Faith is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 418 people and just one neighborhood, Faith is the 109th largest community in South Dakota.
Real Estate Prices
Faith real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Faith house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Faith is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.79% of the Faith workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Faith is a city of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Faith who work in farm management occupations (21.66%), management occupations (14.75%) and maintenance occupations (13.36%).
In addition, many people in Faith 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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.75% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Faith’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
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!) Faith 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. Faith has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Faith than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Faith may be for you.
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 13.99 minutes getting to work every day.
Faith 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.