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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted

Areas August 2018   August 2017
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 14,972 14,560 412 2.8% 15,036 14,562 474 3.2%
Brookings 12,690 12,318 372 2.9% 12,910 12,460 450 3.5%
Huron 6,878 6,705 173 2.5% 6,787 6,592 195 2.9%
Mitchell 8,736 8,515 221 2.5% 8,838 8,590 248 2.8%
Pierre 8,160 7,966 194 2.4% 8,268 8,049 219 2.6%
Rapid City 38,830 37,750 1,080 2.8% 38,460 37,222 1,238 3.2%
Sioux Falls 103,948 101,477 2,471 2.4% 102,332 99,460 2,872 2.8%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 16,105 15,765 340 2.1% 15,840 15,461 379 2.4%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 87,843 85,712 2,131 2.4% 86,492 83,999 2,493 2.9%
Spearfish 6,340 6,164 176 2.8% 6,287 6,092 195 3.1%
Vermillion 5,043 4,875 168 3.3% 5,097 4,905 192 3.8%
Watertown 12,088 11,753 335 2.8% 11,891 11,533 358 3.0%
Yankton 7,301 7,107 194 2.7% 7,176 6,960 216 3.0%
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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