Kimball is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 697 people and just one neighborhood, Kimball is the 85th largest community in South Dakota. Kimball has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kimball is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kimball is a city of sales and office workers, managers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Kimball who work in management occupations (17.72%), office and administrative support (13.78%) and farm management occupations (11.02%).
In addition, many people in Kimball 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Kimball’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
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!) Kimball 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. Kimball has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Kimball than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Kimball may be for you.