Eden, South Dakota

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Eden is a town in Marshall County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 97 at the 2000 census. Eden was founded at its current site in 1914. It was a merger of the towns of Old Eden and Frank, and was due to the coming of the railroad.

Geography

Eden is located at 45°36′58″N 97°25′14″W / 45.61611°N 97.42056°W / 45.61611; -97.42056 (45.616199, -97.420426)[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.

Eden has been assigned the ZIP code 57232 and the FIPS place code 18180.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 97 people, 48 households, and 30 families residing in the town. The population density was 642.0 people per square mile (249.7/km²). There were 61 housing units at an average density of 403.7/sq mi (157.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.97% White, and 1.03% from two or more races.

There were 48 households out of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.1% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 37.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 22.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the town the population was spread out with 17.5% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 16.5% from 25 to 44, 32.0% from 45 to 64, and 30.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,000, and the median income for a family was $34,000. Males had a median income of $24,250 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,947. There were no families and 3.0% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References

Britton | Veblen

Eden | Lake City | Langford

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