Corson County, South Dakota Population 2024

3,747

Corson County, South Dakota's estimated 2024 population is 3,747 with a growth rate of -0.93% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Corson County, South Dakota is the 41st largest county in South Dakota. The 2010 population was 4,064 and has seen a growth of -7.8% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,572-35-0.97%
20283,607-35-0.96%
20273,642-35-0.95%
20263,677-35-0.94%
20253,712-35-0.93%
20243,747-35-0.93%
20233,782-35-0.92%
20223,817-32-0.83%
20213,849-46-1.18%
20203,895-181-4.44%
20194,076-61-1.47%
20184,137-50-1.19%
20174,187892.17%
20164,098-74-1.77%
20154,17220.05%
20144,170-36-0.86%
20134,2061393.42%
20124,067330.82%
20114,034-30-0.74%
20104,06400%
19904,195-1,001-19.26%
19805,1962024.04%
19704,994-804-13.87%
19605,798-370-6%
19506,168-587-8.69%
19406,755-2,780-29.16%
19309,5352,28631.54%
19207,2494,320147.49%
19102,929-643-18%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.93% (-35)
County Website
Corson County
2020 Population
3,895
Area
2470 mi²
Density
2 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-3.8% (-148)
Founded
1909

Corson County, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Native American2,72369.71%
White1,10128.19%
Two or more races721.84%
Other race60.15%
Black or African American40.1%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Native American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Corson County, South Dakota Population by Race

Corson County, South Dakota Population Pyramid 2024

Corson County, South Dakota Median Age

29

Total

29.6

Male

28.3

Female

Corson County, South Dakota Adults

There are 2,484 adults, (455 of whom are seniors) in Corson County, South Dakota.

Corson County, South Dakota Age Dependency

92.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

70.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Corson County, South Dakota Sex Ratio

Female1,93249.46%
Male1,97450.54%

Corson County, South Dakota Population by Age

Corson County, South Dakota Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0713.6556.443.6
Married4243.9473.326.7
Non Family2701.160.439.6
Female2375.3135.964.1
Male1404.8532.167.9

4.36

Average Family Size

3.65

Average Household Size

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Corson County, South Dakota Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade371.73%
9th to 12th Grade25812.06%
High School Graduate79737.26%
Some College38618.05%
Associates Degree29413.74%
Bachelors Degree29813.93%
Graduate Degree693.23%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Corson County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Corson County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Native American1,2941,020182
White807786175
2+ Races29298
Hispanic13132
Other Race552
Black440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 40%.

Corson County, South Dakota Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,075$34,808$33,281
Less Than 9th Grade$29,500$27,500$0
High School Graduate$30,139$34,063$24,821
Some College$32,542$45,156$28,000
Bachelors Degree$40,313$29,706$46,406
Graduate Degree$86,429$86,750$85,625

$34,075

Average Earnings

$34,808

Average Male

$33,281

Average Female

Corson County, South Dakota Earnings by Educational Attainment

Corson County, South Dakota Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Corson County, South Dakota Language

86.82% of Corson County, South Dakota residents speak only English, while 13.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 12.14% of the population.

Corson County, South Dakota Language

Corson County, South Dakota Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Native2,7051,50155.49%
White1,09615814.42%
Multiple722433.33%
Other6466.67%
Hispanic14428.57%

43.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.53%

Male Poverty Rate

46.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Corson County, South Dakota

The race most likely to be in poverty in Corson County, South Dakota is Other, with 66.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Corson County, South Dakota is White, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 55.39%.

Corson County, South Dakota Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.41%
High School38.52%
Some College25.59%
Bachelors or Greater9.26%

Corson County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed68.72%
Male Unemployed65.87%
Female Employed14.91%
Male Employed12.67%

Corson County, South Dakota Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Corson County, South Dakota Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,125$64,048
Families$55,859$68,271
Married Families$77,500$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,909$49,100

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Corson County, South Dakota Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

33.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

32.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Corson County, South Dakota Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Corson County, South Dakota Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Corson County, South Dakota Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Corson County, South Dakota Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

219

Number of Veterans

196

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam64
First Gulf War39
Second Gulf War34
Korea8
World War II3

Corson County, South Dakota Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6465
65 to 7455
35 to 5444
75+41
18 to 3414

Corson County, South Dakota Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Native American1449.12%
White758.68%

Corson County, South Dakota Veterans by Race

Corson County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

15.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Corson County, South Dakota Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

24.6%

Unemployment Rate

Corson County, South Dakota Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Corson County, South Dakota Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Corson County, South Dakota Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

38.15%

Born in Corson County, South Dakota

99.82%

Native Born

0.18%

Foreign Born

0.1%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.82% of Corson County, South Dakota residents were born in the United States, with 38.15% having been born in South Dakota. 0.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Corson County, South Dakota Place of Birth

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