Wessington demographics profile

StatisticWessingtonSouth DakotaNational
Population328851,058318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)8681191
Median age26.336.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)69%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1861%44%43%
Speak English95%94%79%
Speak Spanish5%2%13%
Wessington, SD has a population of 328 and is the 21,991st largest city in the United States. The population density is 868 per sq mi which is 7932% higher than the South Dakota average and 858% higher than the national average. The median age in Wessington is 26 which is approximately 29% lower than the South Dakota average of 37. In Wessington, 69% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 71% of Wessington residents were born in South Dakota, 25% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Wessington is 7932% higher than South Dakota.
  • The median age in Wessington is 29% lower than South Dakota.
  • In Wessington 100.00% of the population is White.
  • In Wessington 0.00% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Wessington 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Wessington population breakdown by race

RaceWessingtonSouth DakotaNational
White100.00%84.77%73.35%
Black or African American0.00%1.65%12.63%
Asian0.00%1.33%5.22%
American Indian0.00%8.72%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%2.61%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.88%4.75%
In Wessington, 10.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Wessington, SD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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