Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas April 2024   April 2023
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 14,471 14,147 324 2.2% 14,616 14,267 349 2.4%
Brandon 5,949 5,858 91 1.5% 5,975 5,875 100 1.7%
Brookings 13,966 13,687 279 2.0% 13,990 13,640 350 2.5%
Huron 6,755 6,624 131 1.9% 6,642 6,496 146 2.2%
Mitchell 8,877 8,721 156 1.8% 8,896 8,730 166 1.9%
Pierre 8,050 7,936 114 1.4% 7,979 7,841 138 1.7%
Rapid City 39,321 38,554 767 2.0% 39,048 38,233 815 2.1%
Sioux Falls 112,522 110,418 2,104 1.9% 112,979 110,730 2,249 2.0%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 18,907 18,591 316 1.7% 18,953 18,639 314 1.7%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 93,615 91,827 1,788 1.9% 94,026 92,091 1,935 2.1%
Spearfish 6,739 6,613 126 1.9% 6,645 6,518 127 1.9%
Vermillion 5,821 5,707 114 2.0% 5,856 5,710 146 2.5%
Watertown 12,651 12,420 231 1.8% 12,594 12,300 294 2.3%
Yankton 7,411 7,280 131 1.8% 7,301 7,152 149 2.0%
Note: 2024 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, in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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