South Dakota & Counties
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Labor Force

  February
2014
February
2013
Areas Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
SOUTH DAKOTA 446,750 427,310 19,440 4.4 441,465 421,090 20,375 4.6
Aurora County 1,595 1,545 50 3.3 1,560 1,500 60 3.8
Beadle County 9,825 9,435 390 4.0 9,885 9,425 460 4.6
Bennett County 1,390 1,305 85 6.0 1,475 1,370 105 7.1
Bon Homme County 2,925 2,810 115 4.0 2,860 2,720 140 4.8
Brookings County 19,300 18,610 690 3.6 19,120 18,410 710 3.7
Brown County 21,525 20,735 790 3.7 20,990 20,165 825 3.9
Brule County 2,730 2,620 110 4.1 2,760 2,645 115 4.1
Buffalo County 545 485 60 11.2 550 465 85 15.1
Butte County 5,405 5,195 210 3.9 5,160 4,900 260 5.0
Campbell County 865 830 35 4.3 820 780 40 4.8
Charles Mix County 4,010 3,825 185 4.6 3,945 3,730 215 5.4
Clark County 2,000 1,885 115 5.7 1,865 1,745 120 6.4
Clay County 7,520 7,225 295 3.9 7,825 7,510 315 4.0
Codington County 16,175 15,475 700 4.3 16,095 15,290 805 5.0
Corson County 1,370 1,285 85 6.3 1,385 1,285 100 7.1
Custer County 4,075 3,835 240 5.9 4,070 3,795 275 6.7
Davison County 11,645 11,230 415 3.6 11,380 10,905 475 4.2
Day County 2,815 2,570 245 8.7 2,700 2,475 225 8.3
Deuel County 2,485 2,300 185 7.5 2,550 2,345 205 8.0
Dewey County 2,645 2,315 330 12.5 2,635 2,290 345 13.0
Douglas County 1,810 1,740 70 3.9 1,745 1,670 75 4.3
Edmunds County 1,960 1,895 65 3.2 1,965 1,885 80 4.0
Fall River County 3,545 3,360 185 5.2 3,595 3,380 215 6.0
Faulk County 1,210 1,165 45 3.8 1,120 1,080 40 3.8
Grant County 4,155 3,900 255 6.1 4,000 3,695 305 7.6
Gregory County 2,255 2,165 90 4.0 2,225 2,120 105 4.8
Haakon County 1,155 1,120 35 2.9 1,125 1,085 40 3.7
Hamlin County 2,930 2,780 150 5.1 2,940 2,790 150 5.1
Hand County 1,890 1,835 55 2.9 1,795 1,735 60 3.4
Hanson County 1,840 1,755 85 4.5 1,820 1,715 105 5.7
Harding County 840 820 20 2.5 810 790 20 2.7
Hughes County 10,055 9,700 355 3.5 9,995 9,615 380 3.8
Hutchinson County 3,775 3,635 140 3.7 3,680 3,525 155 4.2
Hyde County 710 690 20 3.1 720 690 30 3.9
Jackson County 1,075 985 90 8.4 1,075 975 100 9.5
Jerauld County 1,525 1,490 35 2.2 1,480 1,435 45 3.2
Jones County 640 615 25 3.9 600 575 25 4.3
Kingsbury County 3,075 2,950 125 4.1 3,125 3,000 125 4.0
Lake County 6,745 6,460 285 4.2 6,660 6,360 300 4.5
Lawrence County 12,780 12,235 545 4.2 12,685 12,065 620 4.9
Lincoln County 27,210 26,335 875 3.2 26,495 25,565 930 3.5
Lyman County 1,925 1,845 80 4.2 1,915 1,805 110 5.8
McCook County 2,740 2,630 110 4.0 2,735 2,610 125 4.6
McPherson County 1,135 1,075 60 5.3 1,085 1,040 45 4.3
Marshall County 2,260 2,095 165 7.3 2,135 1,975 160 7.5
Meade County 12,485 11,955 530 4.2 12,205 11,555 650 5.3
Mellette County 870 820 50 6.0 875 800 75 8.4
Miner County 1,145 1,090 55 5.0 1,130 1,075 55 5.0
Minnehaha County 100,220 96,185 4,035 4.0 99,130 94,575 4,555 4.6
Moody County 3,815 3,615 200 5.2 3,735 3,525 210 5.7
Pennington County 54,440 52,100 2,340 4.3 53,315 50,590 2,725 5.1
Perkins County 1,590 1,520 70 4.3 1,510 1,430 80 5.2
Potter County 1,205 1,155 50 4.1 1,185 1,130 55 4.7
Roberts County 4,805 4,460 345 7.1 4,700 4,330 370 7.9
Sanborn County 1,375 1,340 35 2.5 1,350 1,300 50 3.8
Shannon County 3,870 3,350 520 13.4 3,870 3,360 510 13.2
Spink County 3,355 3,175 180 5.4 3,285 3,120 165 5.0
Stanley County 1,950 1,885 65 3.4 1,965 1,905 60 3.0
Sully County 920 890 30 3.1 900 870 30 3.1
Todd County 3,380 3,080 300 8.8 3,325 3,020 305 9.2
Tripp County 2,860 2,740 120 4.2 2,795 2,655 140 5.0
Turner County 4,280 4,115 165 3.9 4,325 4,140 185 4.3
Union County 8,560 8,200 360 4.2 8,365 7,960 405 4.8
Walworth County 2,735 2,555 180 6.6 2,620 2,425 195 7.4
Yankton County 11,745 11,290 455 3.9 11,805 11,275 530 4.5
Ziebach County 1,025 975 50 5.0 1,030 980 50 4.8

The South Dakota labor force statistics are produced by the LMIC in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.