Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota e-Labor Bulletin

South Dakota City Labor Force


Not Seasonally Adjusted


Areas September 2017   September 2016
Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Aberdeen 15,166 14,757 409 2.7% 15,145 14,768 377 2.5%
Brookings 13,555 13,162 393 2.9% 13,465 13,130 335 2.5%
Huron 6,830 6,653 177 2.6% 6,842 6,689 153 2.2%
Mitchell 8,892 8,664 228 2.6% 8,964 8,782 182 2.0%
Pierre 8,239 8,032 207 2.5% 8,254 8,104 150 1.8%
Rapid City 36,812 35,693 1,119 3.0% 36,208 35,108 1,100 3.0%
Sioux Falls 101,012 98,321 2,691 2.7% 99,138 96,990 2,148 2.2%
Sioux Falls - Lincoln 15,373 15,026 347 2.3% 15,111 14,832 279 1.8%
Sioux Falls - Minnehaha 85,639 83,295 2,344 2.7% 84,027 82,158 1,869 2.2%
Spearfish 6,150 5,974 176 2.9% 6,183 5,992 191 3.1%
Vermillion 5,564 5,377 187 3.4% 5,456 5,295 161 3.0%
Watertown 11,903 11,565 338 2.8% 11,816 11,518 298 2.5%
Yankton 7,122 6,915 207 2.9% 7,151 6,966 185 2.6%
Note: 2017 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.
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