Wolsey, South Dakota Population 2022

475
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Wolsey is a city located in Beadle County South Dakota. Wolsey has a 2020 population of 475. Wolsey is currently growing at a rate of 1.71% annually and its population has increased by 3.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 459 in 2010.

The average household income in Wolsey is $59,928 with a poverty rate of 5.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $581 per month, and the median house value is $79,600. The median age in Wolsey is 37.9 years, 40.4 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Wolsey Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wolseywas:

  • White: 98.12%
  • Other race: 1.57%
  • Two or more races: 0.31%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wolsey, South Dakota is 475 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 459.

Wolsey, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62698.12%
Some Other Race101.57%
Two or More Races20.31%
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Wolsey Population by Race

Wolsey Population Pyramid 2022

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Wolsey Median Age

35.1


Total

37.1


Male

34


Female

Wolsey Adults

There are 410 adults, (115 of whom are seniors) in Wolsey.

Wolsey Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wolsey Sex Ratio

Female

360

56.43%

Male

278

43.57%

Wolsey Population by Age

Wolsey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wolsey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.2%3.8%
Male92.3%7.7%
All87.4%12.6%
Non Family79.5%20.5%
Female75%25%

87.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wolsey Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2382.6887.4
Married1054.1596.2
Male134.3192.3
Female83.8875
Non Family1121.0379.5

4.06

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Wolsey Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5414.17%
9th to 12th Grade133.41%
High School Graduate12031.50%
Some College6316.54%
Associates Degree6617.32%
Bachelors Degree4311.29%
Graduate Degree225.77%
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Wolsey Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wolsey Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White32230265
Other Race1010
2+ Races22
Hispanic5710

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.19%.

Wolsey Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,563$40,046$25,573
Less Than 9th Grade$38,598$$
High School Graduate$26,364$36,667$18,438
Some College$27,000$41,818$25,921
Bachelors Degree$43,125$60,625$42,500
Graduate Degree$41,833$41,607$83,750

$36,563

Average Earnings

$40,046

Average Male

$25,573

Average Female

Wolsey Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wolsey Language by Age

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Wolsey Language

89.53% of Wolsey residents speak only English, while 10.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.49% of the population.

Wolsey Language

Wolsey Poverty by Race

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5.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.32%

Male Poverty Rate

6.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wolsey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wolsey is White, with 6.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wolsey is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.43%.

Wolsey Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.94%
High School10.00%
Some College4.65%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Wolsey Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.57%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed10.08%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Wolsey Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wolsey Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,875$58,274
Families$77,750$76,713
Married Families$78,516-
Non Families$31,389$36,298
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Income by Household Type

Wolsey Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wolsey Married by Age and Sex

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Wolsey Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wolsey Marital Status by Race

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Wolsey Marital Status

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22

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War3
Vietnam7
Korea
World War II

Wolsey Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 344
35 to 547
55 to 644
65 to 747
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Wolsey Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White205.03%
2+ Races2100.00%

Wolsey Veterans by Race

Wolsey Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wolsey Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wolsey Employment by Age

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Wolsey Employment by Race

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Wolsey Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.00%

Born in Wolsey

98.28%

Native Born

1.72%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.28% of Wolsey residents were born in the United States, with 71.00% having been born in South Dakota. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Wolsey Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103760.00%
201138482.13%
201239282.08%
201340082.04%
201440882.00%
201541681.96%
201642481.92%
201743281.89%
201844081.85%
201944881.82%
2020459112.46%
202146781.74%
202247581.71%

Wolsey Population by Year