Pierre employment information

IndexPierreSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$28,592$26,311$28,555
Median household income$52,961$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$77,342$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,295$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$37,500$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$27,494$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate1.6%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level11.7%14.2%15.6%

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  • 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 72% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Pierre is 25% lower than the national average.

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Pierre median earnings by income bracket

Pierre employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.9%0.6%
Manufacturing sector6.5%2.0%
Financial & insurance services5.7%8.9%
Wholesale & retail services13.6%11.2%
Public administration20.0%26.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.1%1.6%
Education, health & social services9.4%27.4%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Fort Pierre, SD2,322$58,59410%
Cow Creek, SD41$29,44445%
Pierre, SD13,885$52,9611%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sun Lakes, AZ13,885$52,9371%
Wood Dale, IL13,882$62,24016%
Franklin Park, PA13,882$116,378118%
Canyon, TX13,882$41,08023%
Chesterton, IN13,894$66,91925%
Pierre, SD13,885$52,9611%
Source: The Pierre, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.