Marcia Hultman

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Labor Market Information Center

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Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota based on the most current data available, statewide labor force and nonfarm worker data for September 2019.

State's Latest Demographic Data Now Available

Population numbers for 2018 are now available in our virtual data system by South Dakota geographies including metro areas, counties and census places such as towns. Statewide and national population data are also available. Use our population menu page to access the data.

South Dakota Manufacturing Week: Celebrating Statistically

In celebration of South Dakota Manufacturing Week Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, we compiled employment and wage statistics highlighting this industry's importance to the state's economy. Learn more about Manufacturing in South Dakota and the valuable Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages program as a rich source of such workforce data.

Comprehensive South Dakota Workforce Report Available

The 2018 South Dakota Workforce Report is now available, providing a comprehensive overview of the state's labor market during calendar year 2018. It includes tables, graphs and analysis of such data sets as population, Gross Domestic Product, labor force, employment by industry, and projected population and employment by industry and occupation.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

Get a quick synopsis, or snapshot, of the most current data available for numerous closely watched economic indicators.

Seasonally Adjusted August Labor Force Data for Metro Areas Available

Seasonally adjusted labor force data for South Dakota's Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSA) of Rapid City and Sioux Falls for August 2019 were released Oct. 2 by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release or view the data specifically for South Dakota's MSAs.

September 2019 data for the metro areas will be released Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website.

Release Dates

Find out when the next data release from LMIC will be.