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
When you are in Edgemont, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.37% of Edgemont’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. 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
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.
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.
Edgemont is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.