Philip is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 745 people and just one neighborhood, Philip is the 76th largest community in South Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Philip is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Philip is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Philip who work in sales jobs (18.65%), office and administrative support (14.86%) and healthcare (8.65%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Philip’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
One of the benefits of Philip is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 12.01 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, Philip does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.