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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas March 2018   March 2017
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,188 14,691 497 3.3% 15,147 14,615 532 3.5%
Brookings 13,473 13,092 381 2.8% 13,416 12,994 422 3.1%
Huron 6,705 6,485 220 3.3% 6,681 6,458 223 3.3%
Mitchell 8,723 8,440 283 3.2% 8,730 8,447 283 3.2%
Pierre 8,007 7,759 248 3.1% 7,996 7,746 250 3.1%
Rapid City 36,393 35,162 1,231 3.4% 35,547 34,254 1,293 3.6%
Sioux Falls 102,951 99,640 3,311 3.2% 101,387 98,234 3,153 3.1%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,898 15,503 395 2.5% 15,647 15,280 367 2.3%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 87,053 84,137 2,916 3.3% 85,740 82,954 2,786 3.2%
Spearfish 6,093 5,917 176 2.9% 5,999 5,802 197 3.3%
Vermillion 5,715 5,558 157 2.7% 5,562 5,401 161 2.9%
Watertown 11,812 11,336 476 4.0% 11,744 11,266 478 4.1%
Yankton 7,200 6,966 234 3.3% 7,109 6,853 256 3.6%
Note: 2018 data is preliminary and subject to revision. Data may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Produced in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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