For population 25 years and over in Wolsey:
For population 15 years and over in Wolsey town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,125 (1.5%)
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
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-5.6%).
Work and jobs in Wolsey: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wolsey, South Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wolsey-area historical tornado activity is above South Dakota state average. It is 60% 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 above South Dakota state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 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 11/21/2003 at 01:09:11, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/26/2002 at 08:32:17, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 13.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/19/2005 at 02:43:46, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.7 miles away from Wolsey center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Beadle County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wolsey:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wolsey:
Public high school in Wolsey:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Wolsey:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.2%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Wolsey compared to South Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Wolsey (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Wolsey town (based on Beadle County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.61% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,896 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,164 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,086
Total average daily truck traffic: 500
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,409
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wolsey)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
FAA Registered Aircraft:1