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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Garretson is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Garretson really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Garretson perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
As is often the case in a small city, Garretson doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.