Sisseton is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 2,450 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Sisseton is the 30th largest community in South Dakota.
Unlike some cities, Sisseton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sisseton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sisseton is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sisseton who work in management occupations (13.49%), office and administrative support (13.02%), and teaching (8.09%).
The overall crime rate in Sisseton is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
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 14.58 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Sisseton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.45% of adults 25 and older in Sisseton have a college degree.
The per capita income in Sisseton in 2010 was $19,912, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $79,648 for a family of four. However, Sisseton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Sisseton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sisseton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sisseton residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Sisseton include Norwegian, Irish, Scandinavian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Sisseton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and German.