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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas February 2018   February 2017
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,275 14,693 582 3.8% 15,288 14,793 495 3.2%
Brookings 13,519 13,068 451 3.3% 13,737 13,341 396 2.9%
Huron 6,682 6,460 222 3.3% 6,724 6,508 216 3.2%
Mitchell 8,745 8,453 292 3.3% 8,900 8,634 266 3.0%
Pierre 8,077 7,810 267 3.3% 8,183 7,935 248 3.0%
Rapid City 36,395 35,007 1,388 3.8% 35,715 34,512 1,203 3.4%
Sioux Falls 102,435 98,855 3,580 3.5% 100,691 97,758 2,933 2.9%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,793 15,374 419 2.7% 15,276 14,948 328 2.1%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 86,642 83,481 3,161 3.6% 85,415 82,810 2,605 3.0%
Spearfish 6,074 5,872 202 3.3% 6,148 5,954 194 3.2%
Vermillion 5,829 5,642 187 3.2% 5,631 5,485 146 2.6%
Watertown 11,829 11,322 507 4.3% 11,837 11,390 447 3.8%
Yankton 7,168 6,912 256 3.6% 7,167 6,944 223 3.1%
Note: 2018 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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