Corson County SD Information


Corson County Subdivisions

Corson County SD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 4,095
Population in Households 4,094
Population in Familes 3,526
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $33,449
Average Household Income $52,384
Per Capita Income $16,313


Total Housing Units 1,559 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 643 (41.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 632 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 284 (18.2%)
Median Home Value $67,960
Average Home Value $123,523


Total Households 1,275
Average Household Size 3.21
Family Households 939
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.13% -0.16%
Households 0.14% -0.16%
Families 0.0% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   1.88%


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, 2018 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 Density # 59 15th
Diversity Index # 6 92nd
Median Household Income # 64 5th
Per Capita Income # 63 6th

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