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Alexandria, South Dakota

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Alexandria is a city located in Hanson County, South Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 563. It is the county seat of Hanson CountyTemplate:GR.

Geography

Location of Alexandria, South Dakota

Alexandria is located at 43°39'17" North, 97°46'53" West (43.654705, -97.781253)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 km² (0.5 mi²). 1.4 km² (0.5 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Alexandria has been assigned the ZIP code 57311, and the FIPS place code 00820.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 563 people, 234 households, and 146 families residing in the city. The population density is 402.5/km² (1,041.9/mi²). There are 251 housing units at an average density of 179.5/km² (464.5/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 99.29% White, 0.00% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.36% from two or more races. 0.18% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 234 households out of which 32.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% are married couples living together, 3.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% are non-families. 34.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 3.15.

In the city the population is spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 17.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 102.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,875, and the median income for a family is $45,333. Males have a median income of $30,500 versus $19,500 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,120. 6.2% of the population and 2.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 3.8% of those under the age of 18 and 9.7% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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