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Corson County, South Dakota (SD)

County population in 2019: 4,216 (all rural); it was 4,181 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 140
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 564
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 752
Renter-occupied apartments: 556 (it was 519 in 2000)
% of renters here:

41%
State:

32%

Land area: 2473 sq. mi.

Water area: 56.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Corson County: 75.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.3%), Educational, health and social services (23.4%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 38%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 28%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Corson County, SD (2019)
    • 2,95569.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1,19628.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 651.5%Two or more races
    • 190.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 140.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.02%Asian alone
Median resident age:

29.2 years
South Dakota median age:

37.7 years
Males: 2,146  (50.9%)
Females: 2,070  (49.1%)
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Average household size:
Corson County:

3.0 people
South Dakota:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,530 ($20,654 in 1999)
This county:

$36,530
South Dakota:

$59,533

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $208 (lower quartile is $122, upper quartile is $323)
This county:

$208
State:

$669


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $64,767 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Corson:

$64,767
South Dakota:

$185,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,083 - $135,681

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $118,873
Here:

$118,873
State:

$222,394

In 2-unit structures: $221,571
Here:

$221,571
State:

$201,138

Mobile homes: $81,080
Here:

$81,080
State:

$69,469

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,078
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $415

Institutionalized population: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 6
  • Thefts: 9
  • Auto thefts: 0
Corson County, SD map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $82,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Corson, SD residents
Average permit cost in Corson, SD
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $973 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $783 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Corson, SD in 2019
Distribution of house value in Corson, SD in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Corson, SD in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 40.6%
Corson County:

40.6%
South Dakota:

11.9%
(7.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.1% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 16.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 29.2 years old
(Males: 29.3 years old, Females: 29.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.4 years old, Black residents: 49.6 years old, American Indian residents: 23.3 years old, Asian residents: 70.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 47.6 years old, Other race residents: 22.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Corson County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: McLaughlin, Little Eagle, Bullhead, McIntosh, Morristown.

Corson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Churches in Corson County include: Norway Church (A), German Congregational Church (B), German Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Seventh-Day Adventist Cemetery (1), Artas Cemetery (2), Knodenfeldt Cemetery (3), Baptist Cemetery (4), Bender Cemetery (5), Gale Cemetery (6), Sutley Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: East Flat Lake (A), Flat Lake (B), Big Lake (C), McClarem Lake (D), Salt Lake (E), Lindemann Lakes (F), Little Sand Lake (G), Goehring Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Spring Creek (A), Decker Creek (B), Olson Creek (C), Locke Creek (D), No Sweat Creek (E), Shaw Creek (F), Hiddenwood Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Corson County include: Vanervorsite Bay Recreational Area (1), West Pollock Recreation Area (2), Pollock Recreation Area (3), Shaw Creek Recreation Area (4), Rogo Bay Recreation Area (5), Pocasse National Wildlife Refuge (6), Salt Lake State Public Shooting Area (7), Sand Lake State Game Refuge (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Beaverhead County, Montana , Harding County , Ravalli County, Montana , Vilas County, Wisconsin , Presque Isle County, Michigan .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
South Dakota:

3.3%

Unemployment by year in Corson, SD
County total employment by year in Corson, SD
County average yearly wages by year in Corson, SD

Current college students: 116
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 83.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 13 (69.5% naturalized citizens)

Corson County:

0.3%
Whole state:

4.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 12000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 2Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 70.2%

Corson County marital status for males Corson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,225
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 58
  • 5 to 9: 15
  • 10 to 19: 3
  • Mobile homes: 226

Housing units in Corson County with a mortgage: 141 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 518

Here:

21.4% with mortgage
State:

55.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Corson County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,01810
Mainline Protestant76712
Other4382
Evangelical Protestant1495
None1,678-
Corson County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 1
Corson County:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Corson County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

2.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Corson County:

12.6%
South Dakota:

7.7%

Adult obesity rate:
Corson County:

39.2%
State:

27.7%

Agriculture in Corson County:

Average size of farms: 4038 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $109,330
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $38.21
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $99,111
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $102,886
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.76%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.29
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.38%
Corn for grain: 6827 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 23714 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1140 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Corson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 13916995.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/21/1983, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 4 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Corson County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Dakota state average. It is 91% 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 471.0 miles away from Corson County 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 135.8 miles away from the county 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 319.7 miles away from the county center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB) earthquake occurred 256.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 258.3 miles away from Corson County center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 630.2 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • South Dakota Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4527, Natural disaster type: Other
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 2014 to June 20, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4186: July 28, 2014, FEMA Id: 4186, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Snowstorm, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 03, 2013 to October 17, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4155: November 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4155, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Storms, Tornado, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 24, 2013 to May 31, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4125: June 28, 2013, FEMA Id: 4125, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: April 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1914: May 13, 2010, FEMA Id: 1914, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1887: March 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1887, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • South Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 11, 2009 to July 06, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1844: June 16, 2009, FEMA Id: 1844, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • South Dakota Severe Winter Storm and Record and Near Record Snow, Incident Period: November 05, 2008 to November 07, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1811: December 12, 2008, FEMA Id: 1811, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snow
  • South Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 06, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3234: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3234, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • South Dakota Severe Storm, Incident Period: June 07, 2005 to June 08, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1596: July 22, 2005, FEMA Id: 1596, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Corson County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Corson

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 734 (56.9%)
  • Carpooled: 76 (5.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 82 (6.4%)
  • Worked at home: 391 (30.3%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Educational services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (46%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (3%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Management occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (33%)
  • Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire) (33%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Corson County


  • German (11%)
  • American (5%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Czech (0%)
  • English (0%)
  • Northern European (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
3 people in other group homes
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,494.

