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
When you are in Edgemont, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 38.14% of Edgemont’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Edgemont has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Edgemont has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Edgemont than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Edgemont may be for you.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.85 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Edgemont does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.