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Claremont, South Dakota
—  Town  —
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°40′21″N 98°0′57″W / 45.6725°N 98.01583°W / 45.6725; -98.01583
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Brown
 - Total 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Land 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 130
 - Density 433.3/sq mi (185.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57432
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-12100[1]
GNIS feature ID 1254373[2]

Claremont is a town in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 130 at the 2000 census.



Claremont is located at 45°40′21″N 98°0′57″W / 45.6725°N 98.01583°W / 45.6725; -98.01583 (45.672635, -98.015844)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), of which, 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it is land and 3.57% is water.

Claremont has been assigned the ZIP code 57432 and the FIPS place code 12100.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 130 people, 60 households, and 39 families residing in the town. The population density was 469.1 people per square mile (179.3/km²). There were 75 housing units at an average density of 270.6/sq mi (103.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White.

There were 60 households out of which 23.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.7% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.0% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.74.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.3% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 20.8% from 25 to 44, 30.8% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,333, and the median income for a family was $20,417. Males had a median income of $21,094 versus $11,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,505. There were 17.1% of families and 19.9% of the population living below the poverty line, including 25.0% of under eighteens and 16.0% of those over 64.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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