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Apr 19, 2018

Poverty Test

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Seniors living South Dakota’s micropolitan areas experienced an increase in median household income from 2012-2016, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. From 2007-2011, older adults (adults aged 65 and older) had median household incomes of $33,702, which increased to $38,263 from 2012-2016.* Meanwhile, older adults in the Rushmore…
Among South Dakota households, married couples with children earned the highest wages, with median household incomes of $90,000 in 2016, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.* Nonfamily households earned the least in 2016, with median household incomes of $34,000. The median household income for all of…
From 2016 to 2017, personal income in South Dakota grew by just 1.4%, according to a recent release by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Only five other states had slower rates of personal income growth,  Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa, Alaska and North Dakota. A decline in farm earnings contributed to slow…
South Dakota’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by just 0.5% in the third quarter of 2017, according to a recent release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This was the slowest rate of state GDP growth in the nation. The Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting industry was the primary reason…
South Dakota has the largest employment gap between American Indians and Whites in the nation, according to recent estimates from the U.S. Census. In 2016, the employment rate of  White adults in South Dakota was 35.2 percentage points higher than for American Indian adults. South Dakota ranked 49th in the…
Personal income in South Dakota rose 0.1% between the second and third quarters of 2017, compared to a 0.7% increase for the nation, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). After ranking 44th in the nation in the second quarter of the year, the Rushmore…
The number of South Dakota households burdened by housing costs (defined as spending more than 30% of annual income on housing) has risen in recent years. Although South Dakota has had a lower proportion of housing cost burdened households than the nation since 1999, the state’s college towns and cities…
Divergent trends in median household income and poverty rates occurred in two of South Dakota’s metropolitan areas, according to federal data. While poverty rates declined and median household incomes increased in the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the opposite was true in the Rapid City MSA. Rapid City Metropolitan…
Gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 0.3 percent in South Dakota during the second quarter of 2017, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. South Dakota was one of two states to experience a decline in GDP during this time period, largely due to a slump in the Agriculture industry.…
Native American Heritage Month was first established in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush. Since then, the month-long celebration has been reauthorized annually by each American president. November offers everyone an opportunity to learn more about Native American histories and cultures. This November, take a few moments to learn more about…
Personal income grew by just 0.4 percent in South Dakota during the second quarter of 2017, according to a recent release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. South Dakota lagged behind the national average of 0.7 percent, placing the Rushmore State at No. 44 in the nation. As in the…
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