Tolstoy, South Dakota

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Tolstoy, South Dakota
Town
Location in Potter County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Potter County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°12′28″N 99°36′50″W / 45.20778°N 99.61389°W / 45.20778; -99.61389Coordinates: 45°12′28″N 99°36′50″W / 45.20778°N 99.61389°W / 45.20778; -99.61389
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyPotter
Incorporated1907[1]
Area[2]
 • Total0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,939 ft (591 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total36
 • Estimate (2012[4])37
 • Density200.0/sq mi (77.2/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code57475
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-63700[5]
GNIS feature ID1258575[6]
 
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Tolstoy, South Dakota
Town
Location in Potter County and the state of South Dakota
Location in Potter County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°12′28″N 99°36′50″W / 45.20778°N 99.61389°W / 45.20778; -99.61389Coordinates: 45°12′28″N 99°36′50″W / 45.20778°N 99.61389°W / 45.20778; -99.61389
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Dakota
CountyPotter
Incorporated1907[1]
Area[2]
 • Total0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Land0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation1,939 ft (591 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total36
 • Estimate (2012[4])37
 • Density200.0/sq mi (77.2/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code57475
Area code(s)605
FIPS code46-63700[5]
GNIS feature ID1258575[6]

Tolstoy is a town in Potter County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 36 at the 2010 census. Tolstoy was founded in 1907 by Germans from Russia, as a station stop on a branch line of the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway built that year between Conde and LeBeau, South Dakota. Railway service to Tolstoy ended in 1940.

Geography[edit]

Tolstoy is located at 45°12′28″N 99°36′50″W / 45.20778°N 99.61389°W / 45.20778; -99.61389 (45.207684, -99.613783).[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.18 square miles (0.47 km2), all of it land.[2]

Tolstoy has been assigned the ZIP code 57475 and the FIPS place code 63700.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

At the 2010 census,[3] there were 36 people, 20 households and 10 families residing in the town. The population density was 200.0 inhabitants per square mile (77.2 /km2). There were 31 housing units at an average density of 172.2 per square mile (66.5 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.2% White and 2.8% Asian. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 20 households of which 10.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.0% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 50.0% were non-families. 40.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.80 and the average family size was 2.40.

The median age in the town was 54.3 years. 11.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 0.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.4% were from 25 to 44; 41.7% were from 45 to 64; and 27.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 55.6% male and 44.4% female.

2000 census[edit]

At the 2000 census[5], there were 64 people, 29 households and 20 families residing in the town. The population density was 357.3 per square mile (137.3/km²). There were 47 housing units at an average density of 262.4 per square mile (100.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race accounted for 1.56% of the population.

There were 29 households of which 17.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.0% were married couples living together, and 31.0% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.75.

20.3% of the population were under the age of 18, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 21.9% from 45 to 64, and 37.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females there were 82.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.1 males.

The median household income was $23,125 and the median family income was $24,375. Males had a median income of $9,375 compared with $11,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $25,402. There were 11.8% of families and 19.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including 100.0% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SD Towns". South Dakota State Historical Society. Retrieved 2010-02-16. 
  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. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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