Clear Lake, South Dakota

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Clear Lake, South Dakota
mdéza
City
Deuel County Courthouse in Clear Lake
Deuel County Courthouse in Clear Lake
Location in Deuel County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Deuel County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°45′19″N 96°41′6″W / 44.75528°N 96.68500°W / 44.75528; -96.68500Coordinates: 44°45′19″N 96°41′6″W / 44.75528°N 96.68500°W / 44.75528; -96.68500
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyDeuel
Incorporated1900[1]
Area[2]
 • Total3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
 • Land3.07 sq mi (7.95 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
Elevation1,834 ft (559 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total1,273
 • Estimate (2012[4])1,273
 • Density414.7/sq mi (160.1/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code57226
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-12540[5]
GNIS feature ID1254396[6]
Websitehttp://www.clearlakesd.com
 
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Clear Lake, South Dakota
mdéza
City
Deuel County Courthouse in Clear Lake
Deuel County Courthouse in Clear Lake
Location in Deuel County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Deuel County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 44°45′19″N 96°41′6″W / 44.75528°N 96.68500°W / 44.75528; -96.68500Coordinates: 44°45′19″N 96°41′6″W / 44.75528°N 96.68500°W / 44.75528; -96.68500
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyDeuel
Incorporated1900[1]
Area[2]
 • Total3.25 sq mi (8.42 km2)
 • Land3.07 sq mi (7.95 km2)
 • Water0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
Elevation1,834 ft (559 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total1,273
 • Estimate (2012[4])1,273
 • Density414.7/sq mi (160.1/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code57226
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-12540[5]
GNIS feature ID1254396[6]
Websitehttp://www.clearlakesd.com

Clear Lake (Dakota: mdéza;[7] "Clear") is a city in and the county seat of Deuel County, South Dakota, United States.[8] The population was 1,273 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Clear Lake is located at 44°45′19″N 96°41′6″W / 44.75528°N 96.68500°W / 44.75528; -96.68500 (44.755248, -96.684950).[9]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.25 square miles (8.42 km2), of which, 3.07 square miles (7.95 km2) is land and 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2) is water.[2]

Clear Lake has been assigned the ZIP code 57226 and the FIPS place code 12540.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
CensusPop.
1890147
1900491234.0%
191070443.4%
192083518.6%
1930834−0.1%
194099719.5%
19501,10510.8%
19601,1372.9%
19701,1571.8%
19801,31013.2%
19901,247−4.8%
20001,3357.1%
20101,273−4.6%
Est. 20121,2730.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 1,273 people, 552 households, and 338 families residing in the city. The population density was 414.7 inhabitants per square mile (160.1 /km2). There were 617 housing units at an average density of 201.0 per square mile (77.6 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.6% White, 0.4% African American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 552 households of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 38.8% were non-families. 35.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.22 and the average family size was 2.85.

The median age in the city was 44.3 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.3% were from 25 to 44; 25% were from 45 to 64; and 23.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.8% male and 51.2% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 1,335 people, 565 households, and 354 families residing in the city. The population density was 441.4 people per square mile (170.7/km²). There were 607 housing units at an average density of 200.7 per square mile (77.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 99.03% White, 0.15% Native American, 0.30% Asian, and 0.52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.15% of the population.

There were 565 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.24 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the city the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 88.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the city was $31,522 and the median income for a family was $40,859. Males had a median income of $27,250 versus $19,236 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,755. About 3.4% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.7% of those under age 18 and 21.7% of those age 65 or over.

Sports[edit]

Boys Basketball
State Tournament Participent - 1916, 1917, 1961

Boys Cross Country
Team State Championships
1958 - 1st Place
1963 Class A - 2nd Place
1967 Class A - 1st Place
1968 Class A - 2nd Place
1976 Class A - 1st Place
1977 Class A - 2nd Place

Individual State Placing
1956 - Daniel Ashbaugh, 1st Place
1960 - Wayne Triebwasser, 1st Place
1965 Class A - Larry Goodroad, 1st Place
1975 Class A - Joel Brandt, 1st Place
1976 Class A - Joel Brandt, 2nd Place

Boys Golf
State Team Championship
1986 Class B - 1st Place
1987 Class B - 1st Place
1988 Class B - 2nd Place
2010 Class B - 2nd Place
2011 Class B - 3rd Place

Individual State Placing
1987 Class B - Steve Bull, 1st Place

Boys Track & Field
State Team Championship
1976 Class A - 1st Place
1979 Class A - 1st Place

Wrestlilng
State Team Championship
1980 Class B - 2nd Place

Individual State Placing
1970 - Rick Stoltenberg, 1st Place
1971 - Rick Stoltenberg, 1st Place
1979 - Greg Lanners, 1st Place
1980 - Greg Lanners, 1st Place
1986 - Brian DeJong, 1st Place
1987 - Brian DeJong, 1st Place

Girls Basketball
State Tournament Participent - 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979

'State Team Championship
1976 Class B - 1st Place
1977 Class B - 2nd Place
1979 Class B - 2nd Place

Girls Golf
State Team Championship
1992 Class B - 2nd Place
1993 Class B - 2nd Place
2011 Class B - 2nd Place

Individual State Placing
2008 Class B - Brittany Hanten, 2nd Place

Gymnastics
State Team Championship
1978 Class A - 2nd Place
2009 Class A - 2nd Place
2010 Class A - 2nd Place
2011 Class A - 1st Place

Individual State Placing
2008 Class A - Sam Wiekamp, 1st Place Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, Floor Exercise, Vault, All-Around
2009 Class A - Sam Wiekamp, 1st Place Balance Beam, Vault, All-Around
2010 Class A - Sam Wiekamp, 1st Place Floor Exercise, Vault
2010 Class A - Meaghan Sievers, 1st Place Uneven Bars, Balance Bars, All-Around
2011 Class A - Sam Wiekamp, 1st Place Uneven Bars, Balance Beam, Floor Exercise, All-Around

Girls Volleyball
State Tournament Participent - 2006

Deuel High School sponsors Boys Football, Basketball, Cross Country, Wrestling, Golf, Track & Field and Girls Volleyball, Basketball, Gymnastics, Track & Field, Cross Country Golf

Community activities[edit]

Clear Lake is host to one of the largest rodeos in the area. The Crystal Springs Ranch Rodeo is held the end of June each year, drawing thousands of people to the town. It is held in the nation's most natural rodeo bowl in the Coteau Hills, a native grassland prairie formed by glaciers. During the rodeo, visitors and residents alike enjoy camping, community garage and yard sales, and a parade.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-11. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-06-21. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-29. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ Bright, William (2004). Native American Placenames of the United States. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press. p. 111. 
  8. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  9. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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