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People

Total Population 231
Male Share of the Population 41.6%
Female Share of the Population 58.4%
Senior Citizens 19%
Employed Population 16+ 123
Age of the Population 33

Families

% of people married 62.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.4%
Median Earnings25+ $21,875
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $48,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $19,107

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,167
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $380
Median House Value $45,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.7%
US/American 0%
English 19.5%
Irish 24.2%

Wessington Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 117 miles NW of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 261 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Beadle
Standard Zip Codes 57381
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.454
Longitude -98.696

Wessington 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 MILLER
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 35 to 61 F
Annual Precip 19.7 inches
Station WESSINGTON SPRINGS
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches
Station GANN VALLEY 4 NW
Distance 33.4 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 25 F
Apr Temp 32 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 87 F
Oct Temp 33 to 62 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Wessington, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Danforth (57381)

Vayland (57381)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hitchcock 102 $65,000
Huron 12,982 $54,346
Miller 1,494 $57,143
St. Lawrence 140 $68,750
Tulare 255 $60,625
Wolsey 519 $66,103

Wessington Public Libraries

Library
Wessington Public Library
240 WESSINGTON ST
Wessington, South Dakota
(605) 458-2596

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Wessington High Schools

WESSINGTON HI SCH
100 BROOKS ST
605-458-2248
A Title I School.
Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.9

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