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Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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Labor Market Information Center

Economic Snapshot


South Dakota and United States Labor Force
Seasonally Adjusted

  March
2020
February
2020
March
2019
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
United States
Labor Force 162,913,000 164,546,000 162,935,000 -1.0% 0.0%
Employment 155,772,000 158,759,000 156,741,000 -1.9% -0.6%
Unemployment 7,140,000 5,787,000 6,194,000 23.4% 15.3%
Unemployment Rate 4.4% 3.5% 3.8%    

February
2020
January
2020
February
2019
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
South Dakota
Labor Force 467,100 466,500 461,900 0.1% 1.1%
Employment 451,500 450,700 447,400 0.2% 0.9%
Unemployment 15,600 15,800 14,500 -1.3% 7.6%
Unemployment Rate 3.3% 3.4% 3.1%    
South Dakota Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment
Seasonally Adjusted

  February
2020
January
2020
February
2019
Percent Change
Last Month Last
Year
Total Nonfarm 444,100 444,000 440,000 0.0% 0.9%
Mining, Logging and Construction 25,600 25,400 24,200 0.8% 5.8%
  Mining and Logging 1,100 1,100 900 0.0% 22.2%
  Construction 24,500 24,300 23,300 0.8% 5.2%
Manufacturing 43,900 44,100 45,200 -0.5% -2.9%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 86,300 86,400 86,300 -0.1% 0.0%
  Wholesale Trade 21,300 21,400 21,200 -0.5% 0.5%
  Retail Trade 51,000 51,000 51,600 0.0% -1.2%
  Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities 14,000 14,000 13,500 0.0% 3.7%
Information 5,500 5,500 5,500 0.0% 0.0%
Financial Activities 29,200 29,100 29,100 0.3% 0.3%
Professional and Business Services 33,700 33,500 32,800 0.6% 2.7%
Education and Health Services 74,500 74,400 73,300 0.1% 1.6%
  Educational Services 7,500 7,600 7,300 -1.3% 2.7%
  Health Care and Social Assistance 67,000 66,800 66,000 0.3% 1.5%
Leisure and Hospitality 48,500 48,500 47,200 0.0% 2.8%
Other Services (except Public Administration) 17,000 17,000 16,700 0.0% 1.8%
Government 79,900 80,100 79,700 -0.2% 0.3%
  Federal Government 11,300 11,300 11,500 0.0% -1.7%
  State Government 18,100 18,100 18,400 0.0% -1.6%
  Local Government 50,500 50,700 49,800 -0.4% 1.4%
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
  January
2020
December
2019
January
2019
Percent Change
Last
Month
Last
Year
Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 76,200 76,200 74,900 0.0% 1.7%
Employment 73,700 73,600 72,600 0.1% 1.5%
Unemployment 2,600 2,500 2,300 4.0% 13.0%
Unemployment Rate 3.4% 3.3% 3.1%    
Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area
Labor Force 158,200 158,600 153,300 -0.3% 3.2%
Employment 153,900 154,400 149,500 -0.3% 2.9%
Unemployment 4,300 4,200 3,800 2.4% 13.2%
Unemployment Rate 2.7% 2.7% 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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