Spearfish employment information

IndexSpearfishSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$26,813$26,311$28,555
Median household income$39,758$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$72,083$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$27,740$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$23,979$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$16,862$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate3.0%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level17.8%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Spearfish is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Spearfish is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Spearfish is 48% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Spearfish is 14% higher than the national average.

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Spearfish median earnings by income bracket

Spearfish employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry18.8%2.4%
Manufacturing sector4.1%4.8%
Financial & insurance services1.9%7.3%
Wholesale & retail services16.4%9.4%
Public administration4.8%2.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.5%1.6%
Education, health & social services11.6%36.9%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
North Spearfish, SD1,969$41,73122%
Belle Fourche, SD5,677$41,35623%
Lead, SD3,097$41,08723%
Whitewood, SD899$40,07825%
Sturgis, SD6,652$37,69730%
Spearfish, SD10,836$39,75826%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Picayune, MS10,838$32,96938%
Elwood, NY10,833$108,401103%
Echelon, NJ10,831$51,4884%
Barrington, IL10,830$110,469107%
Vidor, TX10,844$42,06621%
Spearfish, SD10,836$39,75826%
Source: The Spearfish, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.