Marcia Hultman

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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 August 2020.

Snapshot of South Dakota's Economy

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

Industry Employment Projected to 2028

Employment projections by industry and occupation for 2018 to 2028 were recently published. In this month's Labor Bulletin article, gain insights into which South Dakota industries are expected to grow the fastest, and those which are expected to have the fastest declines or remain static. Visit our employment projections menu for options to find the 2018 to 2028 employment projections by industry and occupation.

Seasonally Adjusted July 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 July 2020 were released Sept. 2 by the U.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.

August 2020 data for the metro areas will be released September 30. 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.