Mount Vernon employment information

IndexMount VernonSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$20,247$26,311$28,555
Median household income$54,750$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$61,250$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$29,766$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$32,941$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$24,750$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate2.2%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level16.8%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Mount Vernon is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Mount Vernon is 2% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Mount Vernon is 63% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Mount Vernon is 8% higher than the national average.

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Mount Vernon employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.8%11.2%
Financial & insurance services0.0%4.0%
Wholesale & retail services13.9%11.2%
Public administration7.3%0.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.8%0.0%
Education, health & social services5.8%42.4%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ethan, SD349$54,3752%
Mitchell, SD15,490$47,62211%
Letcher, SD219$47,50011%
Plankinton, SD716$46,39413%
Stickney, SD238$38,12529%
Mount Vernon, SD558$54,7502%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Freeville, NY558$58,4389%
Van Etten, NY558$45,93814%
New Troy, MI558$44,00018%
Palmyra, IL558$31,42941%
Wellsburg, NY558$40,46924%
Mount Vernon, SD558$54,7502%
Source: The Mount Vernon, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.