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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas December 2018   December 2017
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,067 14,606 461 3.1% 15,189 14,666 523 3.4%
Brookings 13,631 13,212 419 3.1% 13,443 12,983 460 3.4%
Huron 6,819 6,632 187 2.7% 6,644 6,460 184 2.8%
Mitchell 8,653 8,397 256 3.0% 8,794 8,500 294 3.3%
Pierre 7,931 7,746 185 2.3% 8,126 7,893 233 2.9%
Rapid City 37,094 35,943 1,151 3.1% 36,086 34,793 1,293 3.6%
Sioux Falls 103,935 101,225 2,710 2.6% 102,100 99,008 3,092 3.0%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 16,096 15,735 361 2.2% 15,775 15,390 385 2.4%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 87,839 85,490 2,349 2.7% 86,325 83,618 2,707 3.1%
Spearfish 6,053 5,881 172 2.8% 6,001 5,811 190 3.2%
Vermillion 5,609 5,424 185 3.3% 5,476 5,283 193 3.5%
Watertown 11,825 11,427 398 3.4% 11,779 11,346 433 3.7%
Yankton 7,280 7,086 194 2.7% 7,093 6,874 219 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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