Wolsey, South Dakota

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Population in 2019: 399 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.5%
 
Males: 191  (47.9%)
Females: 208  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 57384.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,826 (it was $35,313 in 2000)
Wolsey:

$48,826
SD:

$59,533

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,033 (it was $14,319 in 2000)

Wolsey town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,437 (it was $36,000 in 2000)
Wolsey:

$94,437
SD:

$185,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $162,668; detached houses: $140,029; mobile homes: $252,582

Median gross rent in 2019: $591.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wolsey: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 5.7%
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  • Races in Wolsey, SD (2019)
    • 44496.5%White alone
    • 102.2%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

Races in Wolsey detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of South Dakota and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Wolsey, South Dakota as of May 28, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wolsey is 257 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Ancestries: German (64.9%), Dutch (8.6%), English (5.4%), Irish (4.1%), American (2.7%), Norwegian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 4/7/1883

Elevation: 1350 feet

Land area: 2.28 square miles.

Population density: 175 people per square mile   (very low).

Wolsey, South Dakota map

12 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

This town:

2.6%
South Dakota:

3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,413 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $907 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (105.7 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (251.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (572.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Virgil, SD (2.9 miles),
Broadland, SD (2.9 miles),
Wessington, SD (3.4 miles ),
Huron, SD (3.6 miles ),
Morningside, SD (3.8 miles),
Hitchcock, SD (4.0 miles),
Alpena, SD (4.1 miles ),
Cavour, SD (4.7 miles)

Latitude: 44.41 N, Longitude: 98.47 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Wolsey, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wolsey, SD in 2019
Wolsey satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.0%
South Dakota:

3.3%
Most common industries in Wolsey, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Truck transportation (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.3%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.6%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Social assistance (10.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Food (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Wolsey, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.0%)

Average climate in Wolsey, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wolsey-area historical tornado activity is near South Dakota state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 36.0 miles away from the Wolsey town center injured 4 people and caused $3 million in damages.

On 8/24/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused $15 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wolsey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 600.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 48.2 miles away from Wolsey center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 147.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from Wolsey center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 382.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Beadle County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wolsey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Wolsey:

  • SUNQUEST HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HURON, SD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wolsey:

  • Northern State University (about 73 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • South Dakota State University (about 84 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 103 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; FT enrollment: 2,386)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 135 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • University of South Dakota (about 137 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 147 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 158 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)

Public high school in Wolsey:

Public elementary/middle schools in Wolsey:

See full list of schools located in Wolsey

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wolsey: Wolsey Volunteer Fire Department (A), Wolsey City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beadle County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.2%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Wolsey (2011 data):

  • American Bank & Trust: Wolsey Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1962/01/22. Info updated 2011/10/25: Bank assets: $378.1 mil, Deposits: $304.8 mil, headquarters in Wessington Springs, SD, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Leackco Bank Holding Company, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Wolsey:

Marital status in Wolsey, SD
  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.3%
  • Divorced: 17.4%

For population 25 years and over in Wolsey:

  • High school or higher: 93.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
South Dakota average:

10.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wolsey
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wolsey, SD (based on Beadle County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,46314
Evangelical Protestant3,53122
Catholic2,2352
Other2232
None6,946-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

3.18 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Beadle County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

8.28 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

8.91 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Beadle County:

8.2%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Beadle County:

29.9%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Beadle County:

14.3%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Wolsey:

52.3%
South Dakota:

51.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Wolsey:

51.7%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.0
South Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wolsey:

19.5%
South Dakota:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wolsey:

6.9
South Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Wolsey:

42.9%
South Dakota:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

56.8%
State:

58.1%

Average condition of hearing:
Wolsey:

79.2%
State:

78.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wolsey, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,444$41,3280$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,669$32,0282$914
Water Supply 0$0 1$917
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$459
Totals for Government 2$6,113$36,6786$2,289

Wolsey government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $81,000 ($203.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($90.23)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($85.21)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($47.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($40.10)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($32.58)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($30.08)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($12.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,000 ($85.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($75.19)

Wolsey government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $52,000 ($130.33)
    Other: $39,000 ($97.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($95.24)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $76,000 ($190.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $83,000 ($208.02)
  • Tax - Property: $7,553,000 ($18929.82)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $139,000 ($348.37)
    Motor Vehicle License: $10,000 ($25.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($7.52)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $3,000 ($7.52)

Wolsey government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $946,000 ($2370.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $885,000 ($2218.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $62,000 ($155.39)

Wolsey government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $283,000 ($709.27)

