Wessington Springs is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 925 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
Wessington Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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
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.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Wessington Springs is worth considering.
One of the benefits of Wessington Springs is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.02 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.