Gary employment information

IndexGarySouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$19,011$26,311$28,555
Median household income$28,333$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$34,107$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$18,750$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$31,000$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$17,404$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate7.7%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level12.8%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Gary is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Gary is 47% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Gary is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Gary is 18% lower than the national average.

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Gary median earnings by income bracket

Gary employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry44.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector10.6%7.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%12.3%
Wholesale & retail services4.3%8.8%
Public administration10.6%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.1%1.8%
Education, health & social services0.0%24.6%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Porter, MN182$59,16711%
Clear Lake, SD1,374$53,9171%
Altamont, SD41$41,75022%
Canby, MN1,837$39,90025%
Marietta, MN215$38,54228%
Gary, SD236$28,33347%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pleasant Dale, NE236$57,4117%
Friendship, AR236$48,12510%
New Athens, OH236$44,86116%
Elida, NM236$36,50032%
Endicott, WA236$38,33328%
Gary, SD236$28,33347%
Source: The Gary, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.