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As of 2008-2012, the per capita income of South Dakota is $25,570, which is lower than the national average of $28,051. South Dakota median household income is $49,091, which has grown by 39.14% since 2000. The median household income growth rate is much higher than the national average rate of 26.32%. On average South Dakota residents spend 16.1 minutes per day commuting to work, which is lower than the national average of 25.4 minutes.

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

Per Capita Income, #33

South Dakota
25,570 USD
U.S.
28,051 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical per capita income data.

Median Individual Worker Income, see rank

South Dakota
26,975 USD
U.S.
30,376 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median individual worker income data.


Male Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
South Dakota
31,812 USD
U.S.
35,771 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical male median individual worker income data.


Female Median Individual Worker Income, see rank
South Dakota
22,357 USD
U.S.
25,299 USD

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical female median individual worker income data.

Household Income

Median Household Income, #32
South Dakota
49,091 USD
U.S.
53,046 USD
Mean Household Income, see rank
South Dakota
63,453 USD
U.S.
73,034 USD
Median Household Income Growth Since 2000, #4
South Dakota
39.14%
U.S.
26.32%
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
 South DakotaU.S.
%+Average Amount%+Average Amount
Interest, Dividends, or Net Rental Income24.90%$14,596, see rank22.39%$16,134
Social Security Income28.70%$15,598, see rank28.34%$16,727
Public Assistance Income2.61%$2,962, see rank2.72%$3,807
Retirement Income13.89%$19,811, see rank17.61%$23,126
+ The percentage of the total households that have the income.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical household income data.

Family Income

Median Family Income, see rank
South Dakota
62,967 USD
U.S.
64,585 USD
Mean Family Income, see rank
South Dakota
76,985 USD
U.S.
85,065 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 2008-2012 data. View historical family income data.

Median Household Income by Races

 South DakotaU.S.
White$51,226, see rank$56,203
Black$32,442, see rank$35,564
Hispanic$38,684, see rank$41,994
Asian$48,630, see rank$71,709
American Indian, Alaska Native$24,129, see rank$37,469
Hawaiian Native$34,273, see rank$54,938
One Race, Other$36,396, see rank$40,405
Two or More Races$34,329, see rank$46,787

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by races data.

Median Household Income by Age

 South DakotaU.S.
less than 25$26,049, see rank$25,955
25 to 44$54,775, see rank$58,073
45 to 64$61,281, see rank$64,486
65 or over$32,866, see rank$36,181

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical median household income by age data.

Employment Status

 South Dakota%U.S.
Population 16 Years and Over636,670 see rank243,810,053
Male1316,47749.71%, see rank48.65%
Male, In Labor Force:2232,38973.43%, see rank70.20%
Male, In Armed Forces22,7860.88%, see rank0.82%
Male, Civilian2229,60372.55%, see rank69.38%
Male, Civilian, Employed3217,09194.55%, see rank90.27%
Male, Civilian, Unemployed312,5125.45%, see rank9.73%
Male, Not in Labor Force284,08826.57%, see rank29.80%
Female1320,19350.29%, see rank51.35%
Female, In Labor Force:2209,38665.39%, see rank59.43%
Female, In Armed Forces26150.19%, see rank0.13%
Female, Civilian2208,77165.20%, see rank59.30%
Female, Civilian, Employed3199,59695.61%, see rank91.21%
Female, Civilian, Unemployed39,1754.39%, see rank8.79%
Female, Not in Labor Force2110,80734.61%, see rank40.57%
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 2008-2012 data. View historical employment status data.

Commuting to Work

 South Dakota%U.S.
Workers 16 Years and Over412,161100%139,893,639
Car, Truck, or Van—Drove Alone320,95077.87%, see rank76.14%
Car, Truck, or Van—Carpooled40,7959.90%, see rank10.03%
Public Transportation2,3130.56%, see rank4.98%
Walked17,6184.27%, see rank2.82%
Other Means7,0511.71%, see rank1.76%
Worked at Home23,4345.69%, see rank4.27%

Mean Travel Time to Work, see rank
South Dakota
16.1 minutes
U.S.
25.4 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 2008-2012 data. View historical commuting to work data.

Careers


Occupation
 South Dakota%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over416,687-141,996,548
Male1217,09152.10%, see rank52.32%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations270,21232.34%, see rank32.75%
Service Occupations227,52612.68%, see rank14.76%
Sales and Office Occupations235,63616.42%, see rank17.65%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations26,8283.15%, see rank1.11%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations222,57110.40%, see rank9.75%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations240,22618.53%, see rank17.87%
Female1199,59647.90%, see rank47.68%
Management, Professional, and Related Occupations274,32137.24%, see rank39.35%
Service Occupations244,99522.54%, see rank21.19%
Sales and Office Occupations265,22632.68%, see rank32.82%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry Occupations21,0000.50%, see rank0.30%
Construction, Extraction, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations27790.39%, see rank0.29%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving Occupations212,7286.38%, see rank5.77%
1 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over.
2 Percentage of the civilian employed, 16 years and over for the gender.

Industry
 South Dakota%U.S.
Civilian Employed, 16 Years and Over416,687100%141,996,548
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, Mining28,9296.94%, see rank1.90%
Construction27,1526.52%, see rank6.49%
Manufacturing41,1579.88%, see rank10.62%
Wholesale Trade11,7772.83%, see rank2.83%
Retail Trade47,92111.50%, see rank11.57%
Transportation, Warehousing, Utilities17,7334.26%, see rank5.00%
Information7,5961.82%, see rank2.21%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, Rental, Leasing30,5267.33%, see rank6.74%
Professional, Scientific, Management,
Administrative, Waste Management Services
24,6165.91%, see rank10.66%
Educational Services, Health Care, Social Assistance100,70624.17%, see rank22.90%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation,
Accommodation, Food Services
38,2279.17%, see rank9.18%
Public Administration21,9495.27%, see rank4.94%
Other Services, Except Public Administration18,3984.42%, see rank4.95%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical careers data.

Poverty Level

 South Dakota%U.S.
Population in Poverty108,31913.76%, see rank14.88%
Family in Poverty18,1688.75%, see rank10.92%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical poverty level data.


 
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