Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted


Areas November 2017   November 2016
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,383 14,925 458 3.0% 15,243 14,874 369 2.4%
Brookings 13,967 13,587 380 2.7% 13,730 13,429 301 2.2%
Huron 6,814 6,614 200 2.9% 6,778 6,617 161 2.4%
Mitchell 8,996 8,720 276 3.1% 8,992 8,804 188 2.1%
Pierre 8,371 8,140 231 2.8% 8,387 8,210 177 2.1%
Rapid City 36,858 35,564 1,294 3.5% 35,861 34,735 1,126 3.1%
Sioux Falls 102,476 99,418 3,058 3.0% 101,850 99,448 2,402 2.4%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,588 15,178 410 2.6% 15,514 15,190 324 2.1%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 86,888 84,240 2,648 3.0% 86,336 84,258 2,078 2.4%
Spearfish 6,069 5,889 180 3.0% 6,069 5,890 179 2.9%
Vermillion 5,777 5,603 174 3.0% 5,660 5,510 150 2.7%
Watertown 12,017 11,620 397 3.3% 11,877 11,520 357 3.0%
Yankton 7,234 7,011 223 3.1% 7,243 7,033 210 2.9%
Note: 2017 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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