Fort Pierre is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 2,135 people and just one neighborhood, Fort Pierre is the 35th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Fort Pierre is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Pierre is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Pierre who work in sales jobs (11.17%), management occupations (10.54%) and office and administrative support (10.14%).
Also of interest is that Fort Pierre has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Fort Pierre is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
One of the benefits of Fort Pierre is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.50 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Being a small city, Fort Pierre does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.