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Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexPierreSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$33,797$27,516$29,829
Median household income$68,263$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$87,535$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,968$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$47,273$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$32,017$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate1.3%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level14.8%14.0%15.1%

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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Pierre is 13% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Pierre is 23% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Pierre is 72% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Pierre is 2% lower than the national average

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      $45,504 $68,263 $136,526
      $34,715 $52,078 $104,156
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Pierre employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry10.3%10.3%
      Manufacturing sector4.8%4.8%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%5.5%
      Wholesale & retail services11.9%11.9%
      Public administration32.0%32.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%4.8%
      Education, health & social services5.6%5.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Fort Pierre, SD2,487$72,81331.6%
      Cow Creek, SD90$0100.0%
      Pierre, SD13,908$68,26323.4%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Loveland, OH13,911$69,97826.5%
      Hudson, WI13,912$74,20734.1%
      North Mankato, MN13,903$71,02328.4%
      Waunakee, WI13,903$114,983107.8%
      Bloomsburg, PA13,916$41,03525.8%
      Pierre, SD13,908$68,26323.4%
      Source: The Pierre, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).