Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Labor Market Information Center

What's New


Overview of the labor market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota, including newly released July 2017 statewide labor force and nonfarm worker data.

Seasonally Adjusted June Labor Force Data for Metro Areas Available

Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for June 2017 were released Aug. 2 from the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release or view the data specifically for South Dakota's MSAs.

July 2017 data for the metro areas will be released Aug. 30, 2017. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website.

Moving beyond the labor market barometer

Learn why the labor market barometer previously published each month on this website was discontinued, and how you can still access the save valuable real-time metrics of labor market activity. Tell me more.

Snapshot of South Dakota's economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.

Release dates

Click here to find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.