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 service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wessington Springs who work in management occupations (11.52%), office and administrative support (9.91%), and healthcare suport services (8.99%).


Setting & Lifestyle

Wessington Springs’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

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.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.02 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small city, Wessington Springs doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Wessington Springs Demographics

The education level of Wessington Springs citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.79% of adults 25 and older in Wessington Springs have a college degree.

The per capita income in Wessington Springs in 2010 was $26,895, which is wealthy relative to South Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,580 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, English, Irish, and French .

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

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Wessington Springs 0.101011101001110
South Dakota 3.83
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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

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HURON SCHOOL DISTRICT 02-2


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District Quality Compared to South Dakota

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

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 58.1% 39.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 51.0% 32.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.1% 7.4%

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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.

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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 Junior High 04
904 2 Nd St Ne
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
07-08
Wessington Springs Elementary 02
904 2 Nd St Ne
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
PK-06
Wessington Springs High School 01
302 Dakota Ave N
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
09-12
Spring Valley Colony Elementary 05
23064 365 Th Ave
Wessington Springs, SD, 57382
KG-08

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.2% 39.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.1% 32.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 7.4%

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WOONSOCKET SCHOOL DISTRICT 55-4


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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
Woonsocket Elementary 03
101 N 2 Nd Ave
Woonsocket, SD, 57385
PK-08
Woonsocket High School 01
101 N 2 Nd Ave
Woonsocket, SD, 57385
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.6% 39.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 29.4% 32.1%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.2% 7.4%

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