Wessington Springs is a city located in Jerauld County South Dakota. Wessington Springs has a 2020 population of 735. Wessington Springs is currently declining at a rate of -2.39% annually and its population has decreased by -4.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 771 in 2010.
The average household income in Wessington Springs is $50,968 with a poverty rate of 8.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $473 per month, and the median house value is $70,000. The median age in Wessington Springs is 58.5 years, 57.4 years for males, and 63.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wessington Springswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 84.62%.
100.00% of Wessington Springs 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.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Wessington Springs is White, with 9.16% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Wessington Springs is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.33%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Wessington Springs
99.75% of Wessington Springs residents were born in the United States, with 78.42% 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 Asia.