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Worthing, South Dakota

Worthing is a city in Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States and is a suburb of Sioux Falls. The population was 877 at the 2010 census.

Worthing, South Dakota
City
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Motto(s): A Quiet Place to Call Home
Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Lincoln County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 43°19′44″N 96°46′00″W / 43.32889°N 96.76667°W / 43.32889; -96.76667
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyLincoln
Founded1879[1]
Area[2]
 • Total0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Land0.56 sq mi (1.45 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,362 ft (415 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total877
 • Estimate (2015)[4]942
 • Density1,566.1/sq mi (604.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code57077
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-72820
GNIS feature ID1259085[5]
Websitehttp://cityofworthing.com/

Contents

HistoryEdit

Worthing was laid out in 1879, and named after a railroad employee.[6]

GeographyEdit

Worthing is located at 43°19′44″N 96°46′00″W / 43.328868°N 96.766593°W / 43.328868; -96.766593Coordinates: 43°19′44″N 96°46′00″W / 43.328868°N 96.766593°W / 43.328868; -96.766593 (43.328868, -96.766593).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km2), all of it land.[2]

Worthing has been assigned the ZIP code 57077 and the FIPS place code 72820.

DemographicsEdit

Census Pop.
1900213
1910179−16.0%
192023833.0%
193026210.1%
194029111.1%
1950272−6.5%
196030411.8%
1970294−3.3%
198038832.0%
1990371−4.4%
200058557.7%
201087749.9%
Est. 2016957[8]9.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[9]
2015 Estimate[4]

2010 censusEdit

As of the census of 2010, there were 877 people, 325 households, and 236 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 1.0% Black or African-American, 0.8% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.0% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.7% of the population.

There were 325 households of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.4% were non-families. 18.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.7 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town the population was spread out with 27.9% under the age of 15, 10.6% from 15 to 24, 36.4% from 25 to 44, 21.0% from 45 to 64, and 5.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29.2 years. Males make up 49.9% compared to 50.1% for females.

2000 censusEdit

As of the census of 2000, there were 585 people, 206 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 1,276.7 people per square mile (491.0/km²). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 464.9 per square mile (178.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.97% White, 0.51% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 206 households out of which 47.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.4% were married couples living together, 6.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 20.4% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the town the population was spread out with 30.6% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 38.5% from 25 to 44, 16.6% from 45 to 64, and 5.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

EducationEdit

It is a part of the Lennox School District 41-4, which operates Worthing Elementary,[10] and LWC Junior High School/Lennox High School.[11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SD Towns" (PDF). South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-17.
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21.
  4. ^ a b "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 8, 2016.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.1-3. University of South Dakota. p. 69.
  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  8. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  9. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved September 23, 2013.
  10. ^ "Worthing Elementary." Lennox School District 41-4. Retrieved on June 20, 2018.
  11. ^ "Jr. High and Sr. High School." Lennox School District 41-4. Retrieved on June 20, 2018.