Wessington Springs employment information

IndexWessington SpringsSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$26,895$26,311$28,555
Median household income$40,568$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$45,000$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$30,000$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$27,361$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$24,516$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate0.8%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level11.6%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wessington Springs is 6% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wessington Springs is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wessington Springs is 86% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wessington Springs is 26% lower than the national average.

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Wessington Springs median earnings by income bracket

Wessington Springs employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.8%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.8%28.8%
Financial & insurance services2.0%6.1%
Wholesale & retail services11.2%15.3%
Public administration1.5%8.3%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.4%4.8%
Education, health & social services15.1%55.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Lane, SD101$49,6887%
Woonsocket, SD588$38,37028%
Virgil, SD13$37,50030%
Alpena, SD296$36,25032%
Wessington Springs, SD846$40,56824%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Estherwood, LA846$47,33711%
St. Clair, MN846$71,47734%
Hancock, MN846$45,00016%
Lilly, PA846$44,69816%
Morrison, OK846$46,78613%
Wessington Springs, SD846$40,56824%
Source: The Wessington Springs, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.