Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota Area Labor Force

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Area June 2020   June 2019
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Rapid City MSA 76,983 70,665 6,318 8.2% 77,299 74,748 2,551 3.3%
Sioux Falls MSA 160,887 150,064 10,823 6.7% 156,797 152,633 4,164 2.7%
Aberdeen MiSA 23,341 21,738 1,603 6.9% 23,076 22,378 698 3.0%
Brookings MiSA 19,025 17,688 1,337 7.0% 18,879 18,221 658 3.5%
Huron MiSA 9,950 9,363 587 5.9% 9,919 9,639 280 2.8%
Mitchell MiSA 13,140 12,294 846 6.4% 13,043 12,662 381 2.9%
Pierre MiSA 13,050 12,365 685 5.2% 13,065 12,733 332 2.5%
Spearfish MiSA 14,162 12,866 1,296 9.2% 13,694 13,264 430 3.1%
Vermillion MiSA 7,123 6,574 549 7.7% 7,017 6,755 262 3.7%
Watertown MiSA 15,949 14,770 1,179 7.4% 15,652 15,188 464 3.0%
Yankton MiSA 12,351 11,579 772 6.3% 12,213 11,877 336 2.8%
Dewey-Ziebach LMA 3,141 2,820 321 10.2% 3,253 2,935 318 9.8%
Note: 2020 data is preliminary and subject to revision. Data may not sum to totals because of rounding.
Source: Labor Market Information Center, South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation. Produced in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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