Wolsey, South Dakota Population 2020

427

Wolsey is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 427, it is the 132nd largest city in South Dakota and the 14009th largest city in the United States. Wolsey is currently growing at a rate of 1.91% annually and its population has increased by 13.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 376 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Wolsey has a population density of 189 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wolsey is $59,244 with a poverty rate of 8.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $513 per month, and the median house value is $87,200. The median age in Wolsey is 37.4 years, 40 years for males, and 34.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.0 males.

Wolsey Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wolsey was:

  • White: 98.00%
  • Other race: 2.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Wolsey, South Dakota is 427, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 411.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 376.

Wolsey, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White44198.00%
Some Other Race92.00%

Wolsey Population Pyramid 2020

Wolsey Median Age

37.4


Total

40


Male

34.8


Female

Wolsey Adults

There are 329 adults, (73 of whom are seniors) in Wolsey.

Wolsey Age Dependency

75.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wolsey Sex Ratio

Female

242

53.78%

Male

208

46.22%

Wolsey Households and Families

Wolsey Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wolsey Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
All86.3%13.7%
Non Family79.2%20.8%
Male75%25%
Female54.5%45.5%

86.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2122.1286.3
Non Family1061.0779.2
Married873.34100
Female112.4554.5
Male82.3875

3.15

Average Family Size

2.12

Average Household Size

3.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wolsey Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41.32%
9th to 12th Grade154.93%
High School Graduate11638.16%
Some College4514.80%
Associates Degree6922.70%
Bachelors Degree4414.47%
Graduate Degree113.62%

Wolsey Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White29527655
Hispanic99
Other Race99

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 18.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,009$41,324$27,171
Less Than High School$9,688$9,688$
High School Grad$26,667$32,500$22,500
Some College$31,667$52,917$26,691
Bachelors Degree$37,083$$37,083
Graduate Degree$41,719$$

$32,009

Average Earnings

$41,324

Average Male

$27,171

Average Female

Wolsey Language

Wolsey Language by Age

Wolsey Language

96.38% of Wolsey residents speak only English, while 3.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.66% of the population.

Wolsey Poverty

Wolsey Poverty by Race

8.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.13%

Male Poverty Rate

8.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wolsey

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wolsey is White, with 9.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wolsey is White, with 9.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.33%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.84%
High School11.21%
Some College6.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed7.08%
Male Employed4.32%

Wolsey Income

Wolsey Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,136$59,244
Families$77,083$77,176
Married Families$84,583-
Non Families$33,333$40,670

Wolsey Marital Status

Wolsey Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

62.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wolsey Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Wolsey Marital Status by Race

Wolsey Veterans

21

Number of Veterans

16

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam12
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War2
World War II
Korea

$Wolsey Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wolsey Employment Status

75.9%

Labor Force Participation

74.1%

Employment Rate

2.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wolsey Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.22%

Born in South Dakota

97.78%

Native Born

2.22%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.78% of Wolsey residents were born in the United States, with 84.22% having been born in South Dakota. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202042781.91%
201941981.95%
201841140.98%
201740782.01%
201639920.50%
201539730.76%
2014394-2-0.51%
201339651.28%
201239171.82%
201138471.86%
20103770.00%