Rapid City, South Dakota Job Growth
There were 71,400 jobs in Rapid City, South Dakota in July 2022 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 76,448 employed persons for the month. Rapid City lost 100 jobs in July 2022 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment fell by 52 (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 peaked in March 2022 at 71,800. Since then 400 jobs have been lost in Rapid City according to the employer survey.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 76,500 for Rapid City in June 2022. 52 jobs have been lost in Rapid City since then according to the household survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rapid City, South Dakota Employment History