Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Population

New!A new virtual labor market data system for retrieving data is now available. It looks much different than what you were used to, but has even greater functionality--such as the ability to view or export graphs and maps of the data you select. Follow the tips below to find the data you have used this website to find in the past. If you need assistance with this new system, please contact us; we will be happy to help.

Get population data from the virtual LMI data system using the links on this Web page.

Alternately, you may follow our instructions to access population data from the opening screen of the LMI virtual LMI data system.

Please note, at any point while using the virtual labor market data system, to clear all prior selections, click on the "Labor Market Analysis" link in the upper left-hand corner of the screen.

Follow the steps below to retrieve data for the area(s) of interest. Additionally, click on the Time Period as needed, then from the drop-down menu for Period Type, choose Annual. From the subsequent Time Period drop-down menu, you may choose the specific year(s) of interest, holding down the control key as needed to make multiple selections.

By clicking on the + sign to the left of "Show Display Options," you may select such options as whether to display the population data in a table, graph, map or in narrative format.

Areas

Statewide - Under Search Options, if "South Dakota" is not already displayed, click on it to change it. Then from the Area Type drop-down list, choose State.

All Areas - Click on the Area currently displayed as needed to change it and directly under "Select New Area," click on the Select All Areas option.(Please note, the system may react slowly when selecting all areas, and some computers may time out before the data has been successfull retrieved, especially if you have selected multiple time periods as well.)

County from a List - Click on the Area currently displayed as needed to change it and from the "Area Type" drop-down list, choose County. From the Area drop-down list, holding down the control key as needed to select multiple counties. Or, you may click on the "Select All" option directly below the Area drop-down list to select all counties.(Please note, the system may react slowly when selecting all counties, and some computers may time out before the data has been successfull retrieved, especially if you have selected multiple time periods as well.)

County from a Map - Click on the Area currently displayed as needed to change it and directly under "Select New Area," click on the option "Select by Map." On the next screeen, click on the "A specific County" option or click on the map itself right above that text. You will then see a county map and can click on the county of interest. (Please note, this option does not allow you to select more than one county at a time. To select multiple counties, use the County from a List option above instead.)

Census Place from a List - Click on the Area currently displayed as needed to change it and from the "Area Type" drop-down list, choose Census Place. From the Area drop-down list, select the census place(s) of interest, holding down the control key as needed to select multiple census places. Or, you may click on the "Select All" option directly below the Area drop-down list to select all census places available..(Please note, the system may react slowly when selecting all census places, and some computers may time out before the data has been successfull retrieved, especially if you have selected multiple time periods as well.)

Census Place from a Map - Click on the Area currently displayed as needed to change it and directly under "Select New Area," click on the option "Select by Map." On the next screeen, click on the "Specific Census Places" option or click on the map itself right above that text. You will then see a map of census places and can click on the place of interest. (Please note, this option does not allow you to select more than one census place at a time. To select multiple census places, use the Census Place from a List option above instead.)

US - Click on the Area as needed to change it and from the "Area Type" drop-down list, choose US.

Population Projections

Preliminary population projections for the state of South Dakota and all of its counties - Follow this link to the Census Data Center's website, then see the option at the bottom of the page to download a Microsoft Excel file.

(The preliminary population projections are available through a project jointly funded by the Census Data Center at South Dakota State University and the Labor Market Information Center.)

 

 


Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184