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Demographics

People

Total Population505
Male Share of the Population54.9%
Female Share of the Population45.1%
Senior Citizens16.2%
Employed Population 16+287
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married67.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.2%
Median Earnings25+$31,920
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,893
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,000

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,063
% Above Poverty Level94.1%
% Below Poverty Level5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.3%
Median Gross Rent$535
Median House Value$93,900

Ancestry

Norwegian12.7%
Swedish8.9%
Irish7.7%
Dutch7.1%
English4.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.6%
Italian2.6%
Finnish1%
US/American1%
Czech1%
Polish0.6%
Belgian0.6%
French Except Basque0.4%
Danishn0.4%
German0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Canadian0.2%
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Wolsey Almanac

CategoryValue
County Beadle County
Standard Zip Codes57384
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.41
Approximate Longitude-98.47

Wolsey Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationHURON AP
Distance12.8 miles
Jan Temp4 to 25 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 86 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip20.9 inches
StationWESSINGTON SPRINGS
Distance22.9 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches
StationGANN VALLEY 4 NW
Distance38.4 miles
Jan Temp2 to 25 F
Apr Temp32 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 87 F
Oct Temp33 to 62 F
Annual Precip19.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alpena291$58,125
Cavour120$55,000
Hitchcock118$46,250
Huron13,149$57,697
Wessington328$36,000
Wessington Springs812$50,417

Wolsey Public Schools

Wolsey Wessington Elementary - 02
375 Ash St Se
ZIP: 57384
(605) 883-4221
Primary
Total Enrollment 192
Wolsey Wessington High School - 01
375 Ash St Se
ZIP: 57384
(605) 883-4221
High
Total Enrollment 94
Wolsey Wessington Middle School - 03
375 Ash St Se
ZIP: 57384
(605) 883-4221
Middle
Total Enrollment 82
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