Rapid City, South Dakota Job Growth
There were 69,800 jobs in Rapid City, South Dakota in February 2018 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 72,188 employed persons for the month. Rapid City lost 100 jobs in February 2018 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 203 (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 January 2018 at 69,900. Since then 100 jobs have been lost in Rapid City according to the employer survey.
CPS employment in February 2018 for Rapid City is at a new high of 72,188.
Employment: CES, CPS
Rapid City, South Dakota Employment History