Marcia Hultman

Cabinet Secretary

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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, December 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.

2020 Population Data Available

National and South Dakota statewide population data for 2020 have been added to the virtual data system, and data back to 2010 as updated by the U.S. Census Bureau have been updated in the system. Visit our Population menu for links and instructions for retrieving the data from the newest version of the system.

Pandemic Picture

See the newest feature of the LMIC website, a Pandemic Picture, providing updates on the recovery of South Dakota's labor market since the COVID-19 pandemic first hit the state.

Seasonally Adjusted November 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 November 2020 are available on our Economic Snapshot page.

Comparable data for all the nation's metro areas were released January 5 by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). See the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) news release. Historical data back to 1990 for all metro areas nationwide is available to download in a .txt file from BLS website. December 2020 data for the metro areas will be released Feb. 3, 2021.

Release Dates

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