Beresford is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,976 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Beresford is the 37th largest community in South Dakota.
Unlike some cities, Beresford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Beresford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Beresford is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Beresford who work in healthcare (11.89%), sales jobs (11.81%), and personal care services (7.90%).
Because of many things, Beresford 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, Beresford really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Beresford 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, Beresford doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Beresford is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.04% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Beresford in 2010 was $26,372, which is upper middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,488 for a family of four. However, Beresford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Beresford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Beresford residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Beresford include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Beresford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.