Raymond, South Dakota

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Raymond is a town in Clark County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 86 at the 2000 census.



Raymond is located at 44°54′43″N 97°56′19″W / 44.91194°N 97.93861°W / 44.91194; -97.93861 (44.911877, -97.938477)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all of it land.

Raymond has been assigned the ZIP code 57258 and the FIPS place code 53260.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 86 people, 37 households, and 23 families residing in the town. The population density was 328.2 people per square mile (127.7/km²). There were 39 housing units at an average density of 148.8/sq mi (57.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.51% White, 3.49% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.65% of the population.

There were 37 households out of which 32.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% were married couples living together, 5.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.1% under the age of 18, 1.2% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 24.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,750, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $20,833 versus $15,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,660. There were 13.6% of families and 17.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 20.8% of under eighteens and 26.7% of those over 64.

Local History

Logan Consolidated Schools was located 1 mile east and 3 miles south of Raymond on the Carpenter road. The rural school housed the kindergarten through senior classes. The athletic teams had the mascot of the Arrows. The school was closed in 1962 and the high school enrollment that year consisted of 12 students.

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