What is the current population of Wessington?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wessington is 198. Wessington, South Dakota is the 16,555th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Wessington?

The peak population of Wessington was in 1990, when its population was 265. In 1990, Wessington was the 15,718th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 16,555th largest city in the US. Wessington is currently 25.3% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Wessington shrinking?

Wessington has shrunk 19.8% since the year 2000. Wessington, South Dakota's growth is about average. 60% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the voting age population of Wessington, South Dakota?

The total voting age population of Wessington, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 225. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.

What percentage of Wessington, South Dakota residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 17.5% of the residents of Wessington are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Wessington, South Dakota?

The racial demographics of Wessington are 99.4% White and 0.6% Two or more races. Additionally, 14.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Wessington, South Dakota residents are below the poverty line?

In Wessington, 15.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.6%. On a per-household basis, 19.3% of families are below the poverty line in Wessington.

What percentage of Wessington, South Dakota residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 67.5% of Wessington residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Wessington, South Dakota residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.8% of Wessington residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.6% have a bachelor's degree and 7.3% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Wessington, South Dakota residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Wessington residents aged 5 and older, 4.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

What is the unemployment rate in Wessington, South Dakota?

The unemployment rate in Wessington is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Wessington, South Dakota residents work for the government?

In Wessington, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Wessington, South Dakota?

The median household income in Wessington is $52,917.

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Wessington, South Dakota?

In Wessington, 69.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Wessington, South Dakota?

Renters occupy 30.2% of housing units in Wessington.

What percentage of Wessington, South Dakota housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Wessington, 45.6% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Wessington, South Dakota housing units were built after 2000?

In Wessington, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.

What is the median monthly rent in Wessington, South Dakota?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wessington is $521.

What percentage of households in Wessington, South Dakota have broadband internet?

In Wessington, 84.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Wessington Population By Year

Population Graph For Wessington
Year Population Rank in US
2021 198 16,555
2020 198 16,543
2019 177 17,067
2018 180 17,024
2017 176 17,093
2016 177 17,104
2015 181 17,052
2014 180 17,072
2013 177 17,128
2012 174 17,173
2011 172 17,208
2010 170 17,244
2000 247 16,234
1990 265 15,718

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
16545 Nason, Illinois 198 -15.3%
16546 Oakland, Kentucky 198 -23.8%
16547 Olds, Iowa 198 -20.1%
16548 Ollie, Iowa 198 -11.6%
16549 Reevesville, South Carolina 198 -3.4%
16550 Rexford, Kansas 198 26.1%
16551 Tallulah Falls, Georgia 198 20.7%
16552 Union, Nebraska 198 -23.8%
16553 Walker, Missouri 198 -28.0%
16554 Wardner, Idaho 198 -7.4%
16555 Wessington, South Dakota 198 -19.8%
16556 Conconully, Washington 197 6.4%
16557 Conetoe, North Carolina 197 -45.7%
16558 Earl, North Carolina 197 -20.2%
16559 Franklin, Arkansas 197 7.0%
16560 Froid, Montana 197 1.0%
16561 Hardesty, Oklahoma 197 -29.1%
16562 Jemez Springs, New Mexico 197 -47.0%
16563 Koshkonong, Missouri 197 -3.9%
16564 Malta Bend, Missouri 197 -20.8%
16565 Marklesburg, Pennsylvania 197 -8.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In South Dakota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
14188 Tabor 392 -5.7%
14230 Hayti 388 6.0%
14302 Hurley 381 -10.3%
14363 Hoven 376 -25.6%
14397 Hermosa 373 18.7%
14406 Gayville 372 -11.8%
14441 Rosholt 369 -12.1%
14446 Faith 368 -24.5%
14544 Ethan 356 8.2%
14608 Buffalo 349 -7.4%
14685 Wakonda 343 -8.0%
14706 Blunt 340 -8.1%
14819 Florence 329 10.0%
14912 Stickney 321 -3.8%
14913 Veblen 321 14.2%
14921 Hudson 320 -20.7%
15029 Colome 310 -8.0%
15097 Chancellor 304 -7.3%
15111 Bison 303 -18.1%
15168 Iroquois 298 7.1%
15182 Kennebec 297 3.4%
15241 Langford 290 -0.3%
15286 Bristol 286 -23.7%
15343 Summit 282 -1.0%
15625 Henry 262 -2.2%
15688 Roscoe 257 -20.1%
15781 Bonesteel 249 -15.5%
15831 Keystone 246 -20.9%
15845 Pukwana 245 -14.6%
15865 Egan 243 -8.9%
15917 Gary 239 3.4%
15939 Willow Lake 238 -18.4%
16048 New Effington 230 -1.2%
16049 Pollock 230 -31.9%
16113 Pickstown 225 33.1%
16311 Frederick 212 -16.5%
16330 Bruce 211 -22.7%
16361 Trent 210 -16.9%
16362 Tulare 210 -4.5%
16370 Nisland 209 -0.4%
16484 Alpena 201 -23.5%
16511 Mellette 200 -19.0%
16555 Wessington 198 -19.8%
16570 Doland 196 -33.5%
16601 Toronto 195 1.5%
16609 Hecla 194 -38.0%
16644 South Shore 191 -28.9%
16703 Mission Hill 187 2.1%
16720 Roslyn 186 -16.9%
16915 Peever 174 -16.7%
16965 Wentworth 171 -8.5%
16999 Kranzburg 168 -9.1%
17112 St. Lawrence 162 -22.1%
17129 Hosmer 161 -43.7%
17191 Monroe 158 -3.0%
17203 Columbia 157 12.1%
17206 Geddes 157 -37.6%
17229 Ramona 156 -17.4%
17248 Volin 155 -25.1%
17275 Delmont 152 -41.3%
17295 Letcher 151 -14.6%
17325 Dimock 148 -1.9%
17327 Goodwin 148 -7.5%
17366 Conde 145 -22.0%
17371 Isabel 145 -39.3%
17487 Northville 138 12.1%
17545 Buffalo Gap 134 -18.2%
17548 Frankfort 134 -18.7%
17571 Spencer 133 -15.2%
17577 Astoria 132 -11.4%
17589 Reliance 132 -36.2%
17616 Badger 130 -9.7%
17619 Carthage 130 -30.4%
17675 Artesian 127 -19.1%
17678 Cavour 127 -9.9%
17713 Pierpont 125 3.3%
17786 Oelrichs 121 -15.9%
17809 Oldham 120 -41.4%
17820 Java 119 -39.2%
17873 Brandt 115 1.7%
17946 Lesterville 112 -30.0%
17949 McIntosh 112 -48.6%
17976 Claremont 110 -15.3%
18002 Midland 109 -38.7%
18011 Stockholm 108 2.8%
18021 Ashton 107 -29.1%
18024 Hitchcock 107 -0.9%
18029 Pringle 107 -14.4%
18035 Yale 107 -9.3%
18041 Glenham 106 -23.1%
18123 Cresbard 101 -28.8%
18125 Hazel 101 -3.8%
18134 Revillo 101 -31.2%
18164 Fairfax 99 -18.8%
18166 Harrold 99 -52.6%

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