Hecla, South Dakota Population 2024

191

Hecla is a city located in Brown County South Dakota. Hecla has a 2024 population of 191. Hecla is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -2.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 195 in 2020.

The average household income in Hecla is $41,425 with a poverty rate of 19.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hecla is 63.7 years, 66.2 years for males, and 58 years for females.

Hecla Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hecla was:

  • White: 88.72%
  • Asian: 8.56%
  • Other race: 2.72%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Two or more races:
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
554.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.05% (-4)
The current population of Hecla, South Dakota is 191 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 195.

Hecla, South Dakota Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White22888.72%
Asian228.56%
Other race72.72%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Two or more races

Hecla Population by Race

Hecla Population Pyramid 2024

Hecla Median Age

63.7

Total

66.2

Male

58

Female

Hecla Adults

There are 224 adults, (108 of whom are seniors) in Hecla.

Hecla Age Dependency

121.6

Age Dependency Ratio

93.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hecla Sex Ratio

Female17266.93%
Male8533.07%

Hecla Population by Age

Hecla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1351.9973
Non Family681.0197.12.9
Married672.81973
Male000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

2.81

Average Family Size

1.9

Average Household Size

97.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hecla Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hecla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hecla Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 3.11%.

Hecla Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$

Average Earnings

$49,063

Average Male

$16,643

Average Female

Hecla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hecla Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hecla Language

90.76% of Hecla residents speak only English, while 9.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 9.24% of the population.

Hecla Language

Hecla Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2285021.93%
showing: 1 rows

19.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.47%

Male Poverty Rate

20.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hecla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hecla is White, with 21.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hecla is White, with 21.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20%.

Hecla Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College23.13%
High School4.35%
Less Than 9th Grade
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Hecla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed9.9%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Hecla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hecla Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hecla Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

85.5%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Hecla Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hecla Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Hecla Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hecla Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

18

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Hecla Veterans by War

count

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Hecla Veterans by Age

count

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Hecla Veterans by Race

Hecla Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hecla Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Hecla Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hecla Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hecla Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.93%

Born in Hecla

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Hecla residents were born in the United States, with 73.93% having been born in South Dakota. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Hecla Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029186-1-0.53%
2028187-1-0.53%
2027188-1-0.53%
2026189-1-0.53%
2025190-1-0.52%
2024191-1-0.52%
2023192-1-0.52%
2022193-1-0.52%
2021194-1-0.51%
2020195-23-10.55%
2019218-2-0.91%
2018220-3-1.35%
201722320.9%
2016221-1-0.45%
2015222
2014222-3-1.33%
2013225
201222510.45%
2011224
2010224
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Hecla Population by Year