Mitchell employment information

IndexMitchellSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$24,885$26,311$28,555
Median household income$47,622$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$65,951$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,061$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$29,975$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$23,618$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate2.6%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mitchell is 13% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mitchell is 11% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mitchell is 56% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mitchell is 13% lower than the national average.

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Mitchell median earnings by income bracket

Mitchell employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.7%3.7%
Manufacturing sector18.2%7.1%
Financial & insurance services2.0%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services14.7%12.6%
Public administration5.2%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.0%1.1%
Education, health & social services10.0%47.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Vernon, SD558$54,7502%
Ethan, SD349$54,3752%
Alexandria, SD740$52,8131%
Letcher, SD219$47,50011%
Fulton, SD113$38,75028%
Mitchell, SD15,490$47,62211%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Riverdale, GA15,496$34,35436%
Cedar Mill, OR15,482$96,36180%
Groveton, VA15,478$66,78625%
Bay Village, OH15,508$87,94264%
Newport, KY15,467$35,04134%
Mitchell, SD15,490$47,62211%
Source: The Mitchell, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.