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Britton, South Dakota

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Britton is a city located in Marshall County, South Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 1,328. It is the county seat of Marshall CountyTemplate:GR.

A weekly newspaper, the Marshall County Journal, is published in Britton.

Geography

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Location of Britton, South Dakota

Britton is located at 45°47'34" North, 97°45'10" West (45.792817, -97.752912)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²). 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Britton has been assigned the ZIP code 57430 and the FIPS place code 07380.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 1,328 people, 580 households, and 346 families residing in the city. The population density is 732.5/km² (1,893.5/mi²). There are 667 housing units at an average density of 367.9/km² (951.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 97.82% White, 0.00% African American, 1.13% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 0.83% from two or more races. 0.98% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 580 households out of which 27.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% are married couples living together, 6.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 40.2% are non-families. 37.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 22.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.18 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the city the population is spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 23.2% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 26.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 87.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,148, and the median income for a family is $37,639. Males have a median income of $29,931 versus $18,500 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,327. 8.7% of the population and 5.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.7% of those under the age of 18 and 16.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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