Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexMitchellSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$29,340$27,516$29,829
Median household income$45,318$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$60,338$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$30,172$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$36,939$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$24,867$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate1.8%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level14.9%14.0%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Mitchell is 2% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Mitchell is 18% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Mitchell is 62% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Mitchell is 1% lower than the national average

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      $30,208 $45,318 $90,636
      $34,715 $52,078 $104,156
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Mitchell employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.7%11.7%
      Manufacturing sector18.2%18.2%
      Financial & insurance services2.1%2.1%
      Wholesale & retail services19.1%19.1%
      Public administration6.5%6.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.9%4.9%
      Education, health & social services7.3%7.3%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Ethan, SD328$56,6672.4%
      Letcher, SD191$56,0161.3%
      Alexandria, SD766$52,5005.1%
      Mount Vernon, SD500$46,25016.4%
      Fulton, SD138$44,02820.4%
      Mitchell, SD15,599$45,31818.1%

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      Hermitage, PA15,603$58,2095.2%
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      Wilmington Island, GA15,607$82,54249.2%
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      Mastic Beach, NY15,610$84,80553.3%
      Mitchell, SD15,599$45,31818.1%
      Source: The Mitchell, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).