Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexHarrisburgSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$28,330$27,516$29,829
Median household income$78,826$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$90,056$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,125$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$46,964$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$36,673$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level3.2%14.0%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Harrisburg is 5% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Harrisburg is 42% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Harrisburg is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Harrisburg is 79% lower than the national average

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      $52,545 $78,826 $157,652
      $34,715 $52,078 $104,156
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Harrisburg employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry12.1%12.1%
      Manufacturing sector12.3%12.3%
      Financial & insurance services8.2%8.2%
      Wholesale & retail services18.6%18.6%
      Public administration1.3%1.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.2%10.2%
      Education, health & social services8.6%8.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Anderson, SD506$111,979102.4%
      Pine Lakes Addition, SD329$111,406101.4%
      Shindler, SD933$98,96778.9%
      Brandon, SD10,030$93,53669.1%
      Tea, SD5,714$89,45261.7%
      Harrisburg, SD6,420$78,82642.5%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ladera Heights, CA6,419$100,71482.1%
      Bowleys Quarters, MD6,422$96,79775.0%
      Howland Center, OH6,417$71,78329.8%
      Cornwall, PE6,417n/a 
      Crockett, TX6,424$27,30850.6%
      Harrisburg, SD6,420$78,82642.5%
      Source: The Harrisburg, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).