Blackhawk is a very small town located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 2,927 people and just one neighborhood, Blackhawk is the 27th largest community in South Dakota.
Real Estate Prices
Blackhawk real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Blackhawk house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Blackhawk is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Blackhawk is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Blackhawk who work in office and administrative support (14.66%), sales jobs (11.65%) and food service (8.32%).
There are many members of the armed forces living in Blackhawk. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.
Also of interest is that Blackhawk has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Blackhawk’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
As is often the case in a small town, Blackhawk doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.