Rapid Valley employment information

IndexRapid ValleySouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$23,971$27,516$29,829
Median household income$63,130$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$64,617$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$38,702$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$36,775$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$24,048$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level5.6%14.0%15.1%
The Rapid Valley, 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 Rapid Valley is $23,971, which is 13% lower than than the South Dakota average and 20% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $63,130, which is 21% higher than than the South Dakota average and 14% higher than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Rapid Valley is 3%, which is 40% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Rapid Valley is 6% which is 63% lower than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$42,082$63,130$126,260
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.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Rapid Valley is 20% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rapid Valley is 14% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rapid Valley is 40% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rapid Valley is 63% lower than the national average.

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Rapid Valley employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry13.1%1.1%
Manufacturing sector8.4%3.7%
Financial & insurance services3.7%8.8%
Wholesale & retail services19.5%15.9%
Public administration6.8%5.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.2%35.2%
Other27.9%28.1%

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Summerset, SD2,155$74,06334%
Piedmont, SD1,111$73,88934%
New Underwood, SD577$55,8931%
Blackhawk, SD2,981$53,2304%
Rapid Valley, SD8,629$63,13014%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Harwood Heights, IL8,628$51,3657%
Angola, IN8,624$41,72925%
Zuni Pueblo, NM8,635$35,27136%
East Grand Forks, MN8,636$54,4632%
Riverdale, UT8,636$53,6653%
Rapid Valley, SD8,629$63,13014%
Source: The Rapid Valley, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).