Canistota is a city in McCook County, South Dakota, United States. The population was 656 at the 2010 census. Canistota is known for chiropractic services, especially the longstanding Ortman Clinic, which attracts many Amish people from around the Midwest.
Canistota is located at 43°35′51″N 97°17′36″W / 43.59750°N 97.29333°W / 43.59750; -97.29333 (43.597514, -97.293339).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.56 square miles (1.45 km), all of it land.
Canistota has been assigned the ZIP code 57012 and the FIPS place code 09300.
As of the census of 2010, there were 656 people, 242 households, and 159 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,171.4 inhabitants per square mile (452.3/km). There were 281 housing units at an average density of 501.8 per square mile (193.7/km). The racial makeup of the city was 95.0% White, 2.0% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.2% Pacific Islander, 0.9% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.3% of the population.
There were 242 households of which 30.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.5% were married couples living together, 8.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.5% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.3% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.09.
The median age in the city was 43.3 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 5.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.3% were from 25 to 44; 26.7% were from 45 to 64; and 21.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 700 people, 254 households, and 175 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,248.4 people per square mile (482.6/km²). There were 275 housing units at an average density of 490.4 per square mile (189.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.86% White, 0.86% Native American, 0.29% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.
There were 254 households out of which 35.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the city, the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 4.9% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 16.3% from 45 to 64, and 24.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $31,389, and the median income for a family was $39,464. Males had a median income of $30,655 versus $19,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $14,708. About 8.0% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.2% of those under age 18 and 16.8% of those age 65 or over.
Canistota South Dakota neighborhoods include: Alcester, Baltic, Black Hawk, Box Elder, Brandon, Buffalo Ridge, Camp Crook, Canton, Caputa, Central City, Chancellor, Colton, Creighton, Crooks, Custer, Deadwood, Dell Rapids, Elkton, Ellsworth Afb, Garretson, Hartford, Hermosa, Hill City, Howes, Humboldt, Keystone, Lead, Ludlow, Montrose, Nemo, New Underwood, North Sioux City, Owanka, Parker, Quinn, Rapid City, Renner, Rowena, Saint Onge, Scenic, Sherman, Silver City, Sioux Falls, Spearfish, Sturgis, Valley Springs, Wall, Wanblee, Wasta, Whitewood