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. Much of the housing stock in Wessington Springs was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Wessington Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wessington Springs are a mix 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.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Wessington Springs has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wessington Springs a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
Wessington Springs is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.