Box Elder employment information

IndexBox ElderSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$20,278$27,516$29,829
Median household income$47,742$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,097$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,372$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$28,495$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$20,279$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level12.1%14.0%15.1%
The Box Elder, 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 Box Elder is $20,278, which is 26% lower than than the South Dakota average and 32% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $47,742, which is 8% lower than than the South Dakota average and 14% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Box Elder is 3%, which is 33% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Box Elder is 12% which is 20% lower than than the national average.

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$31,824$47,742$95,484
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 Box Elder is 32% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Box Elder is 14% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Box Elder is 33% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Box Elder is 20% lower than the national average.

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Box Elder employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.3%1.6%
Manufacturing sector5.5%4.2%
Financial & insurance services1.8%5.1%
Wholesale & retail services14.8%25.3%
Public administration21.8%13.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.4%0.4%
Education, health & social services5.9%27.8%
Other33.9%19.2%

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Rapid Valley, SD8,629$63,13014%
New Underwood, SD577$55,8931%
Box Elder, SD9,126$47,74214%

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Audubon, PA9,125$83,42451%
Stuttgart, AR9,125$35,89235%
Taft, CA9,128$49,84410%
Shawano, WI9,130$41,46725%
Oakville, CT9,133$66,34820%
Box Elder, SD9,126$47,74214%
Source: The Box Elder, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).