Corson County SD Information


Corson County Subdivisions

Corson County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,269
Daytime Population: Workers 1,129
Daytime Population: Residents 3,002
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 4,268
Population in Familes 3,663
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,092
Average Household Income $49,293
Per Capita Income $15,418


Total Housing Units 1,576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 749 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 586 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 241 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $62,628
Average Home Value $112,450


Total Households 1,335
Average Household Size 3.2
Family Households 988
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.73% 0.49%
Households 0.8% 0.53%
Families 0.7% 0.46%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   3.15%


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, 2017 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 # 39 42nd
Population Density # 58 15th
Diversity Index # 4 95th
Median Household Income # 65 3rd
Per Capita Income # 63 6th

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