|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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.
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.
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.
|16549||Reevesville, South Carolina||198||-3.4%|
|16551||Tallulah Falls, Georgia||198||20.7%|
|16555||Wessington, South Dakota||198||-19.8%|
|16557||Conetoe, North Carolina||197||-45.7%|
|16558||Earl, North Carolina||197||-20.2%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.5% of the residents of Wessington are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 67.5% of Wessington residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Wessington is 3.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wessington, 10.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wessington is $52,917.
In Wessington, 69.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 30.2% of housing units in Wessington.
Of all the housing units in Wessington, 45.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Wessington, 14.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wessington is $521.
In Wessington, 84.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.