Wessington, South Dakota Population 2022

203
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Wessington is a city located in Beadle County South Dakota. With a 2020 population of 203, it is the 212th largest city in South Dakota and the 23989th largest city in the United States. Wessington is currently growing at a rate of 1.50% annually but its population has decreased by -15.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 241 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Wessington has a population density of 537 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wessington is $56,320 with a poverty rate of 13.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wessington is 31.3 years, 32.1 years for males, and 30.5 years for females.

Wessington Demographics

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

  • White: 99.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wessington, South Dakota is 203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 241.

Wessington, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

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Wessington Population by Race

Wessington Population Pyramid 2022

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Wessington Median Age

33.6


Total

33


Male

34.4


Female

Wessington Adults

There are 170 adults, (55 of whom are seniors) in Wessington.

Wessington Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

47.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Wessington Sex Ratio

Female

121

50.21%

Male

120

49.79%

Wessington Population by Age

Wessington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wessington Household Types

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wessington Households and Families

2.85

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Wessington Households by Type

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Wessington Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wessington 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 11.92%.

Wessington Educational Attainment by Race

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$37,917

Average Earnings

$46,875

Average Male

$35,417

Average Female

Wessington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wessington Language by Age

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Wessington Language

98.66% of Wessington residents speak only English, while 1.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Wessington Language

Wessington Poverty by Race

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13.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.67%

Male Poverty Rate

9.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wessington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wessington is White, with 13.50% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.70%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.88%.

Wessington Poverty

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Wessington Poverty Rate by Education

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Wessington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wessington Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Wessington Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Wessington Married by Age and Sex

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Wessington Marriage

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

Wessington Marital Status by Race

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Wessington Marital Status

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11

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Wessington Veterans by War

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Wessington Veterans by Age

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Wessington Veterans by Race

Wessington Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

63.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wessington Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wessington Employment by Age

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Wessington Employment by Race

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Wessington 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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75.52%

Born in Wessington

97.93%

Native Born

2.07%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

2.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.93% of Wessington residents were born in the United States, with 75.52% 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 Latin America.

Wessington Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Wessington Population by Year