Rapid City, South Dakota Job Growth
There were 70,300 jobs in Rapid City, South Dakota in October 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,841 employed persons for the month. Rapid City added 100 jobs in October 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 95 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Rapid City job growth to job growth in other cities.
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Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.
Rapid City, South Dakota Employment Changes
The charts below show the monthly job growth for Rapid City as measured by the CES and CPS surveys. To illustrate the trend, the 3 month moving average change in employment is shown in green.
CES Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
CPS Employment Change: 1 Month, Rolling 3 Month
Total Employment for Rapid City, South Dakota
CES employment for Rapid City in October 2018 is at a new high of 70,300.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 73,168 for Rapid City in June 2018. 327 jobs have been lost in Rapid City since then according to the household survey. From a August 2018 low of 72,628, Rapid City has added 213 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rapid City, South Dakota Employment History