Colome is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 288 people and just one neighborhood, Colome is the 120th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Colome isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Colome are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Colome is a city of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Colome who work in farm management occupations (18.05%), management occupations (9.77%) and teaching (9.77%).
In addition, many people in Colome have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Colome’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the benefits of Colome is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 15.47 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Colome does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.