6.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
South Dakota average:

7.74%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.31% relocated from other counties in South Dakota ($30,282 average AGI)
2.49% relocated from other states ($8,746 average AGI)
Corson County:

2.49%
South Dakota average:

3.70%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Dewey County, SD  2.01% ($68,000 average AGI)


7.34% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,104 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.34%
South Dakota average:

7.66%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.19% relocated to other counties in South Dakota ($11,169 average AGI)
3.15% relocated to other states ($23,935 average AGI)
Corson County:

3.15%
South Dakota average:

3.63%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 20.7

Births per 1000 population in Corson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Corson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Corson County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 20.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Corson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Corson County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Corson County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Corson County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Corson County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Corson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 501 (440 aged, 61 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 137 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 31%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 2,084
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,099
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 23

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 23

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,216
  • Male householders: 568 (155 living alone), Female householders: 661 (125 living alone)
  • 504 spouses (499 opposite-sex spouses), 109 unmarried partners, (109 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 1,364 children (1,297 natural, 25 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 617 grandchildren, 64 brothers or sisters, 44 parents, 27 foster children, 195 other relatives, 56 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 3

Size of family households: 314 2-persons, 165 3-persons, 149 4-persons, 88 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 91 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 282 1-person, 39 2-persons, 5 3-persons.

419 married couples with children.
410 single-parent households (115 men, 295 women).

84.3% of residents of Corson speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 30% speak English well).
15.1% of residents speak other language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $46,997,000 ($10,750 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $51,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,781,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,587,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $7,638,000
Federal grants: $15,782,000
Federal procurement contracts: $385,000 ($4,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,824,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $750,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $673,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,997,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 454
Here:

104 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 213
Here:

49 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+5 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -42
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State -1 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Corson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.17 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.2

Year house built in Corson County, South Dakota
  • Year house built in Corson County, South Dakota
  • 72014 or later
  • 312010 to 2013
  • 1562000 to 2009
  • 2001990 to 1999
  • 1751980 to 1989
  • 3021970 to 1979
  • 1881960 to 1969
  • 1451950 to 1959
  • 711940 to 1949
  • 2661939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Corson County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Corson County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Corson County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 724 rooms
  • 1355 rooms
  • 1856 rooms
  • 957 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 879+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Corson County, South Dakota
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Corson County, South Dakota
  • 01 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 1184 rooms
  • 1955 rooms
  • 1266 rooms
  • 467 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Corson County, South Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Corson County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Corson County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 812 bedrooms
  • 2783 bedrooms
  • 1854 bedrooms
  • 1005+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Corson County, South Dakota
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Corson County, South Dakota
  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 1382 bedrooms
  • 2363 bedrooms
  • 1434 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Corson County, South Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Corson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Corson County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 34no vehicle
  • 1161 vehicle
  • 1852 vehicles
  • 1473 vehicles
  • 1194 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Corson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Corson County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 135no vehicle
  • 2151 vehicle
  • 1672 vehicles
  • 313 vehicles
  • 164 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

98.7% of Corson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in South Dakota.

Corson County:

98.7%
State average:

84.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,686
  • Other state: 2,515
  • Northeast: 17
  • Midwest: 2,306
  • South: 25
  • West: 188
Year householders moved into unit in Corson County, SD
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Corson County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 79.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.6%Electricity
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.9%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.5%Electricity
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

0.4%
South Dakota:

10.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
South Dakota:

11.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 4
Here:

6.9%
South Dakota:

13.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Corson County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Financial Administration: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $162,000
    General Public Buildings: $141,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $8,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $43,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,295,000

Corson County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Financial Administration: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $162,000
    General Public Buildings: $141,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $8,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $43,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,295,000

Corson County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Financial Administration: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $162,000
    General Public Buildings: $141,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $8,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $43,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,295,000

Corson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,000
  • Charges - Other: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $23,000
    Regular Highways: $21,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,621,000
    Police Protection: $377,000
    Financial Administration: $209,000
    Central Staff Services: $162,000
    General Public Buildings: $141,000
    General - Other: $129,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $102,000
    Correctional Institutions: $84,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $72,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Local Fire Protection: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Other: $37,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $8,000
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000
    Rents: $3,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $602,000
    General Local Government Support: $43,000
    Other: $15,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,295,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 211
  • Number of aged recipients: 25
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 186
  • Number of recipients under 18: 41
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 114
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 56
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 54
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 121
Most common first names in Corson County, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2679.0 years
Henry1477.9 years
Fred1276.4 years
Lydia1079.9 years
Emma1079.6 years
Robert1070.5 years
Joseph1075.4 years
George1074.3 years
James1067.6 years
William968.3 years
Most common last names in Corson County, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hertel1280.3 years
Archambault1163.6 years
Olson1074.5 years
Huber978.3 years
Moser877.6 years
Sandland780.2 years
Maxon772.5 years
Fischer671.5 years
Brockel677.0 years
Campbell671.7 years