Watertown employment information

IndexWatertownSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$25,185$26,311$28,555
Median household income$45,185$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$58,951$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$25,964$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$31,116$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$22,650$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate2.5%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level11.9%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Watertown is 12% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Watertown is 16% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Watertown is 57% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Watertown is 24% lower than the national average.

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Watertown median earnings by income bracket

Watertown employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.5%0.8%
Manufacturing sector31.6%2.0%
Financial & insurance services2.4%9.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.8%18.1%
Public administration4.3%2.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.0%1.6%
Education, health & social services9.2%27.0%

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Florence, SD379$49,0638%
Watertown, SD21,795$45,18516%

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Chillicothe, OH21,802$38,36328%
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Jacksonville Beach, FL21,822$58,79210%
Summit, NJ21,826$121,509127%
Watertown, SD21,795$45,18516%
Source: The Watertown, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.