Pierre employment information

IndexPierreSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$29,756$27,516$29,829
Median household income$54,868$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$77,866$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,800$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$40,520$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$28,961$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate1.5%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level10.1%14.0%15.1%
The Pierre, SD employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Pierre is $29,756, which is 8% higher than than the South Dakota average and equal to than the national average. The median household income is $54,868, which is 5% higher than than the South Dakota average and 1% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Pierre is 2%, which is 68% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Pierre is 10% which is 33% lower than than the national average.

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$36,575$54,868$109,736
City
$34,715$52,078$104,156
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$36,877$55,322$110,644
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According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Pierre is equal to the national average.
  • The median household income in Pierre is 1% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Pierre is 68% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pierre is 33% lower than the national average.

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Pierre employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.0%1.1%
Manufacturing sector5.6%2.8%
Financial & insurance services6.1%10.3%
Wholesale & retail services11.7%10.4%
Public administration20.1%24.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.7%
Education, health & social services8.3%28.5%
Other28.9%21.3%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Pierre, SD2,278$60,4179%
Cow Creek, SD13$0100%
Pierre, SD13,959$54,8681%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pottsville, PA13,955$38,48430%
Springdale, NJ13,955$127,240130%
Nesconset, NY13,973$115,459109%
Sterling, CO13,976$36,28234%
Sault Ste. Marie, MI13,941$34,92537%
Pierre, SD13,959$54,8681%
Source: The Pierre, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).