Tripp is a tiny city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 627 people and just one neighborhood, Tripp is the 92nd largest community in South Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Tripp was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Tripp isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tripp are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tripp is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Tripp who work in farm management occupations (10.91%), personal care services (10.45%) and healthcare (9.09%).
In addition, many people in Tripp have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Tripp’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Tripp has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Tripp a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Tripp doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.