Fort Thompson employment information

IndexFort ThompsonSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$9,846$26,311$28,555
Median household income$31,467$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,125$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,500$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$12,566$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$12,813$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate10.0%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level41.2%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Thompson is 66% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Thompson is 41% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Thompson is 72% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Thompson is 164% higher than the national average.

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Fort Thompson median earnings by income bracket

Fort Thompson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector3.2%3.6%
Financial & insurance services0.0%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services3.2%6.2%
Public administration22.0%18.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%2.6%
Education, health & social services29.8%49.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Reliance, SD228$53,7501%
Lower Brule, SD727$32,91738%
Fort Thompson, SD1,305$31,46741%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Byron, CA1,305$75,67341%
Bergen, NY1,305$53,1821%
Lake Marcel-Stillwater, WA1,305$148,047177%
Descanso, CA1,305$59,11511%
Garretson, SD1,305$59,14511%
Fort Thompson, SD1,305$31,46741%
Source: The Fort Thompson, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.