Milbank is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 3,192 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Milbank is the 22nd largest community in South Dakota.
Milbank is a blue-collar town, with 36.88% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Milbank is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Milbank who work in office and administrative support (23.21%), farm management occupations (14.01%), and management occupations (10.12%).
Another important characteristic of Milbank is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Milbank’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
One of the benefits of Milbank is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.06 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.
Being a small city, Milbank does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Milbank citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.25% of adults 25 and older in Milbank have a college degree.
The per capita income in Milbank in 2010 was $24,347, which is middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,388 for a family of four. However, Milbank contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Milbank home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Milbank residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Milbank include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Milbank is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.