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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas September 2018   September 2017
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,031 14,646 385 2.6% 15,057 14,659 398 2.6%
Brookings 13,356 13,056 300 2.2% 13,238 12,845 393 3.0%
Huron 6,805 6,654 151 2.2% 6,724 6,553 171 2.5%
Mitchell 8,756 8,561 195 2.2% 8,793 8,566 227 2.6%
Pierre 7,976 7,796 180 2.3% 8,157 7,953 204 2.5%
Rapid City 37,232 36,205 1,027 2.8% 36,810 35,697 1,113 3.0%
Sioux Falls 102,156 99,888 2,268 2.2% 101,349 98,661 2,688 2.7%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,849 15,531 318 2.0% 15,695 15,338 357 2.3%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 86,307 84,357 1,950 2.3% 85,654 83,323 2,331 2.7%
Spearfish 6,200 6,036 164 2.6% 6,163 5,988 175 2.8%
Vermillion 5,525 5,385 140 2.5% 5,532 5,348 184 3.3%
Watertown 11,938 11,631 307 2.6% 11,803 11,467 336 2.8%
Yankton 7,205 7,031 174 2.4% 7,088 6,884 204 2.9%
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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