Tea is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 6,031 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Tea is the 18th largest community in South Dakota. Tea has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Tea doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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 2018 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.