Tea is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 5,624 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tea is the 18th largest community in South Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Tea was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Tea economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Tea, where the median household income is $82,245.00.
Tea real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Tea house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Tea is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.75% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Tea is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tea who work in office and administrative support (14.43%), healthcare (13.12%), and sales jobs (12.01%).
Also of interest is that Tea has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Tea does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The citizens of Tea are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.21% of adults in Tea have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Tea in 2010 was $32,382, which is wealthy relative to South Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $129,528 for a family of four.
The people who call Tea home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tea residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Tea include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Tea is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Spanish.