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As of 2010-2014, the per capita income of Chester is $28,014, which is higher than the state average of $26,311 and is about the same as the national average of $28,555. Chester median household income is $60,714. On average Chester residents spend 24.7 minutes per day commuting to work, which is higher than the state average of 16.2 minutes and is lower than the national average of 25.7 minutes.

Topics:Per Capita IncomeMedian Workers IncomeHousehold IncomeFamily IncomeMedian Income by AgeEmployment StatusCommuting to WorkCareersPoverty Level

Per Capita Income, #59

Chester, SD
28,014 USD
South Dakota
26,311 USD
U.S.
28,555 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

Chester, SD
37,656 USD
South Dakota
27,734 USD
U.S.
30,815 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Chester, SD
40,694 USD
South Dakota
33,136 USD
U.S.
36,116 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
Chester, SD
35,703 USD
South Dakota
23,365 USD
U.S.
25,692 USD

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #43
Chester, SD
60,714 USD
South Dakota
50,338 USD
U.S.
53,482 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
Chester, SD
64,354 USD
South Dakota
65,425 USD
U.S.
74,596 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2006-2010, see rank
Chester, SD
103.92%
South Dakota
42.67%
U.S.
27.36%

*The Chester, SD median household income growth rate is since 2006-2010. The South Dakota and U.S population growth rate is since 2000.
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more


Household Income Other than Earnings
 Chester, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income26.67%$5,031, see rank23.61%$14,52121.11%$16,919
Social Security Income34.17%$16,171, see rank28.89%$16,53429.33%$17,636
Public Assistance Income9.17%$1,818, see rank2.88%$2,8302.82%$3,720
Retirement Income10.83%$33,454, see rank14.40%$20,93017.85%$24,095
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
Chester, SD
80,577 USD
South Dakota
64,636 USD
U.S.
65,443 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
Chester, SD
80,488 USD
South Dakota
78,762 USD
U.S.
86,963 USD
Ranks: $10k or less, $10k-$20k, $20k-$30k, $30k-$40k, $40k-$50k, $50k-$75k, $75k-$100k, $100k-$150k, $150k-$200k, $200k or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 Chester, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
White$60,714, see rank$52,535$56,900

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 Chester, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
25 to 44$76,250, see rank$55,935$58,398
45 to 64$58,333, see rank$62,353$65,027
65 or over$30,833, see rank$34,828$37,945

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 Chester, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Population 16 Years and Over224, see rank651,429248,775,628
Male1109, 48.66%, see rank49.87%48.69%
Male, In Labor Force:283, 76.15%, see rank73.30%69.28%
Male, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.78%0.73%
Male, Civilian283, 76.15%, see rank72.52%68.54%
Male, Civilian, Employed378, 93.98%, see rank94.85%90.49%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed35, 6.02%, see rank5.15%9.51%
Male, Not in Labor Force226, 23.85%, see rank26.70%30.72%
Female1115, 51.34%, see rank50.13%51.31%
Female, In Labor Force:283, 72.17%, see rank64.92%58.79%
Female, In Armed Forces20, 0.00%, see rank0.13%0.11%
Female, Civilian283, 72.17%, see rank64.79%58.69%
Female, Civilian, Employed383, 100.00%, see rank95.64%91.18%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed30, 0.00%, see rank4.36%8.82%
Female, Not in Labor Force232, 27.83%, see rank35.08%41.21%
1 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the population of 16 years and over for the gender.
3 Percentage of the Civilian for the gender.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 Chester, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over159, 100%420,700141,337,148
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone126, 79.25%, see rank78.81%76.41%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled15, 9.43%, see rank9.52%9.59%
Public Transportation0, 0.00%, see rank0.50%5.06%
Walked0, 0.00%, see rank4.13%2.78%
Other Means4, 2.52%, see rank1.58%1.79%
Worked at Home14, 8.81%, see rank5.46%4.37%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
Chester, SD
24.7 minutes
South Dakota
16.2 minutes
U.S.
25.7 minutes
Ranks: 9 min. or less, 10-19 min., 20-29 min., 30-39 min., 40-59 min., 60-89 min., 90min. or more

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 Chester, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over161425,816143,435,233
Male178, 48.45%, see rank52.48%52.38%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations222, 28.21%, see rank32.38%33.12%
Service Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank12.76%15.12%
Sales and Office Occupations217, 21.79%, see rank16.39%17.47%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations28, 10.26%, see rank3.07%1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations217, 21.79%, see rank10.12%9.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations29, 11.54%, see rank18.81%17.94%
Female183, 51.55%, see rank47.52%47.62%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations238, 45.78%, see rank37.94%40.04%
Service Occupations29, 10.84%, see rank22.37%21.52%
Sales and Office Occupations225, 30.12%, see rank32.85%31.93%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.52%0.32%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations20, 0.00%, see rank0.32%0.28%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations211, 13.25%, see rank5.69%5.65%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 Chester, SDSouth DakotaU.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over161, 100%425,816143,435,233
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining8, 4.97%, see rank7.12%1.96%
Construction18, 11.18%, see rank6.49%6.17%
Manufacturing3, 1.86%, see rank9.66%10.43%
Wholesale Trade4, 2.48%, see rank2.96%2.75%
Retail Trade13, 8.07%, see rank11.36%11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities18, 11.18%, see rank4.13%4.93%
Information4, 2.48%, see rank1.74%2.14%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing10, 6.21%, see rank7.35%6.60%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
42, 26.09%, see rank5.89%10.89%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance28, 17.39%, see rank24.27%23.21%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
8, 4.97%, see rank9.34%9.49%
Public Administration0, 0.00%, see rank5.21%4.92%
Other Services, Except Public Administration5, 3.11%, see rank4.48%4.96%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 Chester, SD%South DakotaU.S.
Population in Poverty20.67%, see rank14.20%15.59%
Family in Poverty00.00%, see rank9.25%11.47%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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