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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

Nonfarm Worker Levels


Not Seasonally Adjusted


Industry August
2017
July
2017
August
2016
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
TOTAL 72,000 71,400 71,300 0.8% 1.0%
Total Private 62,000 61,200 61,100 1.3% 1.5%
Goods Producing 8,200 8,300 8,000 -1.2% 2.5%
Service Providing 63,800 63,100 63,300 1.1% 0.8%
Private Service Providing 53,800 52,900 53,100 1.7% 1.3%
Mining/Logging/Construction 5,200 5,300 5,100 -1.9% 2.0%
Manufacturing 3,000 3,000 2,900 0.0% 3.5%
   Trade/Transportation/Utilities 14,500 14,400 14,700 0.7% -1.4%
   Wholesale Trade 2,600 2,600 2,400 0.0% 8.3%
   Retail Trade 10,100 10,000 10,400 1.0% -2.9%
Transportation/Warehousing/Utilities 1,800 1,800 1,900 0.0% -5.3%
Information 900 900 900 0.0% 0.0%
Financial Activities 4,100 4,100 4,000 0.0% 2.5%
Professional/Business Services 5,300 5,300 5,300 0.0% 0.0%
Educational/Health Services 11,600 11,600 11,400 0.0% 1.8%
Leisure/Hospitality 14,200 13,300 13,700 6.8% 3.7%
Other Services 3,200 3,300 3,100 -3.0% 3.2%
Government 10,000 10,200 10,200 -2.0% -2.0%
Notes: 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.
Access historical Rapid City MSA nonfarm wage and salaried worker data.
See the definition of nonfarm wage and salaried workers.
See the definition of the Rapid City MSA.
See technical notes about nonfarm worker estimates.