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Stratford, South Dakota
—  Town  —
Location in Brown County and the state of South Dakota
Coordinates: 45°19′5″N 98°18′15″W / 45.31806°N 98.30417°W / 45.31806; -98.30417
Country United States
State South Dakota
County Brown
 - Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 - Land 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,302 ft (397 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 96
 - Density 480/sq mi (160/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 57474
Area code(s) 605
FIPS code 46-62020[1]
GNIS feature ID 1258395[2]

Stratford is a town in Brown County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 96 at the 2000 census.



Stratford is located at 45°19′5″N 98°18′15″W / 45.31806°N 98.30417°W / 45.31806; -98.30417 (45.318087, -98.304194)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.6 km²), all of it land.

Stratford has been assigned the ZIP code 57474 and the FIPS place code 62020.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 96 people, 36 households, and 21 families residing in the town. The population density was 388.7 people per square mile (148.3/km²). There were 42 housing units at an average density of 170.0/sq mi (64.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 100.00% White. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.08% of the population.

There are 36 households out of which 36.1% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.2% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 33.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.55.

In the town the population was spread out with 36.5% under the age of 18, 5.2% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 18.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 134.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,500, and the median income for a family was $26,875. Males had a median income of $22,500 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,090. There were 17.4% of families and 18.3% of the population living below the poverty line, including 22.5% of under eighteens and 100.0% 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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