Ashton, South Dakota

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Ashton is a city in Spink County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 152 at the 2000 census.


Ashton is located at 44°59′40″N 98°29′55″W / 44.99444°N 98.49861°W / 44.99444; -98.49861 (44.994523, -98.498577)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²), all of it land.

Ashton has been assigned the ZIP code 57424, and the FIPS place code 02540.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 152 people, 61 households, and 45 families residing in the city. The population density was 342.4 people per square mile (133.4/km²). There were 72 housing units at an average density of 162.2/sq mi (63.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.

There were 61 households out of which 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the city the population was spread out with 30.3% under the age of 18, 2.0% from 18 to 24, 25.7% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 100.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $25,625, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $21,719 versus $20,179 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,283. There were 5.4% of families and 6.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 6.4% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.


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