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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas July 2018   July 2017
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,209 14,814 395 2.6% 15,217 14,770 447 2.9%
Brookings 12,894 12,493 401 3.1% 13,045 12,551 494 3.8%
Huron 6,946 6,801 145 2.1% 6,848 6,667 181 2.6%
Mitchell 8,813 8,627 186 2.1% 8,941 8,699 242 2.7%
Pierre 8,211 8,045 166 2.0% 8,305 8,107 198 2.4%
Rapid City 38,497 37,525 972 2.5% 37,946 36,822 1,124 3.0%
Sioux Falls 104,139 101,902 2,237 2.1% 102,747 100,095 2,652 2.6%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 16,143 15,850 293 1.8% 15,922 15,574 348 2.2%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 87,996 86,052 1,944 2.2% 86,825 84,521 2,304 2.7%
Spearfish 6,349 6,196 153 2.4% 6,287 6,109 178 2.8%
Vermillion 5,199 5,039 160 3.1% 5,163 4,947 216 4.2%
Watertown 12,186 11,875 311 2.6% 11,973 11,625 348 2.9%
Yankton 7,389 7,219 170 2.3% 7,259 7,057 202 2.8%
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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