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.
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.
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.