De Smet, SD

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De Smet Profile


Overview

De Smet is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,052 people and just one neighborhood, De Smet is the 62nd largest community in South Dakota.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, De Smet isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in De Smet are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, De Smet is a city of managers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in De Smet who work in management occupations (17.35%), office and administrative support (9.36%), and sales jobs (7.02%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Overall, De Smet’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 14.08 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, De Smet does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

De Smet Demographics

The percentage of adults in De Smet who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.73% of the adults in De Smet have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in De Smet in 2018 was $32,049, which is wealthy relative to South Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $128,196 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in De Smet is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF De Smet, SD HOMES

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Migration & Mobility

 

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    De Smet
    South Dakota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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De Smet VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 21
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De Smet Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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    South Dakota

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to SD* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
De Smet High School 01
405 3rd St Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
09-12
De Smet Middle School 03
405 3rd St Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
06-08
Iroquois Elementary 04 School
111 E Washita St
Iroquois, SD 57353
PK-05
Iroquois High School 01
111 E Washita St
Iroquois, SD 57353
09-12
Iroquois Middle School 02
111 E Washita St
Iroquois, SD 57353
06-08
Laura Ingalls Wilder Elementary 02 School
407 Ingalls Ave Sw
De Smet, SD 57231
PK-05
Willow Lake Elementary 02 School
400 Garfield Ave
Willow Lake, SD 57278
PK-05
Willow Lake High School 01
400 Garfield Ave
Willow Lake, SD 57278
09-12
Willow Lake Middle School 03
400 Garfield Ave
Willow Lake, SD 57278
06-08
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

DE SMET SCHOOL DISTRICT 38-2


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 21.5% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 12.8% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.7% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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IROQUOIS SCHOOL DISTRICT 02-3


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to South Dakota

(10 is best)

Better than of SD school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.2% 38.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 36.1% 32.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.0% 6.4%

Educational Expenditures

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