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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Wessington Springs is 781. Wessington Springs, South Dakota is the 11,287th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Wessington Springs was in 1990, when its population was 1,086. In 1990, Wessington Springs was the 9,422nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 11,287th largest city in the US. Wessington Springs is currently 28.1% smaller than it was in 1990.
Wessington Springs has shrunk 22.1% since the year 2000. Wessington Springs, South Dakota's growth is extremely below average. 90% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|11284||Bailey's Prairie, Texas||781||12.3%|
|11286||Peletier, North Carolina||781||43.0%|
|11287||Wessington Springs, South Dakota||781||-22.1%|
|11288||Clarksville City, Texas||780||-3.3%|
The total voting age population of Wessington Springs, South Dakota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 720. The voting age population is 41.9% male and 58.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 41.5% of the residents of Wessington Springs are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Wessington Springs are 96.8% White, 2.1% American Indian and 1.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Wessington Springs, 8.3% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 3.9% of families are below the poverty line in Wessington Springs.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.1% of Wessington Springs residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 91.7% of Wessington Springs residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.8% have a bachelor's degree and 4.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Wessington Springs 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.
The unemployment rate in Wessington Springs is 0.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Wessington Springs, 25.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Wessington Springs is $43,170.
In Wessington Springs, 65.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 34.1% of housing units in Wessington Springs.
Of all the housing units in Wessington Springs, 41.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Wessington Springs, 11.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Wessington Springs is $478.
In Wessington Springs, 66.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.