Spearfish employment information

IndexSpearfishSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$24,569$27,516$29,829
Median household income$44,330$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$75,063$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,011$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$29,160$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$19,583$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate2.5%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level15.2%14.0%15.1%
The Spearfish, 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 Spearfish is $24,569, which is 11% lower than than the South Dakota average and 18% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $44,330, which is 15% lower than than the South Dakota average and 20% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Spearfish is 2%, which is 47% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Spearfish is 15% which is equal to than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$29,550$44,330$88,660
City
$34,715$52,078$104,156
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
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.

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  • The income per capita in Spearfish is 18% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Spearfish is 20% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Spearfish is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Spearfish is equal to the national average.

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Spearfish employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.9%3.2%
Manufacturing sector7.1%4.0%
Financial & insurance services1.3%4.7%
Wholesale & retail services21.6%7.8%
Public administration2.0%3.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.3%1.8%
Education, health & social services13.0%42.4%
Other35.3%30.7%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Whitewood, SD948$53,2504%
North Spearfish, SD2,046$42,24424%
Lead, SD3,050$41,73525%
Belle Fourche, SD5,696$41,34625%
Sturgis, SD6,711$37,68832%
Spearfish, SD11,176$44,33020%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Spencer, IA11,172$45,55918%
Westwood, NJ11,170$89,81762%
Oneida, NY11,186$47,58014%
Raymondville, TX11,165$24,16756%
Seymour, TN11,164$53,8823%
Spearfish, SD11,176$44,33020%
Source: The Spearfish, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).