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Deadwood, SD

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Overview


Deadwood is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,245 people and just one neighborhood, Deadwood is the 90th largest community in South Dakota. Deadwood has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.

Deadwood real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Deadwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Occupations and Workforce

Deadwood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Deadwood is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Deadwood who work in office and administrative support (11.99%), management occupations (9.67%), and sales jobs (8.45%).

Setting & Lifestyle

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Deadwood has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Deadwood a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Deadwood spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.24 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

Deadwood is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Demographics

The overall education level of Deadwood is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.21% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Deadwood in 2018 was $33,089, which is middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,356 for a family of four. However, Deadwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Deadwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Thai.

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 Deadwood, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Occupations

Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 97.3% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.

People

There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.1%) living in the neighborhood.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Norwegian and Russian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 8.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Norwegian ancestry and 4.0% have Russian ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Deadwood are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 43.8% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.7% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 59.3% of America'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, 32.2% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 27.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (20.1%), and 14.7% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.6% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.0%).

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 Deadwood, SD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (35.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.6%), and residents who report Norwegian roots (8.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.1%), along with some Mexican ancestry residents (6.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (45.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (71.4%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (16.3%) . 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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