(43.991559, -102.240956).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.22 square miles (5.75 km2), of which, 2.17 square miles (5.62 km2) of it is land and 0.05 square miles (0.13 km2) is water.
Wall has been assigned the ZIP code 57790 and the FIPS place code 68380.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2010, there were 766 people, 359 households, and 212 families residing in the town. The population density was 353.0 inhabitants per square mile (136.3/km2). There were 436 housing units at an average density of 200.9 per square mile (77.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 88.9% White, 0.1% African American, 7.0% Native American, 0.1% Asian, and 3.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.
There were 359 households of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 4.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 40.9% were non-families. 39.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.82.
The median age in the town was 47.1 years. 21.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.7% were from 25 to 44; 31.8% were from 45 to 64; and 19.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 818 people, 349 households, and 212 families residing in Wall. The population density was 404.2 people per square mile (156.4/km²). There were 438 housing units at an average density of 216.4 per square mile (83.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.44% White, 0.24% African American, 6.11% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 0.49% Pacific Islander, 0.24% from other races, and 1.34% from two or more races. Hispanics or Latinos of any race were 0.73% of the population.
There were 349 households of which 28.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.0% were non-families. 35.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 3.03.
The age distribution was 25.9% under 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 20.5% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.1% who were 65 or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 88.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.8 males.
The median income for a household was $36,563, and the median income for a family was $45,417. Males had a median income of $29,286 versus $19,821 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,848. About 5.8% of families and 8.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 12.8% of those age 65 or over.
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