South Dakota Areas
Not Seasonally Adjusted
Labor Force

February
2014*
February
2013
Areas Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate Labor Force Employment Unemployment Rate
Rapid City MSA 66,930 64,060 2,870 4.3 66,460 63,270 3,190 4.8
Sioux Falls MSA 134,450 129,265 5,185 3.9 132,865 127,380 5,485 4.1
Aberdeen MiSA 23,485 22,635 850 3.6 23,220 22,365 855 3.7
Brookings MiSA 19,300 18,610 690 3.6 18,970 18,295 675 3.6
Huron MiSA 9,825 9,435 390 4.0 9,760 9,325 435 4.4
Mitchell MiSA 13,485 12,985 500 3.7 13,285 12,740 545 4.1
Pierre MiSA 12,005 11,585 420 3.5 12,010 11,595 415 3.5
Spearfish MiSA 12,780 12,235 545 4.2 12,480 11,900 580 4.7
Vermillion MiSA 7,520 7,225 295 3.9 7,530 7,230 300 4.0
Watertown MiSA 19,105 18,255 850 4.5 18,985 18,090 895 4.7
Yankton MiSA 11,745 11,290 455 3.9 11,695 11,200 495 4.2
Dewey-Ziebach LMA 3,670 3,290 380 10.4 3,690 3,325 365 9.9

The South Dakota labor force statistics are produced by the LMIC in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Statewide and substate labor force data for 2009- 2013 has been revised.