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Income/capita 10%
Household income 9%
Unemployment 81%
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IndexPlatteSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$26,697$27,516$29,829
Median household income$50,484$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$63,500$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$28,182$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$43,333$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$19,931$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate0.9%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level6.5%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Platte is 10% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Platte is 9% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Platte is 81% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Platte is 57% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $33,652$50,484$100,968
      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.

      Platte median earnings by income bracket

      Platte employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.1%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector7.7%12.4%
      Financial & insurance services5.5%1.0%
      Wholesale & retail services27.0%9.1%
      Public administration3.3%0.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.0%2.3%
      Education, health & social services3.3%44.9%
      Other27.0%37.1%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Geddes, SD220$35,31336.2%
      Aurora Center, SD53$0100.0%
      New Holland, SD31$0100.0%
      Bijou Hills, SD0$0100.0%
      Platte, SD1,531$50,4848.7%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Del Rey, CA1,531$25,80953.3%
      Cuba, NY1,531$48,67612.0%
      Dresden, OH1,531$37,94631.4%
      Albion, PA1,531$39,54528.5%
      Home, WA1,531$56,5242.2%
      Platte, SD1,531$50,4848.7%
      Source: The Platte, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).