Sisseton, South Dakota

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Sisseton is a city on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation in Roberts County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 2,572 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Roberts County.[4] Sisseton is home to a number of attractions including the Nicollett Tower and is near the "Song to the Great Spirit" building on the campus of Sisseton Wahpeton College. Named for the Sisseton (or Sissetowan) division of the Native American Sioux, the city is located a few miles north of the tribal seat of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate at Agency Village, South Dakota.

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Geography

Sisseton is located at 45°39′48″N 97°2′57″W / 45.66333°N 97.04917°W / 45.66333; -97.04917 (45.663259, -97.049040)[5].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²), all of it land.

Sisseton has been assigned the ZIP code 57262 and the FIPS place code 59260.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,572 people, 1,003 households, and 631 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,636.7 people per square mile (632.5/km²). There were 1,093 housing units at an average density of 695.5/sq mi (268.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 56.07% White, 0.12% African American, 40.86% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.04% from other races, and 2.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.09% of the population.

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