Wessington Springs employment information

IndexWessington SpringsSouth DakotaNational
Income per capita$24,699$27,516$29,829
Median household income$41,926$52,078$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,250$66,299$70,586
Median income renter occupied$40,968$30,800$35,192
Median earnings male$32,188$35,140$36,919
Median earnings female$23,148$24,451$26,250
Unemployment rate0.7%2.8%4.7%
Poverty level8.3%14.0%15.1%
The Wessington Springs, 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 Wessington Springs is $24,699, which is 10% lower than than the South Dakota average and 17% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $41,926, which is 19% lower than than the South Dakota average and 24% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Wessington Springs is 1%, which is 84% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Wessington Springs is 8% which is 45% lower than than the national average.

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$27,947$41,926$83,852
City
$34,715$52,078$104,156
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
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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 Wessington Springs is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Wessington Springs is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Wessington Springs is 84% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Wessington Springs is 45% lower than the national average.

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Wessington Springs median earnings by income bracket

Wessington Springs employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.7%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.3%19.6%
Financial & insurance services8.3%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services18.5%4.9%
Public administration2.4%7.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.8%3.8%
Education, health & social services4.8%62.0%
Other36.3%19.0%

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Lane, SD95$49,75010%
Woonsocket, SD641$39,94828%
Wessington Springs, SD812$41,92624%

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Dubois, WY812$36,98933%
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Paw Paw, IL812$46,25016%
Wessington Springs, SD812$41,92624%
Source: The Wessington Springs, SD employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).