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Taunton is a city in Lyon County, in the Marshall metro area.
The community was named for Taunton, MA
The latitude of Taunton is 44.593N. The longitude is -96.065W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,175 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 198.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Taunton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lyon County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56291 ZIP code.
24% of Taunton residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Taunton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Taunton was $14,658, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Taunton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Taunton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Taunton political report.
The average commute time for Taunton workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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