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Jan
13

Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2020

Prices in the Midwest Region, as measured by the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), crept up 0.1 percent in December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Jan
06

County Employment and Wages in South Dakota — Second Quarter 2020

South Dakota’s only large county, Minnehaha, reported an employment decrease of 5.0 percent from June 2019 to June 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Dec
17

Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2020

Private industry employer costs for employee compensation among the four regions of the country ranged from $31.59 per hour in the South to $40.82 in the West during September 2020.

South Dakota Economy at a Glance:

South Dakota
Data Series Back
Data
June
2020
July
2020
Aug
2020
Sept
2020
Oct
2020
Nov
2020

Labor Force Data

Civilian Labor Force(1)

469.0 466.2 460.5 464.4 462.8 (p)462.3

Employment(1)

435.1 436.3 438.3 445.4 445.8 (p)446.3

Unemployment(1)

33.9 30.0 22.2 19.0 17.0 (p)16.0

Unemployment Rate(2)

7.2 6.4 4.8 4.1 3.7 (p)3.5

Nonfarm Wage and Salary Employment

Total Nonfarm(3)

416.6 419.2 423.2 429.6 428.3 (p)428.7

12-month % change

-5.3 -4.9 -3.9 -2.6 -3.2 (p)-3.1

Mining, Logging, and Construction(3)

27.7 27.4 27.6 27.7 27.5 (p)26.5

12-month % change

13.5 10.5 10.8 10.8 10.4 (p)6.9

Manufacturing(3)

42.6 42.2 41.8 41.9 42.5 (p)42.8

12-month % change

-5.3 -6.2 -6.9 -6.5 -3.6 (p)-2.7

Trade, Transportation, and Utilities(3)

81.9 82.1 82.4 83.3 83.7 (p)84.6

12-month % change

-4.8 -4.6 -4.1 -2.6 -2.8 (p)-2.0

Information(3)

5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.1 (p)5.1

12-month % change

-5.5 -3.7 -3.7 -5.5 -5.6 (p)-5.6

Financial Activities(3)

29.0 29.0 29.1 29.2 29.5 (p)29.4

12-month % change

0.3 0.3 0.3 1.0 1.4 (p)0.3

Professional & Business Services(3)

33.3 33.3 33.3 33.7 33.9 (p)33.9

12-month % change

0.6 0.3 0.3 1.2 0.3 (p)1.2

Education & Health Services(3)

69.8 70.4 71.1 71.8 71.1 (p)71.5

12-month % change

-4.6 -3.7 -3.4 -2.6 -4.0 (p)-3.6

Leisure & Hospitality(3)

38.8 41.8 40.4 42.2 41.2 (p)40.7

12-month % change

-17.8 -12.4 -14.0 -10.8 -13.4 (p)-14.7

Other Services(3)

14.9 14.6 15.1 15.9 16.0 (p)16.0

12-month % change

-11.3 -13.1 -10.7 -5.9 -7.0 (p)-7.0

Government(3)

73.4 73.2 77.2 78.7 77.8 (p)78.2

12-month % change

-7.9 -8.5 -3.1 -1.9 -3.0 (p)-2.4

Footnotes
(1) Number of persons, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(2) In percent, seasonally adjusted.
(3) Number of jobs, in thousands, seasonally adjusted.
(p) Preliminary

Title BLS Subject Product Type Date Published
Sioux Falls Area Economic Summary
Benefits, Consumer price indexes, Consumer spending, Employment, Industry price indexes, Pay, Unemployment
Economic Summary Jan 2021
Midwest Economy - Labor Force Statistics Employment, Unemployment Table Jan 2021
Consumer Price Index Overview Table – Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Jan 2021
Midwest Economy - Employment Cost Index Benefits, Pay Table Jan 2021
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2021
County Employment and Wages in South Dakota — Second Quarter 2020 Employment, Pay News Release Jan 2021
Consumer Price Index Historical Table for the Midwest Consumer price indexes Table Sep 2020
Midwest Consumer Price Index Card - PDF Consumer price indexes CPI Summary Jan 2021
Alternative Measures of Labor Underutilization, South Dakota — 2019 Unemployment News Release Mar 2020
Consumer Price Index, Midwest Region – December 2020 Consumer price indexes News Release Jan 2021
Fatal Work Injuries in South Dakota — 2018 Workplace fatalities News Release Feb 2020
West North Central Division and State Unemployment – 2012 Unemployment News Release May 2013
Midwest Economy – Union Membership Employment Table Feb 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages in Sioux Falls — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020
Midwest Economy - Safety and Health Statistics Workplace injuries and illnesses Table Mar 2020
Union Membership Historical Table for South Dakota Employment Table Feb 2020
Business Employment Dynamics Regional Historical Table Employment Table Nov 2020
Employer Costs for Employee Compensation for the Regions – September 2020 Benefits, Pay News Release Dec 2020
Business Employment Dynamics in South Dakota — Fourth Quarter 2019 Employment News Release Aug 2020
Women’s Earnings In South Dakota — 2018 Pay News Release Jan 2020
Occupational Employment and Wages for Selected Computer Occupations in Selected Metropolitan Areas in the Midwest — May 2017 Employment, Pay News Release Sep 2018
Occupational Employment and Wages in Rapid City — May 2019 Employment, Pay News Release May 2020