Lead is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 3,030 people and just one neighborhood, Lead is the 24th largest community in South Dakota. Lead has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lead is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lead is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lead who work in sales jobs (16.54%), personal care services (10.57%) and maintenance occupations (8.52%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Lead spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.66 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Lead does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.