Rapid Valley employment information

IndexRapid ValleySouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$23,594$26,311$28,555
Median household income$58,945$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$60,377$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$38,558$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$35,895$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$22,073$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level5.2%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rapid Valley is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rapid Valley is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rapid Valley is 37% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rapid Valley is 67% lower than the national average.

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Rapid Valley median earnings by income bracket

Rapid Valley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.4%0.8%
Manufacturing sector4.2%2.5%
Financial & insurance services2.9%9.2%
Wholesale & retail services20.9%14.3%
Public administration10.6%6.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities12.4%2.5%
Education, health & social services9.9%31.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Colonial Pine Hills, SD2,328$96,25080%
Summerset, SD2,240$72,56636%
Piedmont, SD878$64,66721%
Blackhawk, SD2,754$54,7852%
Rapid City, SD70,126$46,39213%
Rapid Valley, SD8,619$58,94510%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Orosi, CA8,620$34,46436%
East Grand Forks, MN8,621$51,1674%
Northfield, NJ8,616$67,52826%
Rotonda, FL8,616$43,75818%
West Athens, CA8,615$38,37128%
Rapid Valley, SD8,619$58,94510%
Source: The Rapid Valley, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.