Jefferson employment information

IndexJeffersonSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$26,718$26,311$28,555
Median household income$53,235$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$56,458$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$45,268$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$46,731$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$25,714$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level4.6%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jefferson is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jefferson is equal to the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jefferson is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jefferson is 71% lower than the national average.

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Jefferson median earnings by income bracket

Jefferson employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.4%2.3%
Manufacturing sector33.3%10.9%
Financial & insurance services1.3%20.9%
Wholesale & retail services11.9%3.9%
Public administration0.0%3.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.2%0.0%
Education, health & social services6.9%21.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Dakota Dunes, SD2,895$99,03485%
Sergeant Bluff, IA4,300$72,61436%
Hinton, IA892$66,25024%
Dakota City, NE2,204$59,87512%
North Sioux City, SD2,551$57,6228%
Jefferson, SD570$53,2350%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pittsford, VT570$52,1882%
Crowder, MS570$14,44473%
Mechanicsburg, IL570$48,08810%
Sargent, NE570$35,00035%
Bass Lake, CA570$36,25032%
Jefferson, SD570$53,2350%
Source: The Jefferson, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.