Columbia employment information

IndexColumbiaSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$35,715$27,516$29,829
Median household income$41,250$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$41,875$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$0$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$36,250$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$25,000$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate0.0%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level5.5%14.0%15.1%
The Columbia, SD employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Columbia is $35,715, which is 30% higher than than the South Dakota average and 20% higher than than the national average. The median household income is $41,250, which is 21% lower than than the South Dakota average and 25% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Columbia is 0%, which is 100% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Columbia is 5% which is 64% lower than than the national average.

am i middle class

$Input your household income
$27,497$41,250$82,500
City
$34,715$52,078$104,156
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Columbia is 20% higher than the national average.
  • The median household income in Columbia is 25% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Columbia is 100% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Columbia is 64% lower than the national average.

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Columbia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry14.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.3%15.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%12.5%
Wholesale & retail services20.9%12.5%
Public administration14.0%7.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.7%37.5%
Other16.3%25.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Bath, SD242$75,31336%
Groton, SD1,905$64,81617%
Westport, SD123$55,0001%
Frederick, SD240$48,12513%
Aberdeen, SD27,783$46,33016%
Columbia, SD149$41,25025%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Marietta CDP, OK149$0100%
Peck, ID149$46,25016%
Union Level, VA149$0100%
Ivanhoe, NC149$0100%
Sims, IN149$0100%
Columbia, SD149$41,25025%
Source: The Columbia, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).