Doland, South Dakota

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Doland is a city in Spink County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 297 at the 2000 census.


Notable people

  • Doland was the hometown of Hubert Humphrey, who served as a U.S. Senator from Minnesota from 1949 to 1965 and 1971 to 1978. From 1965 to 1969 Humphrey was the Vice-President of the United States. In 1968 he was the Democratic Party's candidate for President; he lost narrowly to Republican Richard Nixon. Humphrey's father ran a pharmacy in Doland from 1915 to 1929, and served as the town's mayor for several years.
  • Tim Miles, basketball coach


Doland is located at 44°53′39″N 98°6′3″W / 44.89417°N 98.10083°W / 44.89417; -98.10083 (44.894083, -98.100817)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.

Doland has been assigned the ZIP code 57436 and the FIPS place code 16820.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 297 people, 120 households, and 75 families residing in the city. The population density was 504.0 people per square mile (194.4/km²). There were 159 housing units at an average density of 269.8/sq mi (104.1/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.97% White, 0.67% African American, 1.35% Native American, 0.34% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population.

There were 120 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 34.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.22.

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