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Gregory, South Dakota
City
Main Street
Main Street
Location in Gregory County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Gregory County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°14′2″N 99°25′43″W / 43.23389°N 99.42861°W / 43.23389; -99.42861Coordinates: 43°14′2″N 99°25′43″W / 43.23389°N 99.42861°W / 43.23389; -99.42861
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Gregory
Incorporated December 7, 1908[1]
Government
 • Type Aldermanic Form
 • Mayor Dan DeSmet
 • City Administrator Al Cerny
 • Ward I Gerrie Soper, Chad Peck
 • Ward II Maurice Schlaht, Blane Bartling
 • Ward III Tim Mills, Kevin Mikkelsen
Area[2]
 • Total 1.71 sq mi (4.43 km2)
 • Land 1.71 sq mi (4.43 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 2,169 ft (661 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 1,295
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 1,284
 • Density 757.3/sq mi (292.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57533
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-26180[5]
GNIS feature ID 1255368[6]
Website http://www.cityofgregory.com/

Gregory is a city in Gregory County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 1,295 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Gregory was laid out in 1904.[7] The city took its name from its location in Gregory County.[8] A post office has called Gregory been in operation since 1904.[8]

On May 8, 1965, an F5 tornado touched down on the town without causing any fatalities.

Geography[edit]

Gregory is located at 43°14′2″N 99°25′43″W / 43.23389°N 99.42861°W / 43.23389; -99.42861 (43.233924, -99.428580).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.71 square miles (4.43 km2), all of it land.[2]

Gregory has been assigned the ZIP code 57533 and the FIPS place code 26180.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 1,142
1920 1,067 −6.6%
1930 1,034 −3.1%
1940 1,246 20.5%
1950 1,375 10.4%
1960 1,478 7.5%
1970 1,756 18.8%
1980 1,503 −14.4%
1990 1,486 −1.1%
2000 1,342 −9.7%
2010 1,295 −3.5%
Est. 2014 1,264 [10] −2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,295 people, 611 households, and 326 families residing in the city. The population density was 757.3 inhabitants per square mile (292.4/km2). There were 730 housing units at an average density of 426.9 per square mile (164.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 90.3% White, 0.2% African American, 6.8% Native American, 0.6% Asian, and 2.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 611 households of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 39.4% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 46.6% were non-families. 43.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.05 and the average family size was 2.82.

The median age in the city was 48.5 years. 21.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 17% were from 25 to 44; 28.1% were from 45 to 64; and 26.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.8% male and 52.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,342 people, 613 households, and 351 families residing in the city. The population density was 982.6 people per square mile (378.2/km²). There were 718 housing units at an average density of 525.7 per square mile (202.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.68% White, 3.28% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.07% from other races, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.89% of the population.

There were 613 households out of which 25.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.5% were married couples living together, 7.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 42.6% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 26.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the city the population was spread out with 24.0% under the age of 18, 4.4% from 18 to 24, 21.7% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 27.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 84.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 78.9 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $23,173, and the median income for a family was $31,250. Males had a median income of $25,057 versus $16,923 for females. The per capita income for the city was $13,626. About 12.9% of families and 18.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.9% of those under age 18 and 20.7% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]


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