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Apartments for rent in Lead, SD

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Who Lives Here

Lead Demographics

Education

High School

45%

Associate's

31%

Bachelor's

21%

Master's

3%

Doctorate

0%

Family Size

2 people

50%

3 people

22%

4 people

14%

5 people

14%

6+ people

0%

Household Income

0-50k

50%

50-100k

38%

100-150k

10%

150-200k

1%

200k+

1%

Age

0-10

9%

10-20

14%

20-45

24%

45-65

31%

65+

22%

Getting Around Lead

Lead Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

64%

15-30 Mins

25%

30-40 Mins

7%

40-60 Mins

2%

60+ Mins

2%

Lead Education

Schools

Top Schools in Lead

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Living in Lead, SD

Lead is a small town in South Dakota with just under 3,000 residents. Middle-aged professionals will fit right in, as they make up an above-average percentage of the population, while young adults figure less prominently in the demographics. Overall, the town's residents, with an average age of just over 44, are older than most cities in South Dakota. Most Lead residents own their homes, and 38% of residents rent. Relatively high rent costs may be playing a role, as the average rent of $859 a month is substantially higher than the state average of $752.

There are two primary industries in Lead: entertainment and agriculture. Combined, these industries make up 22% of the town's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 8% of the town's population works in sales, which ranks as the top profession in the town. Lead workers bring in an average annual income of around $56,000, less than those elsewhere in the state. Lead's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average, Lead has a high percentage of residents older than 25 with a high school degree or GED (27%). In addition, 14% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 2% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.

With an average commute time of about 16 minutes, faster than most cities in South Dakota, Lead residents find that traveling to work isn't overly time-consuming. Driving a car or truck is the typical mode of getting to work, opted for by 44% of workers, while public transit is not used widely. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.