Wagner, South Dakota

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Wagner is a city in Charles Mix County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,676 at the 2000 census.


Wagner is located at 43°4′49″N 98°17′41″W / 43.08028°N 98.29472°W / 43.08028; -98.29472 (43.080349, -98.294799)[4].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²), of which, 2.7 square miles (7.0 km²) of it is land and 0.37% is water.

Wagner has been assigned the ZIP code 57380 and the FIPS place code 68020.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,675 people, 678 households, and 406 families residing in the city. The population density was 619.4 people per square mile (239.5/km²). There were 747 housing units at an average density of 276.2/sq mi (106.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 63.40% White, 0.24% African American, 34.33% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.48% from other races, and 1.49% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.99% of the population.

There were 678 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 40.4% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 40.0% were non-families. 37.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 21.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 22.9% from 25 to 44, 19.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 80.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 74.6 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $21,863, and the median income for a family was $28,021. Males had a median income of $26,216 versus $17,333 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,207. About 20.5% of families and 25.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 30.6% of those under age 18 and 28.6% of those age 65 or over.


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