Hecla, SD Population

Population: 314. Estimated population in July 2020: 299 (-4.8% change)
Males: 150 (47.8%), Females: 164 (52.2%)

Brown County

Zip code: 57446

Median resident age: 47.6 years
Median household income: $25,375
Median house value: $14,300

Races in Hecla:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (50.0%), English (10.8%), Norwegian (10.2%), Irish (8.3%), United States (6.7%), Polish (2.9%).

Elevation: 1299 feet

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Hecla

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hecla city

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 62.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -83 (-20.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Hecla:

  • OAKES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – CAH (about 15 miles; OAKES, ND)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER-CAH (about 29 miles; BRITTON, SD)
  • AVERA ST LUKES (about 38 miles; ABERDEEN, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hecla:

  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 36 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL (about 80 miles; JAMESTOWN, ND; Abbreviation: JMS)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 97 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; Abbreviation: ATY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hecla:

  • OAKES MUNI (about 21 miles; OAKES, ND; Abbreviation: 2D5)
  • GROTON MUNI (about 25 miles; GROTON, SD; Abbreviation: 2E6)
  • ELLENDALE MUNI (about 26 miles; ELLENDALE, ND; Abbreviation: 4E7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hecla:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 110 miles; FARGO, ND; Full-time enrollment: 8,836)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 111 miles; WAHPETON, ND; Full-time enrollment: 2,176)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 134 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 134 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,771)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 141 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 159 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; Full-time enrollment: 9,935)

Libraries

Library in Hecla:

  • HECLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,100; Location: 206 MAIN STREET; 2,352 books; 22 audio materials; 6 serial subscriptions)

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