Edgemont, South Dakota

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Edgemont is a city in Fall River County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 867 at the 2000 census.



Edgemont is located at 43°17′58″N 103°49′44″W / 43.29944°N 103.82889°W / 43.29944; -103.82889 (43.299453, -103.828966)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square miles (2.6 km²), all of it land.

Edgemont has been assigned the ZIP code 57735 and the FIPS place code 18300.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 867 people, 409 households, and 260 families residing in the city. The population density was 864.2 people per square mile (334.8/km²). There were 516 housing units at an average density of 514.4/sq mi (199.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.19% White, 3.92% Native American, 0.46% from other races, and 2.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.85% of the population.

There were 409 households out of which 21.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.64.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.0% under the age of 18, 3.6% from 18 to 24, 20.1% from 25 to 44, 31.8% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females there were 103.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $24,919, and the median income for a family was $36,667. Males had a median income of $36,250 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,273. About 10.3% of families and 18.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 21.1% of those age 65 or over.

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