Hecla, South Dakota Population 2022

204
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Hecla is a city located in Brown County South Dakota. Hecla has a 2020 population of 204. Hecla is currently declining at a rate of -1.92% annually and its population has decreased by -8.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 224 in 2010.

The average household income in Hecla is $62,901 with a poverty rate of 20.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $375 per month, and the median house value is $48,800. The median age in Hecla is 61.8 years, 61.8 years for males, and 61.9 years for females.

Hecla Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Heclawas:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Hecla, South Dakota is 204 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 204.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 224.

Hecla, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

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Hecla Population by Race

Hecla Population Pyramid $2022

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Hecla Median Age

61.8


Total

61.8


Male

61.9


Female

Hecla Adults

There are 200 adults, (95 of whom are seniors) in Hecla.

Hecla Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

90.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Hecla Sex Ratio

Female

123

49.40%

Male

126

50.60%

Hecla Population by Age

Hecla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hecla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female0%0%
Non Family83.3%16.7%
All89.3%10.7%
Married94.1%5.9%

89.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hecla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1222.0489.3
Married682.8494.1
Non Family541.0483.3
Female00
Male00

2.84

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

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Hecla Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade31.52%
9th to 12th Grade21.01%
High School Graduate9045.45%
Some College5427.27%
Associates Degree2311.62%
Bachelors Degree178.59%
Graduate Degree94.55%
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Hecla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hecla Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.40%.

Hecla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,429$44,375$13,125
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$52,500$11,563
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$7,083$10,625$
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,429

Average Earnings

$44,375

Average Male

$13,125

Average Female

Hecla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hecla Language by Age

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Hecla Language

100.00% of Hecla residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Hecla Language

Hecla Poverty by Race

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20.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.70%

Male Poverty Rate

28.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hecla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hecla is White, with 23.08% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.59%.

Hecla Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College28.57%
High School16.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Hecla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed18.60%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed10.34%

Hecla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hecla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,750$62,901
Families$57,500$87,969
Married Families$57,500-
Non Families$31,667$31,333
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Income by Household Type

Hecla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

70.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

69.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Hecla Married by Age and Sex

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Hecla Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hecla Marital Status by Race

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Hecla Marital Status

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36

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam18
First Gulf War10
Second Gulf War9
Korea4
World War II

Hecla Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7417
35 to 549
75+5
55 to 643
18 to 342

Hecla Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3618.00%
Hispanic4100.00%

Hecla Veterans by Race

Hecla Veterans by Education

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8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hecla Veterans by Education

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50.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.5%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Hecla Employment by Age

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Hecla Employment by Race

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Hecla Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.66%

Born in Hecla

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Hecla residents were born in the United States, with 64.66% having been born in South Dakota. 0.00% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2022204-4-1.92%
2021208-4-1.89%
2020212-4-1.85%
2019216-4-1.82%
2018220-3-1.35%
201722320.90%
201622110.45%
2015220-1-0.45%
2014221-4-1.78%
20132250.00%
201222520.90%
2011223-1-0.45%
20102240.00%

Hecla Population by Year