Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted


Areas August 2017   August 2016
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,199 14,711 488 3.2% 15,103 14,694 409 2.7%
Brookings 13,336 12,870 466 3.5% 13,077 12,736 341 2.6%
Huron 6,930 6,721 209 3.0% 6,916 6,746 170 2.5%
Mitchell 8,980 8,722 258 2.9% 8,984 8,811 173 1.9%
Pierre 8,392 8,166 226 2.7% 8,315 8,151 164 2.0%
Rapid City 38,427 37,153 1,274 3.3% 37,594 36,504 1,090 2.9%
Sioux Falls 102,426 99,485 2,941 2.9% 99,718 97,402 2,316 2.3%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,582 15,201 381 2.4% 15,198 14,909 289 1.9%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 86,844 84,284 2,560 2.9% 84,520 82,493 2,027 2.4%
Spearfish 6,330 6,134 196 3.1% 6,264 6,064 200 3.2%
Vermillion 4,945 4,748 197 4.0% 4,937 4,792 145 2.9%
Watertown 11,991 11,622 369 3.1% 11,974 11,612 362 3.0%
Yankton 7,211 6,987 224 3.1% 7,216 7,023 193 2.7%
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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