Huron is a somewhat small city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 14,231 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Huron is the eighth largest community in South Dakota.
When you are in Huron, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.16% of Huron’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Huron is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Huron who work in office and administrative support (14.01%), sales jobs (8.24%), and management occupations (7.33%).
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 13.75 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Huron does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Huron citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.68% of adults in Huron have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Huron in 2018 was $25,143, which is lower middle income relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,572 for a family of four. However, Huron contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Huron is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Huron home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Huron residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Huron also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Huron include German, Irish, Norwegian, English, and Swedish.
In addition, Huron has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.87%).
The most common language spoken in Huron is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.