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Wolsey, South Dakota - Basic Facts

The Town of Wolsey had a population of 391 as of July 1, 2015. Wolsey ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Wolsey is located at latitude 44.4108 and longitude -98.4739 in Beadle County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wolsey (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Beadle County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,352 feet.

The Town of Wolsey has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wolsey population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Wolsey, SD Boundary Map

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Wolsey, SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 391
Population in Households 391
Population in Familes 329
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 173
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 201 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 34 (16.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $97,000
Average Home Value $164,643
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,147
Average Household Income $59,670
Per Capita Income $25,352
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 1.15%
Households 0.91% 1.24%
Families 2.23% 0.99%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Wolsey, SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wolsey to the other 390 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 169 57th
Population Density1 # 295 25th
Diversity Index2 # 285 27th
Median Household Income # 212 46th
Per Capita Income # 200 49th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.