Chester employment information

IndexChesterSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$28,014$26,311$28,555
Median household income$60,714$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,889$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$62,143$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$40,694$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$35,703$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate2.2%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level0.7%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Chester is 2% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Chester is 14% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Chester is 62% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Chester is 96% lower than the national average.

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Chester median earnings by income bracket

Chester employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.0%13.3%
Manufacturing sector3.8%9.6%
Financial & insurance services3.8%4.8%
Wholesale & retail services17.9%3.6%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities20.5%2.4%
Education, health & social services0.0%33.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lake Madison, SD776$71,45834%
Brant Lake, SD201$68,75029%
Baltic, SD1,000$63,52319%
Colton, SD749$62,69217%
Montrose, SD530$57,5008%
Chester, SD302$60,71414%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
St. George Island, MD302$124,231132%
Imperial, TX302$83,12555%
Canton, MN302$32,81339%
Valley Hi, OH302$28,41747%
Benjamin, TX302$23,37556%
Chester, SD302$60,71414%
Source: The Chester, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.