Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Labor Market Information Center

Economic Snapshot


South Dakota and United States Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted

  July
2019
June
2019
July
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
United States
Labor Force 163,351,000 162,981,000 162,209,000 0.2% 0.7%
Employment 157,288,000 157,005,000 155,964,000 0.2% 0.8%
Unemployment 6,063,000 5,975,000 6,245,000 1.5% -2.9%
Unemployment Rate 3.7% 3.7% 3.9%    

July
2019
June
2019
July
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
South Dakota
Labor Force 466,500 465,700 459,000 0.2% 1.6%
Employment 453,000 452,300 445,300 0.2% 1.7%
Unemployment 13,600 13,400 13,700 1.5% -0.7%
Unemployment Rate 2.9% 2.9% 3.0%    
South Dakota Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment
Seasonally Adjusted

  July
2019
June
2019
July
2018
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
Total Nonfarm 447,900 448,300 438,600 -0.1% 2.1%
Mining, Logging and Construction 24,600 24,700 23,800 -0.4% 3.4%
  Mining and Logging 1,000 1,000 1,000 0.0% 0.0%
  Construction 23,600 23,700 22,800 -0.4% 3.5%
Manufacturing 46,400 46,600 44,500 -0.4% 4.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 89,600 89,500 86,400 0.1% 3.7%
  Wholesale Trade 22,800 22,800 20,900 0.0% 9.1%
  Retail Trade 52,800 52,600 52,100 0.4% 1.3%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 14,000 14,100 13,400 -0.7% 4.5%
Information 5,600 5,500 5,500 1.8% 1.8%
Financial Activities 28,800 28,800 29,200 0.0% -1.4%
Professional and Business Services 33,900 33,500 32,600 1.2% 4.0%
Education and Health Services 74,200 74,300 72,600 -0.1% 2.2%
  Educational Services 7,300 7,400 7,300 -1.4% 0.0%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 66,900 66,900 65,300 0.0% 2.5%
Leisure and Hospitality 48,200 48,500 47,600 -0.6% 1.3%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 16,900 17,000 16,800 -0.6% 0.6%
Government 79,700 79,900 79,600 -0.3% 0.1%
  Federal Government 11,100 11,000 11,400 0.9% -2.6%
  State Government 18,400 18,400 18,300 0.0% 0.5%
  Local Government 50,200 50,500 49,900 -0.6% 0.6%
Preliminary data; subject to revision. The published unemployment rate presented above may not equal the percentage calculated using the published unemployed and labor force figures presented above due to rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

 


 

South Dakota Metro Area Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted
  June
2019
May
2019
June
2018
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 75,600 75,400 74,400 0.3% 1.6%
Employment 73,300 73,100 72,100 0.3% 1.7%
Unemployment 2,300 2,300 2,300 0.0% 0.0%
Unemployment Rate 3.1 3.0 3.1    
Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 156,400 155,700 152,200 0.4% 2.8%
Employment 152,500 151,900 148,400 0.4% 2.8%
Unemployment 3,800 3,800 3,800 0.0% 0.0%
Unemployment Rate 2.4 2.4 2.5    
Preliminary data; subject to revision. The published unemployment rate presented above may not equal the percentage calculated using the published unemployed and labor force figures presented above due to rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

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