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.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Milbank is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.14% of the Milbank workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 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 (20.49%), farm management occupations (13.86%), and management occupations (9.86%).
In addition, many people in Milbank 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.
Overall, Milbank’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Milbank is worth considering.
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 12.74 minutes getting to work every day.
Milbank 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.
The percentage of adults in Milbank who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.68% of the adults in Milbank have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Milbank in 2010 was $24,943, which is upper middle income relative to South Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,772 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, Irish, Swedish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Milbank is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.