Wessington is located close to the center of South Dakota. Wessington is between the Beadle, Hand county. Wessington has 0.38 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Wessington population is 231, which has shrunk 6.85% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 10.58% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Wessington median household income is $27,411 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.99% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 42.67% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Wessington median house value is $45,000 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 115.31% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 70.48% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Wessington is much better than the state average in quality. The Wessington area code is 605.