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People

Total Population 176
Male Share of the Population 40.3%
Female Share of the Population 59.7%
Senior Citizens 50%
Employed Population 16+ 75
Age of the Population 65

Families

% of people married 68.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 87.2%
% Below Poverty Level 12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 14.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $0
Median House Value $34,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 0.6%
US/American 0%
English 9.7%
Irish 14.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hecla Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 94 miles SW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 245 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Brown
Standard Zip Codes 57446
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.883
Longitude -98.151

Hecla Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station COLUMBIA 8 N
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 19 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 20.3 inches
Station OAKES 2 S
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 19.5 inches
Station ABERDEEN RGNL AP
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 85 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 20.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Britton 1,522 $58,657
Claremont 139 $51,000
Columbia 136 $61,875
Frederick 284 $56,250
Langford 395 $65,250
Westport 118 $61,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Hecla Public Library
206 MAIN STREET
Hecla, South Dakota
(605) 994-2333

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