Wentworth is a tiny village located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 189 people and just one neighborhood, Wentworth is the 122nd largest community in South Dakota. Wentworth has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Real Estate Prices
Wentworth real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Wentworth house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Wentworth is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 42.47% of the Wentworth workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Wentworth is a village of service providers, production and manufacturing workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Wentworth who work in food service (10.96%), management occupations (6.85%) and maintenance occupations (5.48%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet village 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!) Wentworth 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. Wentworth has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wentworth than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wentworth may be for you.
As is often the case in a small village, Wentworth doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.