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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas May 2018   May 2017
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,242 14,814 428 2.8% 15,202 14,757 445 2.9%
Brookings 13,283 12,909 374 2.8% 13,230 12,789 441 3.3%
Huron 6,767 6,594 173 2.6% 6,731 6,543 188 2.8%
Mitchell 8,770 8,551 219 2.5% 8,781 8,545 236 2.7%
Pierre 8,178 7,989 189 2.3% 8,182 7,979 203 2.5%
Rapid City 37,127 36,014 1,113 3.0% 36,526 35,329 1,197 3.3%
Sioux Falls 102,763 100,190 2,573 2.5% 100,875 98,127 2,748 2.7%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,915 15,580 335 2.1% 15,654 15,275 379 2.4%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 86,848 84,610 2,238 2.6% 85,221 82,852 2,369 2.8%
Spearfish 6,164 5,988 176 2.9% 6,074 5,878 196 3.2%
Vermillion 5,250 5,080 170 3.2% 5,163 4,963 200 3.9%
Watertown 11,821 11,457 364 3.1% 11,815 11,420 395 3.3%
Yankton 7,273 7,072 201 2.8% 7,185 6,963 222 3.1%
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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