New Effington, South Dakota

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New Effington is a town in Roberts County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 233 at the 2000 census.


New Effington is located at 45°51′22″N 96°55′9″W / 45.85611°N 96.91917°W / 45.85611; -96.91917 (45.856135, -96.919074)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it is land and 3.70% is water.

New Effington has been assigned the ZIP code 57255 and the FIPS place code 44860.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 233 people, 105 households, and 59 families residing in the town. The population density was 889.5 people per square mile (346.0/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 446.7/sq mi (173.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 72.96% White and 27.04% Native American.

There were 105 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.7% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.9% were non-families. 41.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 28.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the town the population was spread out with 25.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 20.2% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 29.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 87.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $20,909, and the median income for a family was $28,125. Males had a median income of $20,313 versus $18,125 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,055. About 11.1% of families and 22.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.3% of those under the age of eighteen and 19.7% of those sixty five or over.


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