Letcher employment information

IndexLetcherSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$25,851$26,311$28,555
Median household income$47,500$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,833$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$31,250$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$33,125$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$26,875$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate1.2%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level11.0%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Letcher is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Letcher is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Letcher is 79% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Letcher is 30% lower than the national average.

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Letcher median earnings by income bracket

Letcher employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector11.9%15.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%11.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.9%20.0%
Public administration10.4%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities26.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.5%31.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, SD558$54,7502%
Artesian, SD124$53,7501%
Lane, SD101$49,6887%
Mitchell, SD15,490$47,62211%
Forestburg, SD123$43,64618%
Letcher, SD219$47,50011%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Reed Point, MT219$57,2927%
Landisburg, PA219$43,33319%
Atqasuk, AK219$51,5004%
Mayhill, NM219$0100%
Bogue, KS219$37,50030%
Letcher, SD219$47,50011%
Source: The Letcher, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.