Department of Labor and Regulation

Title - Labor Market Information Center

Links to BLS labor force data for all states

State Data and Rankings

Historical highs/lows

Current unemployment rates and ranking

Over-the-month change in unemployment rates (current rates compared to prior month rates)

Over-the-year change in unemployment rates (current rates compared to rates a year prior)

Metro Area Data and Rankings

Current unemployment rates and ranking

Over-the-year change in unemployment rates (current rates compared to rates a year prior)

Large Metro Area Data and Rankings (for areas with population of one million or more)

Current unemployment rates and ranking

Over-the-year change in unemployment rates (current rates compared to rates a year prior)


Marcia Hultman, Secretary
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2291
Tel. 605.773.3101
Fax. 605.773.6184