Bruce, South Dakota

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Bruce is a city in Brookings County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 272 at the 2000 census.


Bruce is located at 44°26′16″N 96°53′29″W / 44.43778°N 96.89139°W / 44.43778; -96.89139 (44.437896, -96.891374)[3], along the Big Sioux River.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), of which, 0.4 square miles (0.9 km²) of it is land and 2.70% is water.

Bruce has been assigned the ZIP code 57220 and the FIPS place code 07740.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 272 people, 105 households, and 72 families residing in the city. The population density was 761.8 people per square mile (291.7/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 327.7/sq mi (125.5/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.26% White, 0.37% Asian, and 0.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.47% of the population.

There were 105 households out of which 39.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 4.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.5% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,188, and the median income for a family was $46,786. Males had a median income of $31,071 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,282. About 4.1% of families and 7.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.3% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.


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