Hecla, South Dakota Population 2020

225

Hecla is a city located in South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 225, it is the 171st largest city in South Dakota and the 16310th largest city in the United States. Hecla is currently growing at a rate of 0.45% annually but its population has decreased by -0.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 227 in 2010. Hecla reached it's highest population of 227 in 2010. Spanning over 0 miles, Hecla has a population density of 653 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hecla is $67,620 with a poverty rate of 17.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $392 per month, and the median house value is $40,000. The median age in Hecla is 60.4 years, 59.3 years for males, and 62.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 110.5 males.

Hecla Demographics

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

  • 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 225, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 223.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 227.

Hecla, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Hecla Population Pyramid 2020

Hecla Median Age

60.4


Total

59.3


Male

62.1


Female

Hecla Adults

There are 175 adults, (83 of whom are seniors) in Hecla.

Hecla Age Dependency

140.2

Age Dependency Ratio

90.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50

Child Dependency Ratio

Hecla Sex Ratio

Female

105

47.51%

Male

116

52.49%

Hecla Households and Families

Hecla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hecla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.3%4.7%
All91.3%8.7%
Non Family83.8%16.2%
Female0%0%

91.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1032.1591.3
Married642.8195.3
Non Family37083.8
Male22100
Female00

2.79

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hecla Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.58%
9th to 12th Grade52.91%
High School Graduate8147.09%
Some College4123.84%
Associates Degree2413.95%
Bachelors Degree126.98%
Graduate Degree84.65%

Hecla Educational Attainment by Race

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 11.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,143$47,500$
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$42,917$50,781$9,167
Some College$26,250$44,375$
Bachelors Degree$10,625$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,143

Average Earnings

$47,500

Average Male

$

Average Female

Hecla Language

Hecla Language by Age

Hecla Language

99.52% of Hecla residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Hecla Poverty

Hecla Poverty by Race

17.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.07%

Male Poverty Rate

23.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hecla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hecla is White, with 19.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hecla is White, with 19.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.00%.

Name Poverty
High School18.52%
Some College18.46%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed17.14%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed6.90%

Hecla Income

Hecla Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$51,094$67,620
Families$59,000$86,762
Married Families$58,500-
Non Families$31,250$33,476

Hecla Marital Status

Hecla Marital Status

Marriage Rates

74.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.3%

Male Marriage Rate

75.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Hecla Married by Age and Sex

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

Hecla Veterans

36

Number of Veterans

32

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
First Gulf War9
Second Gulf War9
Korea2
World War II

$Hecla Veterans by Education

11.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hecla Employment Status

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Hecla Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.16%

Born in South Dakota

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Hecla residents were born in the United States, with 65.16% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202022510.45%
201922410.45%
2018223-1-0.45%
201722410.45%
20162230.00%
2015223-1-0.45%
2014224-2-0.88%
2013226-1-0.44%
201222710.44%
2011226-1-0.44%
20102270.00%