Box Elder employment information

IndexBox ElderSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$21,095$26,311$28,555
Median household income$45,041$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,174$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$36,774$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$29,715$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$20,682$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate2.9%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level10.1%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Box Elder is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Box Elder is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Box Elder is 50% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Box Elder is 35% lower than the national average.

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Box Elder median earnings by income bracket

Box Elder employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry7.3%1.5%
Manufacturing sector3.9%4.7%
Financial & insurance services1.0%8.6%
Wholesale & retail services9.1%23.8%
Public administration24.4%16.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%1.4%
Education, health & social services6.2%25.7%

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Colonial Pine Hills, SD2,328$96,25080%
Summerset, SD2,240$72,56636%
Piedmont, SD878$64,66721%
Rapid Valley, SD8,619$58,94510%
Blackhawk, SD2,754$54,7852%
Box Elder, SD8,683$45,04116%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Pleasant, IA8,682$45,97714%
Bay Minette, AL8,682$29,35345%
Riverside, CT8,682$142,824167%
Old Orchard Beach, ME8,679$41,83122%
Morrisville, PA8,689$61,68915%
Box Elder, SD8,683$45,04116%
Source: The Box Elder, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.