Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Labor Market Information Center

Economic Snapshot


South Dakota and United States Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted


June
2021
May
2021
June
2020
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
United States
Labor Force 161,086,000 160,935,000 159,797,000 0.1% 0.8%
Employment 151,602,000 151,620,000 142,100,000 0.0% 6.7%
Unemployment 9,484,000 9,316,000 17,697,000 1.8% -46.4%
Unemployment Rate 5.9% 5.8% 11.1%    

June
2021
May
2021
June
2020
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
South Dakota
Labor Force 470,500 470,100 456,300 0.1% 3.1%
Employment 457,000 457,200 428,400 0.0% 6.7%
Unemployment 13,500 13,000 28,000 3.8% -51.8%
Unemployment Rate 2.9% 2.8% 6.1%    
South Dakota Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment
Seasonally Adjusted

  June
2021
May
2021
June
2020
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Total Nonfarm 435,800 434,800 413,200 0.2% 5.5%
Mining, Logging and Construction 26,400 26,200 25,100 0.8% 5.2%
  Mining and Logging 1,100 1,000 1,000 10.0% 10.0%
  Construction 25,300 25,200 24,100 0.4% 5.0%
Manufacturing 44,100 44,300 42,200 -0.5% 4.5%
   Durable Goods 27,100 26,800 26,400 1.1% 2.7%
   Non-Durable Goods 17,000 17,500 15,800 -2.9% 7.6%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 85,400 85,200 82,000 0.2% 4.1%
  Wholesale Trade 20,600 20,600 20,600 0.0% 0.0%
  Retail Trade 51,600 51,400 48,400 0.4% 6.6%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 13,200 13,200 13,000 0.0% 1.5%
Information 4,700 4,700 4,900 0.0% -4.1%
Financial Activities 28,100 28,100 28,100 0.0% 0.0%
Professional and Business Services 33,600 33,200 32,200 1.2% 4.3%
Education and Health Services 73,700 73,300 72,000 0.5% 2.4%
  Educational Services 7,500 7,000 6,400 7.1% 17.2%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 66,200 66,300 65,600 -0.2% 0.9%
Leisure and Hospitality 43,100 43,500 37,300 -0.9% 15.5%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 17,600 17,200 16,100 2.3% 9.3%
Government 79,100 79,100 73,300 0.0% 7.9%
  Federal Government 11,600 11,500 11,500 0.9% 0.9%
  State Government 17,400 17,500 17,300 -0.6% 0.6%
  Local Government 50,100 50,100 44,500 0.0% 12.6%
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, in cooperation wtih the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

 

 


South Dakota Metro Area Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted
  June
2021
May
2021
June
2020
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 76,700 76,400 74,300 0.4% 3.2%
Employment 74,400 74,200 69,100 0.3% 7.7%
Unemployment 2,400 2,200 5,200 9.1% -53.8%
Unemployment Rate 3.1% 2.9% 7.0%    
Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 160,000 158,300 155,700 1.1% 2.8%
Employment 155,000 154,000 147,000 0.6% 5.4%
Unemployment 4,900 4,300 8,700 14.0% -43.7%
Unemployment Rate 3.1% 2.7% 5.6%    
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, in cooperation wtih the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

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