Edgemont is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 740 people and just one neighborhood, Edgemont is the 77th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Edgemont is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.14% of the Edgemont workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Edgemont is a city of service providers, transportation and shipping workers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgemont who work in office and administrative support (13.51%), law enforcement and fire fighting (9.31%) and management occupations (7.51%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Edgemont has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Edgemont a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Edgemont spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.85 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Edgemont does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.