Income/capita 40%
Household income 35%
Unemployment 57%
IndexVeblenSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$17,899$27,516$29,829
Median household income$36,000$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$36,250$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,750$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$26,860$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$17,143$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate2.0%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level21.2%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Veblen is 40% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Veblen is 35% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Veblen is 57% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Veblen is 40% higher than the national average

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      Veblen employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry4.2%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector9.5%236.7%
      Financial & insurance services0.0%4.1%
      Wholesale & retail services3.0%6.1%
      Public administration2.4%16.3%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities1.2%0.0%
      Education, health & social services0.6%20.4%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lake City, SD67$55,0001%
      Rutland, ND179$51,6257%
      Claire City, SD76$45,83317%
      Lidgerwood, ND702$43,95821%
      Cayuga, ND35$43,75021%
      Veblen, SD447$36,00035%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Phillipsburg, OH447$46,25016%
      Leola, SD447$35,96235%
      Gates, OR447$35,83335%
      New Auburn, MN447$38,75030%
      Newport, IN447$53,9293%
      Veblen, SD447$36,00035%
      Source: The Veblen, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).