Huron is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 13,696 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Huron is the ninth largest community in South Dakota.
Huron is a blue-collar town, with 40.50% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Huron is a city of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huron who work in office and administrative support (14.35%), sales jobs (8.50%), and management occupations (6.63%).
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 14.61 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Huron is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.23% of adults 25 and older in Huron have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Huron in 2010 was $24,431, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,724 for a family of four. However, Huron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Huron is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Huron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huron residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Huron also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.89% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huron include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Dutch.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Huron's cultural character, accounting for 17.42% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Huron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.