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Bristol - Roslyn, SD

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Overview


Bristol - Roslyn is a very small town located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,594 people and just one neighborhood, Bristol - Roslyn is the 77th largest community in South Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Bristol - Roslyn was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Bristol - Roslyn is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 35.66% of the Bristol - Roslyn workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Bristol - Roslyn is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bristol - Roslyn who work in management occupations (22.11%), office and administrative support (11.45%), and farm management occupations (7.76%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 16.33% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Bristol - Roslyn 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 town’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, Bristol - Roslyn’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Demographics

In terms of college education, Bristol - Roslyn is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.44% of adults 25 and older in Bristol - Roslyn have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bristol - Roslyn in 2022 was $38,559, which is upper middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,236 for a family of four. However, Bristol - Roslyn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Bristol - Roslyn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bristol - Roslyn residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Bristol - Roslyn include German, Norwegian, Polish, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Bristol - Roslyn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Bristol - Roslyn, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Real Estate

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 3 residents per square mile, is less crowded than 98.9% of all U.S. neighborhoods. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

Occupations

It used to be that most Americans lived on the farm, or otherwise made their living from the land, the forests, or the sea. With global trade and an economy increasingly based on providing services to one another, fewer people farm, fish or harvest timber now than at any time in American history. But according to NeighborhoodScout's leading analysis, the neighborhood stands apart from most American neighborhood due to the proportion of its residents still working in these fields. With 7.8% of the workforce so employed, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of such workers than 98.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.

People

If you're looking for a great spot to raise a family, then look no further than the neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's analysis found that the combination of good quality public schools, above-average safety from crime, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family homes, help make this neighborhood among the top 14.9% of family-friendly neighborhoods across the state of South Dakota. In addition, there are a high proportion of other families with school-aged children living here, making it easy for parents and their children to socialize and develop a sense of community support. In addition, families here highly value education, as is reflected by the strength of the local schools, in part due to the educational attainment of the parents here, who vote in support of the public schools.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Norwegian and German ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 31.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 48.9% have German ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Bristol - Roslyn are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 42.2% of the neighborhoods in America. With 17.7% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 65.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 38.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 27.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (13.7%), and 11.7% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.9% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Bristol - Roslyn, SD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (48.9%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (31.2%), and residents who report Polish roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (6.6%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (40.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (74.6%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also hop out the door and walk to work to get to work (5.7%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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