Hecla, South Dakota

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Population in 2017: 223 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -29.0%
Males: 117  (52.8%)
Females: 106  (47.2%)
Median resident age:

64.1 years
South Dakota median age:

36.9 years

Zip codes: 57446.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,650 (it was $25,375 in 2000)
Hecla:

$40,650
SD:

$56,521

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,912 (it was $14,775 in 2000)

Hecla city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $33,159 (it was $14,700 in 2000)
Hecla:

$33,159
SD:

$167,600

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $50,196; detached houses: $49,791; mobile homes: $54,237

Median gross rent in 2017: $381.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hecla: 74.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.9%
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  • Races in Hecla, SD (2010)
    • 22197.4%White alone
    • 31.3%Hispanic
    • 20.9%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Asian alone

Races in Hecla detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (67.2%), Norwegian (9.4%), Irish (7.8%), Finnish (6.2%), Dutch (3.1%), Polish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 6/24/1890

Elevation: 1299 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 656 people per square mile   (low).

Hecla, South Dakota map

2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
South Dakota:

1.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,185 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $733 (2.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (93.8 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (245.4 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (591.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ludden, ND (3.0 miles),
Claremont, SD (4.0 miles),
Frederick, SD (4.2 miles ),
Oakes, ND (4.2 miles ),
Ellendale, ND (4.4 miles ),
Britton, SD (4.5 miles ),
Columbia, SD (4.5 miles),
Kidder, SD (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 45.88 N, Longitude: 98.15 W

Area code: 605

Distribution of median household income in Hecla, SD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hecla, SD in 2017

Hecla satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $40,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hecla, SD residents
Average permit cost in Hecla, SD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.9%
South Dakota:

3.1%
Most common industries in Hecla, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Machinery (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (5.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.4%)
  • Machinery (15.4%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (9.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.4%)
  • Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.0%)
  • Health care (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Private households (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (6.0%)
Most common occupations in Hecla, SD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Religious workers (5.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.5%)
  • Religious workers (6.4%)
  • Construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.4%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (8.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.0%)
  • Religious workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Hecla, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hecla-area historical tornado activity is slightly below South Dakota state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Hecla city center .

On 5/20/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hecla-area historical earthquake activity is below South Dakota state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 615.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.9 miles away from Hecla center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 130.7 miles away from Hecla center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Hecla center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from Hecla center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.5 miles away from Hecla center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brown County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hecla topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hecla:

  • Northern State University (about 34 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 79 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 95 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 96 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 96 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 103 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • South Dakota State University (about 128 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Library in Hecla:

  • HECLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Location: 206 MAIN STREET)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • All schools have closed in Hecla

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hecla: Hecla Fire Department (A), Hecla Public Library (B), Hecla Community Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dakota Hunting Farms (Tours & Charters; 411 Walnut Street).

Hotel: Sand Lake Hotel (410 3rd Street).

Birthplace of: Clarence Schutte - Football player and coach.

Brown County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hecla and their reported violations in the past:

HECLA (Population served: 227, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-21-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-05-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-27-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (MAY-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-17-2009)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

1.8 people
South Dakota:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

54.3%
Whole state:

64.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.5%
Whole state:

6.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Banks with branches in Hecla (2011 data):

  • First Savings Bank: Hecla Branch at 211 Main Street, branch established on 1989/08/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $436.6 mil, Deposits: $352.8 mil, headquarters in Beresford, SD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Hecla:

Marital status in Hecla, SD
  • Never married: 13.8%
  • Now married: 67.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

For population 25 years and over in Hecla:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
South Dakota average:

10.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hecla, SD (based on Brown County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant11,78224
Catholic8,5436
Evangelical Protestant7,40041
Other4263
None8,380-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Brown County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

4.55 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.83 / 10,000 pop.
South Dakota:

9.21 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
South Dakota:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Brown County:

27.6%
South Dakota:

27.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brown County:

16.7%
South Dakota:

14.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hecla:

50.0%
South Dakota:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

62.5%
South Dakota:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Here:

35.5
South Dakota:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hecla:

8.0
South Dakota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

50.0%
State:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

50.0%
South Dakota:

56.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Hecla:

70.0%
South Dakota:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hecla, SD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Electric Power 1$4,041$48,4920$0
Water Supply 1$3,133$37,5960$0
Financial Administration 1$1,995$23,9401$1,313
Streets and Highways 1$2,482$29,7840$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$412
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$700
Health 0$0 6$459
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$11,651$34,95316$2,884

Hecla government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $17,000 ($76.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $340,000 ($1524.66)
    General Public Buildings: $97,000 ($434.98)
    Sewerage: $69,000 ($309.42)
    Financial Administration: $63,000 ($282.51)
    Water Utilities: $59,000 ($264.57)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($233.18)
    Health - Other: $48,000 ($215.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($125.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($80.72)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($58.30)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $7,000 ($31.39)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($26.91)
    Liquor Stores: $5,000 ($22.42)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($17.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $174,000 ($780.27)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($26.91)

