Wessington Springs, SD

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Wessington Springs Profile


Overview

Wessington Springs is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 919 people and just one neighborhood, Wessington Springs is the 66th largest community in South Dakota. Wessington Springs has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wessington Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wessington Springs is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wessington Springs who work in management occupations (11.53%), office and administrative support (8.02%), and healthcare (7.77%).


Setting & Lifestyle

The overall crime rate in Wessington Springs is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wessington Springs has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wessington Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wessington Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wessington Springs may be for you.

One of the benefits of Wessington Springs is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.57 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

Being a small city, Wessington Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Wessington Springs Demographics

In terms of college education, Wessington Springs is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.08% of adults 25 and older in Wessington Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wessington Springs in 2010 was $25,526, which is upper middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,104 for a family of four. However, Wessington Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Wessington Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wessington Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Wessington Springs include Norwegian, Irish, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Wessington Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include African languages and Hebrew.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Wessington Springs 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 3.83

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Wessington Springs 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 19.43

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Wessington Springs 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 19 Condition Alerts found.

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School Quality

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 3 districts:

HURON SCHOOL DISTRICT 02-2


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

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Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Huron Elem 09 School
150 5th Street Sw
Huron, SD, 57350
KG-05
Our Home Rediscovery 77 School
40354 210th St
Huron, SD, 57350
05-12
Our Home Asap 12 School
40354 210th St
Huron, SD, 57350
05-12
Riverside Colony Elementary 15 School
40361 200th St
Huron, SD, 57350
KG-08
Huron Middle School 02
1045 18th Sw
Huron, SD, 57350
06-08
Huron High School 01
18th & Nevada Sw
Huron, SD, 57350
09-12
Huron Colony Elementary 13 School
40068 Huron Colony Ln
Huron, SD, 57350
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 56.8% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 48.1% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 7.0%

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WESSINGTON SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT 36-2


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

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Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Wessington Springs High School 01
302 Dakota Ave N
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
09-12
Wessington Springs Elementary 02 School
904 2nd St Ne
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
PK-06
Spring Valley Colony Elementary 05 School
23064 365th Ave
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
KG-08
Wessington Springs Junior High 04 School
302 Dakota Ave N
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
07-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.8% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.0% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.8% 7.0%

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WOONSOCKET SCHOOL DISTRICT 55-4


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Woonsocket High School 01
101 N 2nd Ave
Woonsocket, SD, 57385
09-12
Woonsocket Elementary 03 School
101 N 2nd Ave
Woonsocket, SD, 57385
PK-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.5% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 31.4% 31.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 7.0%

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