Marcia Hultman

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Serving Santa: A Special Christmas Story

Did you know even Santa Claus uses the workforce data we provide? For your holiday reading pleasure, we offer "An Enchanting Encounter: Even Santa Values Workforce Data." This special Christmas story is also available as a screen show or may be downloaded as a flipbook for those with Flashplayer.

Overview of South Dakota Labor Market

See an overview of the labor market in South Dakota incorporating the most recent data available, November 2019.

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 October 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 October 2019 were released Nov. 27 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.

November 2019 data for the metro areas will be released Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. 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. Release dates for 2020 were recently announced.