Rapid City employment information

IndexRapid CityMichiganNational
Income per capita$20,751$26,143$28,555
Median household income$32,181$49,087$53,482
Median income owner occupied$32,054$60,317$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,656$26,554$33,219
Median earnings male$25,085$34,444$36,116
Median earnings female$12,390$22,340$25,692
Unemployment rate10.2%7.0%5.8%
Poverty level32.4%16.9%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rapid City is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rapid City is 40% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rapid City is 75% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rapid City is 108% higher than the national average.

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Rapid City median earnings by income bracket

Rapid City employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.6%2.1%
Manufacturing sector35.7%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%1.7%
Wholesale & retail services11.9%18.7%
Public administration0.0%17.4%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.6%0.0%
Education, health & social services1.4%14.1%

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Alden, MI135$47,15312%
Elk Rapids, MI1,558$42,01121%
Bellaire, MI943$41,66722%
South Boardman, MI571$40,79524%
Manistee Lake, MI367$36,92331%
Rapid City, MI1,490$32,18140%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Moreland, ID1,490$42,38321%
Chatham, NY1,490$48,37010%
Maurice, LA1,490$67,85727%
Jackpot, NV1,490$33,75037%
Black Lick, PA1,489$29,96044%
Rapid City, MI1,490$32,18140%
Source: The Rapid City, MI employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.