6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,904 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Brown County, SD  0.67% ($28,816 average AGI)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.61% ($34,886)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wolsey:

  • KOKK (1210 AM; 5 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • KIJV (1340 AM; 1 kW; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGFX (1060 AM; 10 kW; PIERRE, SD; Owner: JAMES RIVER BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wolsey:

  • KZNC (99.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF HURON, INC.)
  • KZKK (105.1 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: DAKOTA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • K217CE (91.3 FM; HURON, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.7mTotal length
  • $560,000Total costs
  • 9,444Total average daily traffic
  • 1,288Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,592Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wolsey)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Jct Us Hwy 14 & 281 4 Mi N (Lat: 44.460528 Lon: -98.502306), Call Sign: KLS656,
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 03/30/2021, Expiration Date: 04/01/2031, Registrant: Bit/Src Engineering, 1302 E. Hwy. 14, Suite 8, Pierre, SD 57501, Phone: (605) 773-4635, Email:
  • 38869 209th Street (Lat: 44.379083 Lon: -98.462750), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WNCK387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.375 MHz, Grant Date: 04/15/2015, Expiration Date: 07/12/2025, Registrant: Platte Valley Communications, Inc., P.O. Box 5556, Grand Island, NE 68802, Phone: (308) 382-6212, Fax: (308) 384-1557, Email:
  • From South Jct Of 281 & Us 14 4 Mi S 1 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 44.302500 Lon: -98.342861), Call Sign: KYL322, Licensee ID: L00099402,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.490 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/1996, Expiration Date: 03/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: John R Clouser, Rt 1 Box 79, Wolsey, SD 57384, Phone: (605) 352-8106
  • 38223 230 Th. St. (Lat: 44.444139 Lon: -98.568694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQBF872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, Grant Date: 07/22/2014, Expiration Date: 09/30/2024, Certifier: Russell Jungemann, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E. 3rd. St., Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • Lat: 44.458389 Lon: -98.421972, Call Sign: WQTE419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2014, Expiration Date: 01/15/2024, Certifier: Jerry Glanzer, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:
  • 444 Section Line Rd Nw (Lat: 44.415528 Lon: -98.477500), Call Sign: WRJF896,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.362 MHz, Grant Date: 08/25/2020, Expiration Date: 08/25/2030, Certifier: Troy Brandt, Registrant: Sioux Falls Two Way Radio Svc. Inc., 700 E 3rd St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103, Phone: (605) 334-9816, Fax: (605) 334-1554, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WOLSEY, 1200ft South Of Highway 14 (Lat: 44.454417 Lon: -98.530556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 87.2 m, Overall height: 91.7 m, Call Sign: WQSR845,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 11/05/2013, Expiration Date: 11/05/2023, Certifier: John Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC0DKB, Licensee ID: L01354097, Grant Date: 02/06/2018, Expiration Date: 05/04/2028, Registrant: Gary W Quiram, Wolsey, SD 57384-0263
  • Call Sign: KE6PHF, Licensee ID: L00225265, Grant Date: 03/06/2015, Expiration Date: 03/06/2025, Registrant: Dennis C Johnson, 39246 200th St, Wolsey, SD 57384
  • Call Sign: N0TDA, Licensee ID: L00521835, Grant Date: 05/23/2002, Expiration Date: 06/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2017, Certifier: Robert W Taken, Registrant: Robert W Taken, Wolsey, SD 57384

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER COMPANY R44 II (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-AE1A5 (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 456ML, N456ML, N-456ML, Serial Number: 13970, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 05/27/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Langbehn Land & Cattle Co Inc, 38710 203rd St, Wolsey, SD 57384

2008 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2008 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 12. The highest number of fires - 30 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Wolsey, SD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.4%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (31.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wolsey, SD
    • 7457.4%Outside Fires
    • 4031.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1511.6%Structure Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wolsey, SD
Most common first names in Wolsey, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Carl783.0 years
William676.8 years
Robert679.0 years
Clara578.4 years
Fred581.6 years
Edward570.0 years
Henry484.0 years
Arthur477.5 years
Donald478.0 years
James475.0 years
Most common last names in Wolsey, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jungemann1165.7 years
Peterson874.0 years
Eichstadt778.0 years
Klicker689.8 years
Larsen685.0 years
Scheibe580.6 years
Johannsen574.4 years
Christophers584.2 years
Houck566.0 years
Kahre484.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wolsey, SD
  • 63.0%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 17.2%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wolsey, SD
  • 61.5%Electricity
  • 34.6%Utility gas
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wolsey compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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