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Sioux Falls, South Dakota Job Growth

There were 161,600 jobs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in February 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 152,199 employed persons for the month. Sioux Falls added 400 jobs in February 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 1,182 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sioux Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey February 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 161,600 +400 +4,200
CPS 152,199 +1,182 +5,460

Note: The CPS survey data is now seasonally adjusted at the metropolitan level by with the new BLS SSA series.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment Changes

The charts below show the monthly job growth for Sioux Falls 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 Sioux Falls, South Dakota

CES employment for Sioux Falls in February 2019 is at a new high of 161,600.

CPS employment in February 2019 for Sioux Falls is at a new high of 152,199.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through February 2019

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
February 2019 161,600 400 152,199 1,182
January 2019 161,200 600 151,017 2,677
December 2018 160,600 1,000 148,340 180
November 2018 159,600 1,100 148,160 315
October 2018 158,500 -100 147,845 -54
September 2018 158,600 100 147,899 -835
August 2018 158,500 200 148,734 740
July 2018 158,300 500 147,994 613
June 2018 157,800 400 147,381 -173
May 2018 157,400 500 147,554 482
April 2018 156,900 -400 147,072 185
March 2018 157,300 -100 146,887 148