|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hecla is 194. Hecla, South Dakota is the 16,609th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Hecla was in 1990, when its population was 398. In 1990, Hecla was the 14,055th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,609th largest city in the US. Hecla is currently 51.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Hecla has shrunk 38.0% since the year 2000. Hecla, South Dakota's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|16608||Frontier, North Dakota||194||-28.6%|
|16609||Hecla, South Dakota||194||-38.0%|
|16610||Lake Ka-Ho, Illinois||194||-22.7%|
|16612||Little Creek, Delaware||194||-0.5%|
The total voting age population of Hecla, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 200. The voting age population is 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 38.2% of the residents of Hecla are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hecla are 100.0% White. Additionally, 11.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hecla, 20.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 24.5%. On a per-household basis, 14.7% of families are below the poverty line in Hecla.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.5% of Hecla residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.5% of Hecla residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.1% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hecla residents aged 5 and older, 0.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
In Hecla, 18.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hecla is $43,750.
In Hecla, 89.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 10.7% of housing units in Hecla.
Of all the housing units in Hecla, 48.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Hecla, 3.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hecla is $375.
In Hecla, 64.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.