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, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sisseton who work in management occupations (13.75%), office and administrative support (12.37%), and teaching (9.44%).
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 14.43 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Sisseton is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.32% of adults 25 and older in Sisseton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Sisseton in 2010 was $19,393, which is low income relative to South Dakota, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,572 for a family of four. Sisseton also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.64% of its population below the federal poverty line.
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 German, Irish, Scandinavian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Sisseton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and German.