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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted


Areas December 2017   December 2016
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,385 14,843 542 3.5% 15,216 14,762 454 3.0%
Brookings 13,846 13,363 483 3.5% 13,583 13,214 369 2.7%
Huron 6,792 6,597 195 2.9% 6,756 6,568 188 2.8%
Mitchell 8,953 8,646 307 3.4% 8,976 8,719 257 2.9%
Pierre 8,259 8,017 242 2.9% 8,325 8,097 228 2.7%
Rapid City 36,358 35,014 1,344 3.7% 35,683 34,401 1,282 3.6%
Sioux Falls 101,406 98,202 3,204 3.2% 100,643 97,943 2,700 2.7%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,401 15,008 393 2.6% 15,291 14,966 325 2.1%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 86,005 83,194 2,811 3.3% 85,352 82,977 2,375 2.8%
Spearfish 6,025 5,828 197 3.3% 6,026 5,852 174 2.9%
Vermillion 5,517 5,317 200 3.6% 5,377 5,228 149 2.8%
Watertown 11,967 11,515 452 3.8% 11,813 11,396 417 3.5%
Yankton 7,178 6,948 230 3.2% 7,220 6,986 234 3.2%
Note: 2017 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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