Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

Font Size: A A A

South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota and County Labor Force

Not Seasonally Adjusted

Area June 2020   June 2019
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
South Dakota 475,420 441,949 33,471 7.0% 470,901 455,883 15,018 3.2%
Aurora County 1,542 1,465 77 5.0% 1,569 1,530 39 2.5%
Beadle County 9,950 9,363 587 5.9% 9,919 9,639 280 2.8%
Bennett County 1,068 979 89 8.3% 1,076 1,015 61 5.7%
Bon Homme County 2,913 2,742 171 5.9% 2,943 2,855 88 3.0%
Brookings County 19,025 17,688 1,337 7.0% 18,879 18,221 658 3.5%
Brown County 21,356 19,827 1,529 7.2% 21,026 20,391 635 3.0%
Brule County 2,554 2,377 177 6.9% 2,544 2,461 83 3.3%
Buffalo County 717 617 100 13.9% 697 639 58 8.3%
Butte County 5,236 4,822 414 7.9% 5,122 4,961 161 3.1%
Campbell County 760 726 34 4.5% 788 759 29 3.7%
Charles Mix County 4,030 3,604 426 10.6% 3,892 3,741 151 3.9%
Clark County 1,954 1,825 129 6.6% 1,984 1,908 76 3.8%
Clay County 7,123 6,574 549 7.7% 7,017 6,755 262 3.7%
Codington County 15,949 14,770 1,179 7.4% 15,652 15,188 464 3.0%
Corson County 1,305 1,210 95 7.3% 1,367 1,272 95 6.9%
Custer County 4,051 3,693 358 8.8% 4,081 3,921 160 3.9%
Davison County 11,397 10,672 725 6.4% 11,286 10,978 308 2.7%
Day County 2,825 2,638 187 6.6% 2,841 2,741 100 3.5%
Deuel County 2,215 2,071 144 6.5% 2,235 2,152 83 3.7%
Dewey County 2,230 1,976 254 11.4% 2,302 2,054 248 10.8%
Douglas County 1,557 1,499 58 3.7% 1,605 1,566 39 2.4%
Edmunds County 1,985 1,911 74 3.7% 2,050 1,987 63 3.1%
Fall River County 3,227 2,962 265 8.2% 3,178 3,049 129 4.1%
Faulk County 1,046 995 51 4.9% 1,085 1,049 36 3.3%
Grant County 4,446 4,231 215 4.8% 4,508 4,384 124 2.8%
Gregory County 2,058 1,946 112 5.4% 2,085 2,020 65 3.1%
Haakon County 1,016 984 32 3.1% 1,058 1,029 29 2.7%
Hamlin County 3,347 3,180 167 5.0% 3,395 3,296 99 2.9%
Hand County 1,751 1,677 74 4.2% 1,802 1,754 48 2.7%
Hanson County 1,743 1,622 121 6.9% 1,757 1,684 73 4.2%
Harding County 706 668 38 5.4% 729 709 20 2.7%
Hughes County 10,387 9,840 547 5.3% 10,367 10,105 262 2.5%
Hutchinson County 3,616 3,412 204 5.6% 3,639 3,542 97 2.7%
Hyde County 654 625 29 4.4% 676 654 22 3.3%
Jackson County 1,329 1,267 62 4.7% 1,392 1,327 65 4.7%
Jerauld County 1,108 1,060 48 4.3% 1,134 1,103 31 2.7%
Jones County 563 533 30 5.3% 573 558 15 2.6%
Kingsbury County 2,737 2,586 151 5.5% 2,758 2,678 80 2.9%
Lake County 6,662 6,277 385 5.8% 6,669 6,436 233 3.5%
Lawrence County 14,162 12,866 1,296 9.2% 13,694 13,264 430 3.1%
Lincoln County 35,514 33,476 2,038 5.7% 34,927 34,049 878 2.5%
Lyman County 1,748 1,599 149 8.5% 1,752 1,665 87 5.0%
Marshall County 2,436 2,299 137 5.6% 2,478 2,395 83 3.3%
McCook County 3,106 2,924 182 5.9% 3,078 3,002 76 2.5%
McPherson County 985 915 70 7.1% 998 961 37 3.7%
Meade County 14,431 13,313 1,118 7.7% 14,573 14,082 491 3.4%
Mellette County 720 658 62 8.6% 735 693 42 5.7%
Miner County 1,194 1,110 84 7.0% 1,190 1,156 34 2.9%
Minnehaha County 117,504 109,204 8,300 7.1% 114,080 111,003 3,077 2.7%
Moody County 4,120 3,832 288 7.0% 4,152 3,967 185 4.5%
Oglala Lakota County 3,545 3,101 444 12.5% 3,583 3,179 404 11.3%
Pennington County 58,501 53,659 4,842 8.3% 58,645 56,745 1,900 3.2%
Perkins County 1,412 1,334 78 5.5% 1,443 1,397 46 3.2%
Potter County 1,061 1,013 48 4.5% 1,084 1,052 32 3.0%
Roberts County 4,908 4,527 381 7.8% 4,875 4,690 185 3.8%
Sanborn County 1,161 1,086 75 6.5% 1,175 1,138 37 3.1%
Spink County 3,210 3,032 178 5.5% 3,261 3,162 99 3.0%
Stanley County 1,884 1,778 106 5.6% 1,890 1,842 48 2.5%
Sully County 779 747 32 4.1% 808 786 22 2.7%
Todd County 3,081 2,823 258 8.4% 3,144 2,915 229 7.3%
Tripp County 3,040 2,886 154 5.1% 3,100 3,017 83 2.7%
Turner County 4,763 4,460 303 6.4% 4,712 4,579 133 2.8%
Union County 8,583 7,973 610 7.1% 8,496 8,205 291 3.4%
Walworth County 2,176 2,002 174 8.0% 2,181 2,067 114 5.2%
Yankton County 12,351 11,579 772 6.3% 12,213 11,877 336 2.8%
Ziebach County 911 844 67 7.4% 951 881 70 7.4%
Note: 2020 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.
Access historical labor force data.
See the definition of labor force.
See technical notes about labor force data.