Monroe, South Dakota

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Monroe is a town in Turner County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 163 at the 2000 census.


Monroe is located at 43°29′13″N 97°12′59″W / 43.48694°N 97.21639°W / 43.48694; -97.21639 (43.487033, -97.216367)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.

Monroe has been assigned the ZIP code 57047 and the FIPS place code 43380.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 163 people, 70 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 432.8 people per square mile (165.6/km²). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 199.1/sq mi (76.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.32% White, 2.45% African American, 0.61% Native American and 0.61% Asian.

There were 70 households out of which 28.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 11.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,375, and the median income for a family was $42,143. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $26,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,512. About 1.9% of families and 10.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under the age of eighteen and 24.2% of those sixty five or over.


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