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Demographics

People

Total Population812
Male Share of the Population44.7%
Female Share of the Population55.3%
Senior Citizens40.1%
Employed Population 16+340
Age of the Population59

Families

% of people married56.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.2%
Median Earnings25+$25,395
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,625
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,827

Wealth

Median Family Income$50,417
% Above Poverty Level91.7%
% Below Poverty Level8.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work10.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.1%
Median Gross Rent$452
Median House Value$69,600

Ancestry

German42.5%
Norwegian15.9%
Irish11.9%
English8.1%
French Except Basque6%
Dutch5.3%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)4.6%
Polish4.3%
Czech4.1%
Danishn2.6%
Scottish1.8%
Swedish1.2%
Welsh1.2%
Canadian1.1%
Swiss0.9%
Russian0.6%
Greek0.4%
Luxemburger0.4%
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Wessington Springs Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jerauld County
Standard Zip Codes57382
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.08
Approximate Longitude-98.57

Wessington Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationWESSINGTON SPRINGS
Distance0.3 miles
Jan Temp6 to 26 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp39 to 61 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches
StationFORESTBURG 3 NE
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp4 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip22.1 inches
StationMILLER
Distance36.6 miles
Jan Temp4 to 25 F
Apr Temp32 to 56 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip19.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alpena291$58,125
Letcher208$71,250
Wolsey505$69,063
Woonsocket641$54,375

Wessington Springs Public Libraries

Wessington Springs Carnegie Library
109 WEST MAIN
Wessington Springs, South Dakota
(605) 539-1803

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Wessington Springs Hospitals

Avera Weskota Memorial Medical Center
(Non-profit)
604 1st Street Northeast
(605) 539-1201

Wessington Springs Public Schools

Spring Valley Colony Elementary - 05
23064 365th Ave
ZIP: 57382
(605) 539-1754
Primary
Total Enrollment 45
Wessington Springs Elementary - 02
904 2nd St Ne
ZIP: 57382
(605) 539-1754
Primary
Total Enrollment 173
Wessington Springs High School - 01
302 Dakota Ave N
ZIP: 57382
(605) 539-9391
High
Total Enrollment 83
Wessington Springs Junior High - 04
904 2nd St Ne
ZIP: 57382
(605) 539-9311
Middle
Total Enrollment 35
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