Ipswich is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 950 people and just one neighborhood, Ipswich is the 67th largest community in South Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Ipswich was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Ipswich real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Ipswich 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, Ipswich is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 37.27% of the Ipswich workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Ipswich is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ipswich who work in office and administrative support (19.70%), management occupations (7.88%) and healthcare (5.76%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Ipswich is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Ipswich a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Ipswich has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Ipswich’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Ipswich 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.