Altamont, South Dakota

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Altamont is a town in Deuel County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 34 at the 2000 census.


Altamont is located at 44°50′25″N 96°41′26″W / 44.84028°N 96.69056°W / 44.84028; -96.69056 (44.840343, -96.690475)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 34 people, 16 households, and 10 families residing in the town. The population density was 26.9 people per square mile (10.4/km²). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 14.2/sq mi (5.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 16 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.5% under the age of 18, 2.9% from 18 to 24, 41.2% from 25 to 44, 17.6% from 45 to 64, and 14.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 126.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 116.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $67,500. Males had a median income of $43,750 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,559. There were no families and 20.5% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 100.0% of those over 64.


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