Sioux Falls, South Dakota Job Growth
There were 154,400 jobs in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in August 2020 according to the CES survey of employers. The CPS survey of households showed 149,165 employed persons for the month. Sioux Falls added 800 jobs in August 2020 according to the CES survey while the broader CPS measure of employment rose by 9 (Comparing CES and CPS employment numbers.). You can also compare Sioux Falls 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.
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 peaked in February 2020 at 160,900. Since then 6,500 jobs have been lost in Sioux Falls according to the employer survey. From a trough of 145,800 in April 2020, Sioux Falls has gained 8,600 jobs according to CES employment figures.
CPS employment reached a maximum of 152,017 for Sioux Falls in July 2019. 2,852 jobs have been lost in Sioux Falls since then according to the household survey. From a April 2020 low of 139,646, Sioux Falls has added 9,519 jobs according to the CPS survey.
Employment: CES, CPS
Sioux Falls, South Dakota Employment History