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Hecla is a city in Brown County, in the Aberdeen metro area.

The community was named for a volcano in Iceland
[NOTE: This is not the only community in South Dakota named Hecla. For links to other places called Hecla, SD, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Hecla is 45.883N. The longitude is -98.151W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,302 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 299.


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$25,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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48% of Hecla residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hecla ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hecla was $14,775, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Hecla residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hecla, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $143.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $419.


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Libraries in Hecla include Hecla Public Library ... View libraries

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Brown County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hecla political report.

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The average commute time for Hecla workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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