Income/capita 9%
Household income 23%
Unemployment 29%
IndexArlingtonSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$27,259$27,516$29,829
Median household income$42,404$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,104$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,528$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$35,333$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$28,125$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate3.3%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level13.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Arlington is 9% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Arlington is 23% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Arlington is 29% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Arlington is 10% lower than the national average

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      Arlington employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector37.6%11.2%
      Financial & insurance services4.4%0.9%
      Wholesale & retail services17.3%7.0%
      Public administration1.5%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.8%1.4%
      Education, health & social services4.4%55.8%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake Poinsett, SD435$66,25020%
      Volga, SD1,883$57,5004%
      Estelline, SD882$53,5423%
      Bruce, SD156$50,5369%
      Lake Norden, SD479$50,2509%
      Arlington, SD1,017$42,40423%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Valders, WI1,017$42,00024%
      Reid Hope King, TX1,017$26,04253%
      Central City, PA1,017$40,50927%
      Stephens, AR1,017$28,90648%
      Attica, OH1,018$49,56710%
      Arlington, SD1,017$42,40423%
      Source: The Arlington, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).