Pierpont, South Dakota

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Pierpont is a town in Day County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 122 at the 2000 census.


Pierpont is located at 45°29′41″N 97°49′54″W / 45.49472°N 97.83167°W / 45.49472; -97.83167 (45.494826, -97.831530)[3].

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.

Pierpont has been assigned the ZIP code 57468 and the FIPS place code 49540.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 122 people, 64 households, and 32 families residing in the town. The population density was 816.5 people per square mile (314.0/km²). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 555.5/sq mi (213.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.18% White and 0.82% Native American.

There were 64 households out of which 14.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.8% were married couples living together, 3.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 46.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.91 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the town the population was spread out with 15.6% under the age of 18, 2.5% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 23.8% from 45 to 64, and 35.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $29,464, and the median income for a family was $40,417. Males had a median income of $23,125 versus $18,438 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,955. There were no families and 4.1% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 9.6% of those over 64.


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