Deadwood is a very small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 1,201 people and just one neighborhood, Deadwood is the 90th largest community in South Dakota. Deadwood has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Deadwood real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Deadwood house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Deadwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Deadwood is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Deadwood who work in office and administrative support (12.01%), food service (9.55%), and sales jobs (9.00%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Deadwood is worth considering.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.30 minutes getting to work every day.
As is often the case in a small city, Deadwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Deadwood citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.28% of adults in Deadwood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Deadwood in 2018 was $30,144, which is middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,576 for a family of four. However, Deadwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Deadwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Deadwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Deadwood include German, Irish, Norwegian, Russian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Deadwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.
Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Deadwood, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.
There is an especially high percentage of incarcerated people (1.1%) living in the neighborhood.
Each year, fewer and fewer Americans make their living as farmers, foresters, or fishers. But the neighborhood truly stands out among U.S. neighborhoods. According to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, this neighborhood has a greater proportion of farmers, foresters, or fishers than 95.2% of all American neighborhoods. This is truly a unique cultural characteristic of this neighborhood.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more Russian and Norwegian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 4.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Russian ancestry and 5.8% have Norwegian ancestry.
There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Deadwood are lower-middle income, making it a below average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research shows that this neighborhood has an income lower than 62.5% of U.S. neighborhoods. With 17.1% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 63.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.
What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.
In the neighborhood, 31.8% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 29.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (21.3%), and 14.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 98.1% of households. Some people also speak Polish (4.0%).
Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.
In the neighborhood in Deadwood, SD, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (33.5%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (14.2%), and residents who report Mexican roots (7.1%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (5.8%), along with some English ancestry residents (5.7%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (54.1% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.
Here most residents (70.3%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (14.1%) and 10.4% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.