Wessington Springs, South Dakota

Population 1,051

Wessington Springs is located in Jerauld County, SD. The population is 1,051, making Wessington Springs the largest city in Jerauld County.

There are 7 public schools in Wessington Springs with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Wessington Springs is moderate , and there are 0 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Wessington Springs is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Wessington Springs property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Wessington Springs include Media, Wessington Springs Township and Chery Township.

Wessington Springs Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 15.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.2%

Crime Rate

15% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 65
  • Violent Crimes: 419
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 210
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

100.00% Lower than national avg.
  • 0 offenders in Wessington Springs
  • 0.00 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

58 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 1
  • Tanks & Spills: 57


Low 1.6%
  • South Dakota unemployment average: 2.4%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in Wessington Springs, SD and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Wessington Springs's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

0 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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  • Good news! No offenders found in Wessington Springs, SD.

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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Wessington Springs, SD

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4 Building Permits View All

  • In 2010, the city of Wessington Springs, SD issued 4 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 4 permits, 2 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2009, the city of Wessington Springs, SD issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $541
  • 1 Bedroom: $664
  • 2 Bedrooms: $757
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,075
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,219

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Environmental Hazards

58 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/214)
    Wessington Springs, SD has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Wessington Springs, SD is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.22 Average
    Wessington Springs, SD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 14.52°
  • February 18.65°
  • March 33.07°
  • April 45.92°
  • May 58.69°
  • June 67.86°
  • July 74.65°
  • August 71.48°
  • September 61.9°
  • October 48.35°
  • November 34.97°
  • December 20.22°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Wessington Springs, SD

Wessington Springs, SD has a low risk of earthquakes.
Wessington Springs, SD has no risk of hurricanes.
Wessington Springs, SD has a high risk of hail storms.
Wessington Springs, SD has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Wessington Springs, SD: $41,926


Unemployment in Wessington Springs is 1.6%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.4% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 57.10%
White Collar - 42.90%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Dennis Daugaard
  • Sen. Mike Rounds
  • Sen. John Thune

City Representatives

  • Kristi Noem

Neighborhood Info

1 Airport view all

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6 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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