Corson County SD Information


Corson County Subdivisions

Corson County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 4,241
Population in Households 4,240
Population in Familes 3,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,330
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 982
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,631 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 734 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 596 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $57,381
Average Home Value $102,963


Median Household Income $30,114
Average Household Income $47,397
Per Capita Income $14,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.75%
Households 0.87% 0.83%
Families 0.72% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.54%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.


Corson County SD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corson County to the other 66 counties and county equivalents in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 40 41st
Population Density1 # 58 15th
Diversity Index2 # 6 92nd
Median Household Income # 63 6th
Per Capita Income # 63 6th

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