The City of Hecla had a population of 225 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Hecla is located at latitude 45.8821 and longitude -98.1519 in Brown County. The formal boundaries for the City of Hecla (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Brown County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,302 feet.
The City of Hecla (GNIS ID: 1267416) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hecla population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||225|
|Population in Familes||174|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||1.76|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||157 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||96 (61.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||32 (20.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||29 (18.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$59,167|
|Average Home Value||$93,684|
|Median Household Income||$36,635|
|Average Household Income||$41,946|
|Per Capita Income||$21,535|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.17%|
The table below compares Hecla to the other 391 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 213||46th|
|Population Density1||# 160||59th|
|Diversity Index2||# 271||31st|
|Median Household Income||# 330||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 320||18th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.