Edgemont is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 742 people and just one neighborhood, Edgemont is the 77th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Edgemont, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.37% of Edgemont’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Edgemont is a city of transportation and shipping workers, service providers and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Edgemont who work in office and administrative support (8.09%), maintenance occupations (7.77%) and food service (6.80%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Edgemont is worth considering.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Edgemont spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.43 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Edgemont doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.