Edgemont is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 742 people and just one neighborhood, Edgemont is the 77th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Edgemont is a blue-collar town, with 43.37% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Edgemont is a city of transportation and shipping workers, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgemont who work in office and administrative support (8.09%), maintenance occupations (7.77%) and food service (6.80%).
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.
One of the benefits of Edgemont is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.43 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Edgemont doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.