Edgemont is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 739 people and just one neighborhood, Edgemont is the 77th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Edgemont is a blue-collar town, with 43.37% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. 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
Edgemont’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Edgemont has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Edgemont has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Edgemont than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Edgemont may be for you.
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.
Edgemont 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.