Wessington employment information

IndexWessingtonSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$18,590$26,311$28,555
Median household income$27,411$50,338$53,482
Median income owner occupied$35,938$63,903$68,142
Median income renter occupied$13,125$29,541$33,219
Median earnings male$30,417$33,136$36,116
Median earnings female$15,313$23,365$25,692
Unemployment rate0.6%3.3%5.8%
Poverty level16.5%14.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Wessington is 35% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wessington is 49% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wessington is 90% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wessington is 5% higher than the national average.

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Wessington median earnings by income bracket

Wessington employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.1%0.0%
Manufacturing sector18.4%8.1%
Financial & insurance services8.2%2.7%
Wholesale & retail services8.2%16.2%
Public administration0.0%0.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.1%0.0%
Education, health & social services4.1%45.9%

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Virgil, SD13$37,50030%
Wessington, SD231$27,41149%

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Holstein, NE231$41,87522%
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Goldsmith, TX231$53,7501%
Wessington, SD231$27,41149%
Source: The Wessington, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.