- Mobridge, South Dakota
Mobridge, South Dakota — City — Walworth County and the state of South Dakota Coordinates: Coordinates: Country United States State South Dakota County Walworth Founded 1906 Area – Total 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2) – Land 1.8 sq mi (4.6 km2) – Water 0 sq mi (0 km2) Elevation 1,660 ft (506 m) Population (2010) – Total 3,465 – Density 1,925/sq mi (753.3/km2) Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6) – Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5) ZIP code 57601 Area code(s) 605 FIPS code 46-43180 GNIS feature ID 1265670 Website www.mobridge.org
Mobridge is located at .
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km2), all of it land.
Mobridge has been assigned the ZIP code 57601 and the FIPS place code 43180.
As of the census of 2000, there were 3,574 people, 1,545 households, and 948 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,009.4 people per square mile (775.2/km2). There were 1,808 housing units at an average density of 1,016.5 per square mile (392.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 79.52% White, 0.03% African American, 18.13% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.08% from other races, and 1.96% from two or more races. 0.84% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,545 households out of which 26.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.5% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.6% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.8% 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 2.88.
In the city the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 23.2% from 45 to 64, and 22.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 89.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $25,583, and the median income for a family was $31,026. Males had a median income of $22,727 versus $16,990 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,921. About 18.1% of families and 21.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.2% of those under age 18 and 15.4% of those age 65 or over.
AM radio stations Frequency Call sign Name Format Owner City 1300 AM KOLY News/Talk Dakota Radio Group Mobridge
FM radio stations Frequency Call sign Name Format Owner Target city/market City of license 99.5 FM KOLY-FM Star 99 Hot AC Dakota Radio Group Mobridge Mobridge 100.7 FM KMLO Country 101 Country Dakota Radio Group Mobridge Mobridge
Indigenous American Oscar Howe did a mural for the town's auditorium. There are also disputed claims that some or all of Sitting Bull's remains were moved to Mobridge. Hall of Fame thoroughbred trainer Bill Mott was born in Mobridge. Mobridge was named for the town's railroad designation, a contracted form of Missouri "Mo" Bridge for the original railroad bridge over the Missouri River. The bridge was removed by the Corps of Engineers in the early 1960s.
The Brown Palace Hotel in Mobridge is listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
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- ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
Municipalities and communities of Walworth County, South Dakota Cities
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