Summerset is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 2,118 people and just one neighborhood, Summerset is the 41st largest community in South Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Summerset was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Summerset economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Summerset, where the median household income is $72,566.
Real Estate Prices
Summerset real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Summerset house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Summerset is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Summerset is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerset who work in sales jobs (15.80%), office and administrative support (9.75%) and management occupations (8.96%).
Summerset is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Summerset, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Summerset is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Summerset really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Summerset perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.