Hecla government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $41,000 ($183.86)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($121.08)
    Other: $24,000 ($107.62)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($17.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($13.45)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $23,000 ($103.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $4,000 ($17.94)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($4.48)
    Highways: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $44,000 ($197.31)
    Rents: $15,000 ($67.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($44.84)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($17.94)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $359,000 ($1609.87)
    Water Utilities: $73,000 ($327.35)
    Liquor Stores: $22,000 ($98.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $24,000 ($107.62)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($4.48)
  • Tax - Property: $82,000 ($367.71)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $48,000 ($215.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($4.48)

Hecla government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($807.17)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000 ($757.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,000 ($49.33)

Hecla government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $444,000 ($1991.03)

6.01% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
South Dakota average:

7.74%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Edmunds County, SD  0.37% ($40,914 average AGI)
from Beadle County, SD  0.31% ($28,816)
from Minnehaha County, SD  0.30% ($30,125)


6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
South Dakota average:

7.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.38% ($47,683 average AGI)
to Edmunds County, SD  0.23% ($55,750)
to Spink County, SD  0.21% ($38,242)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hecla:

  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KDDR (1220 AM; 1 kW; OAKES, ND)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hecla:

  • KDSD-FM (90.9 FM; PIERPONT, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)

TV broadcast stations around Hecla:

  • KDSD-TV (Channel 16; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.0mTotal length
  • $936,000Total costs
  • 654Total average daily traffic
  • 22Total average daily truck traffic
  • 799Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • School Building Main St (Lat: 45.881639 Lon: -98.136778), Call Sign: KLK581, Licensee ID: L00080564,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.815 MHz, Grant Date: 01/11/2005, Expiration Date: 01/29/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2012, Registrant: County Of Brown, 25 Market Street, Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 626-4000, Email:
  • 8 Mi W Of Hecla On Brown Ct 5 (Lat: 45.879417 Lon: -98.308167), Call Sign: WZL814, Licensee ID: L00087944,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.975 MHz, Grant Date: 07/08/2004, Expiration Date: 07/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/20/2014, Registrant: Stanley Stearns, 39602 104th St, Hecla, SD 57446, Phone: (605) 994-2106
  • Section 27-128-61 (Lat: 45.871083 Lon: -98.162611), Call Sign: KGD471, Licensee ID: L00081635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/14/1996, Expiration Date: 01/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Clifford Schroeder, Hecla, SD 57446, Phone: (605) 994-2258
  • 8 Mi W 1 Mi N 1/2 Mi W (Lat: 45.894139 Lon: -98.315667), Call Sign: KVM706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.580 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2013, Expiration Date: 06/01/2023, Registrant: Dakota Electronics, 423 Brown County 19 So., Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:
  • HECLA AREA, Lat: 45.799083 Lon: -97.998528, Call Sign: WQXL526,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.750 MHz, Grant Date: 04/07/2016, Expiration Date: 04/07/2026, Certifier: Randy Beck, Registrant: Dakota Electronics, 423 Brown County 19 S, Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:
  • 10949 408th Ave. (Lat: 45.799694 Lon: -98.062250), Call Sign: WQYM217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.780 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/2016, Expiration Date: 11/03/2026, Certifier: Matt Beck, Registrant: Dakota Electronics, 423 Brown County 19 S., Aberdeen, SD 57401, Phone: (605) 225-1672, Fax: (605) 225-1673, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • 402 Main St (Lat: 45.883000 Lon: -98.150083), Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WNTW526,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/1999, Expiration Date: 11/02/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/02/2010, Phone: (202) 857-3500

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD0JZF, Licensee ID: L01543569, Grant Date: 01/26/2010, Expiration Date: 01/26/2020, Certifier: Scott N Stearns, Registrant: Scott N Stearns, 10143 397th Ave, Hecla, SD 57446

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 4193X , Serial Number: 1957R, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Country Air Services Inc, 10607 397th Ave, Hecla, SD 57446
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4488D , Serial Number: D-4607, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Country Air Service Inc, 10607 397th Ave, Hecla, SD 57446
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4994R , Serial Number: 18802481T, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/02/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Country Air Service Inc, 10607 397th Ave, Hecla, SD 57446
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6483B , Serial Number: 29683, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 08/31/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Gerald W Seliski, 10507 398th Ave, Hecla, SD 57446
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7502H , Serial Number: 12-363, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2014
    Registrant (Corporation): Country Air Service Inc, 10607 397th Ave, Hecla, SD 57446

Most common first names in Hecla, SD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1180.2 years
William875.1 years
Mary785.1 years
Carl573.2 years
Robert575.0 years
Harley482.2 years
George470.5 years
Walter481.3 years
Frances376.6 years
Ben377.3 years
Most common last names in Hecla, SD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Elsen1155.9 years
Bruns980.1 years
Daniels880.8 years
Bonzer783.4 years
Donovan680.5 years
Meyer683.5 years
Dinger680.3 years
Johnson579.2 years
Pfutzenreute562.8 years
Mitchell476.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hecla, SD
  • 48.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 29.5%Electricity
  • 11.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.1%Utility gas
  • 2.6%Wood
  • 2.6%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hecla, SD
  • 93.3%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hecla compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 1 other airmen in this city.
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