Wessington Springs, SD Population

Population: 1,011. Estimated population in July 2020: 926 (-8.4% change)
Males: 456 (45.1%), Females: 555 (54.9%)

Jerauld County

Zip code: 57382

Median resident age: 55.4 years
Median household income: $31,736
Median house value: $43,800

Races in Wessington Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (47.3%), Norwegian (10.8%), Irish (10.7%), English (7.6%), Dutch (4.6%), Danish (3.0%).

Elevation: 1687 feet

Land area: 1.8 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wessington Springs

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wessington Springs city

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 16.2%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-6.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Wessington Springs:

  • AVERA WESKOTA MEMORIAL MED CTR – CAH (604 1ST ST NE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Wessington Springs:

  • HURON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 33 miles; HURON, SD)
  • HAND COUNTY MEM HOSPITAL (about 45 miles; MILLER, SD)
  • AVERA QUEEN OF PEACE (about 46 miles; MITCHELL, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wessington Springs:

  • HURON REGIONAL (about 33 miles; HURON, SD; Abbreviation: HON)
  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 94 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Abbreviation: ABR)
  • WATERTOWN MUNI (about 114 miles; WATERTOWN, SD; Abbreviation: ATY)
Other public-use airports nearest to Wessington Springs:

  • KIMBALL MUNI (about 36 miles; KIMBALL, SD; Abbreviation: 6A6)
  • MILLER MUNI (about 40 miles; MILLER, SD; Abbreviation: MKA)
  • MITCHELL MUNI (about 43 miles; MITCHELL, SD; Abbreviation: MHE)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wessington Springs:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 125 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; Full-time enrollment: 7,353)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH DAKOTA (about 143 miles; VERMILLION, SD; Full-time enrollment: 6,014)
  • NORTHEAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 164 miles; NORFOLK, NE; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • WAYNE STATE COLLEGE (about 167 miles; WAYNE, NE; Full-time enrollment: 3,026)
  • SOUTHWEST STATE UNIVERSITY (about 196 miles; MARSHALL, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,405)
  • WESTERN IOWA TECH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 196 miles; SIOUX CITY, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,639)

Schools

Public high school in Wessington Springs:

  • WESSINGTON SPRINGS HI SCH (Students: 123; Location: 301 DAKOTA AVE N; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Wessington Springs:

  • WESSINGTON SPRINGS ELEM (Students: 102; Location: 548 NE 2ND ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WESSINGTON SPRINGS MIDDLE (Students: 73; Location: 548 NE 2ND ST; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SPRING VALLEY COLONY (Students: 34; Location: 23064 365TH AVE; Grades: KG – 08)

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