Astoria, South Dakota

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Astoria is a town in Deuel County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 150 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Astoria is located at 44°33′28″N 96°32′47″W / 44.55778°N 96.54639°W / 44.55778; -96.54639 (44.557702, -96.546326)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²), all of it land.

Astoria has been assigned the ZIP code 57213, and the FIPS place code 02580.

Astoria is a very friendly town consisting of a small Cafe (The Astoria Village Inn) and a Lutheran Church, along with an Elementary school consisting of grades K-1st. The people are very kind, and it contains mostly farmers and their families. The region is great land for farming, and has many lakes around it for recreation. Astoria is situated about 6 miles from the border of Minnesota, it's closest neighbor in Minnesota being Hendricks.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 150 people, 69 households, and 40 families residing in the town. The population density was 952.1 people per square mile (362.0/km²). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 476.0/sq mi (181.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.33% White, 1.33% Asian, and 1.33% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.00% of the population.

There were 69 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.0% were married couples living together, 13.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.6% were non-families. 39.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 24.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 19.3% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 28.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 109.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,375, and the median income for a family was $34,375. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $18,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,642. There were 17.8% of families and 19.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 35.9% of under eighteens and 17.9% of those over 64.

References

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