Garretson is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,216 people and just one neighborhood, Garretson is the 59th largest community in South Dakota.
Real Estate Prices
Garretson real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Garretson house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Garretson isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Garretson are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Garretson is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Garretson who work in office and administrative support (18.29%), teaching (10.15%) and management occupations (7.08%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Garretson is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Garretson a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Garretson has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Garretson’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, Garretson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.