Gettysburg is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,172 people and just one neighborhood, Gettysburg is the 60th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Gettysburg is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Gettysburg is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gettysburg who work in management occupations (14.09%), office and administrative support (10.68%) and sales jobs (9.75%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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!) Gettysburg 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. Gettysburg has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Gettysburg than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Gettysburg may be for you.
One of the benefits of Gettysburg is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 14.24 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Gettysburg doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.