Turton, South Dakota

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Turton is a town in Spink County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 61 at the 2000 census.


Turton is located at 45°2′56″N 98°5′43″W / 45.04889°N 98.09528°W / 45.04889; -98.09528 (45.048943, -98.095402)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.0 km²), all of it land.

Turton has been assigned the ZIP code 57477 and the FIPS place code 64540.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 61 people, 34 households, and 17 families residing in the town. The population density was 167.0 people per square mile (63.7/km²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 128.7/sq mi (49.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 34 households out of which 8.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.1% were married couples living together, 2.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 50.0% were non-families. 44.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 29.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79 and the average family size was 2.47.

In the town the population was spread out with 11.5% under the age of 18, 1.6% from 18 to 24, 16.4% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 42.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 59 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $23,929, and the median income for a family was $36,250. Males had a median income of $56,250 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,519. There were no families and 4.7% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 3.7% of those over 64.


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