South Dakota: Minimum Wage Needed for Rent


#49 South Dakota 

In South Dakota, the Fair Market Rent (FMR) for a two-bedroom apartment is $734. In order to afford this level of rent and utilities — without paying more than 30% of income on housing — a household must earn $2,447 monthly or $29,363 annually. Assuming a 40-hour work week, 52 weeks per year, this level of income translates into an hourly Housing Wage of: $14.12 

Out of Reach 2017, National Low Housing Coalition (NLIHC)

Badlands, South Dakota, USA (Photo)


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These pictures are from one of the trips I took through the Badlands in South Dakota, USA, during 1998 or during the 2000 Sturgis bike rally.I did not mark the prints, so I’m not sure when, exactly, they were taken. … Continue reading