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
Garretson is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the 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.