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Highmore, South Dakota

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Highmore is a city located in Hyde County, South Dakota. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 851. It is the county seat of Hyde CountyTemplate:GR.

Geography

Location of Highmore, South Dakota

Highmore is located at 44°31'7" North, 99°26'28" West (44.518700, -99.441106)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²). 4.9 km² (1.9 mi²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water.

Highmore has been assigned the ZIP code 57345 and the FIPS place code 28960.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 851 people, 378 households, and 210 families residing in the city. The population density is 172.0/km² (445.3/mi²). There are 432 housing units at an average density of 87.3/km² (226.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 95.89% White, 0.00% African American, 3.41% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.24% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. 0.12% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 378 households out of which 26.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% are married couples living together, 6.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.2% are non-families. 41.8% of all households are made up of individuals and 25.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.15 and the average family size is 2.99.

In the city the population is spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 22.1% from 25 to 44, 21.4% from 45 to 64, and 27.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 45 years. For every 100 females there are 83.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 79.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $29,135, and the median income for a family is $45,469. Males have a median income of $30,227 versus $20,000 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,309. 8.2% of the population and 3.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.2% of those under the age of 18 and 18.5% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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