Lead employment information

IndexLeadSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$21,374$26,311$28,555
Median household income$41,087$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$42,975$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,179$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$32,100$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$22,444$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate4.5%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level13.7%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Lead is 25% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Lead is 23% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Lead is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Lead is 12% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Lead median earnings by income bracket

Lead employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector5.1%3.9%
Financial & insurance services1.8%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services6.0%3.9%
Public administration4.5%1.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities11.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services3.4%37.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Spearfish, SD1,969$41,73122%
Whitewood, SD899$40,07825%
Spearfish, SD10,836$39,75826%
Sturgis, SD6,652$37,69730%
Deadwood, SD1,153$36,25032%
Lead, SD3,097$41,08723%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ellsworth, KS3,097$37,32430%
San Antonio Heights, CA3,097$95,25078%
Clyde Hill, WA3,097$192,250259%
Fairchild AFB, WA3,097$44,92016%
Pine City, MN3,098$40,97223%
Lead, SD3,097$41,08723%
Source: The Lead, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.