Wakonda is a tiny town located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 313 people and just one neighborhood, Wakonda is the 119th largest community in South Dakota. Wakonda has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Wakonda isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Wakonda are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wakonda is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wakonda who work in office and administrative support (25.48%), sales jobs (8.92%) and management occupations (6.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wakonda has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wakonda has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wakonda than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wakonda may be for you.
Being a small town, Wakonda does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.