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Sioux Falls, South Dakota Job Growth

There were 162,100 jobs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in April 2019 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 151,310 employed persons for the month. Sioux Falls added 500 jobs in April 2019 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 665 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sioux Falls job growth to job growth in other cities.

Employment Survey April 2019 Month/Month Year/Year
CES 162,100 +500 +5,200
CPS 151,310 +665 +3,576

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 April 2019 is at a new high of 162,100.

CPS employment in April 2019 for Sioux Falls is at a new high of 151,310.

Employment: CES, CPS

CES and CPS employment chart through April 2019

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment History

Date CES
Employment
CES
Month/Month
CPS
Employment
CPS
Month/Month
April 2019 162,100 500 151,310 665
March 2019 161,600 200 150,645 535
February 2019 161,400 200 150,110 597
January 2019 161,200 600 149,513 501
December 2018 160,600 1,000 149,012 -9
November 2018 159,600 1,100 149,021 12
October 2018 158,500 -100 149,009 104
September 2018 158,600 100 148,905 138
August 2018 158,500 200 148,767 166
July 2018 158,300 500 148,601 229
June 2018 157,800 400 148,372 284
May 2018 157,400 500 148,088 354