Number of Private Employment in South Dakota By County for All Industries in January, 2020 (QCEW)
Updated on October 9, 2022.

In January 2020, the following were the rankings of the top 10 South Dakota counties based on the number of Private employment they had for All Industries:

  1. Minnehaha: 115,758
  2. Pennington: 47,866
  3. Lincoln: 21,743
  4. Brown: 17,056
  5. Codington: 13,779
  6. Brookings: 13,638
  7. Yankton: 10,787
  8. Davison: 10,576
  9. Lawrence: 10,202
  10. Union: 8,841

The following were the rankings of the top 10 South Dakota counties based on the number of Private jobs added to All Industries in January 2020:

  1. Clark: 101
  2. Aurora: 9
  3. Sanborn: 6
  4. McCook: 4
  5. McPherson: 4
  6. Oglala Lakota: 1
  7. Buffalo: 0
  8. Haakon: -2
  9. Mellette: -2
  10. Ziebach: -6

In the two interactive visualizations and table below we show the number of Private employment, and the number of jobs added to All Industries for each South Dakota county in the January 2020. We also have similar information for the following sectors: Total Covered, Federal Government, State Government, and Local Government.

You can see this same information for other states, and for the United States by state as well.

See links at the bottom of this page for similar data for other months. You can also see the monthly links for many other years, as well as similar data for many more industries here.

Number of Private Employment in South Dakota By County for All Industries in January, 2020
Number of Private Jobs Added By South Dakota Counties for All Industries in January, 2020
Number of Private Employment in South Dakota By County for All Industries in January, 2020
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County Number of Employment Jobs Added
Aurora 712 9
Beadle 7074 -143
Bennett 449 -20
Bon Homme 1092 -95
Brookings 13638 -685
Brown 17056 -401
Brule 1411 -52
Buffalo 81 0
Butte 2083 -68
Campbell 365 -11
Charles Mix 1949 -42
Clark 889 101
Clay 3526 -169
Codington 13779 -291
Corson 208 -13
Custer 1380 -113
Davison 10576 -137
Day 1375 -47
Deuel 1009 -26
Dewey 688 -27
Douglas 821 -12
Edmunds 773 -28
Fall River 1307 -52
Faulk 415 -42
Grant 3370 -67
Gregory 1163 -86
Haakon 652 -2
Hamlin 1515 -141
Hand 1077 -88
Hanson 411 -8
Harding 344 -21
Hughes 6388 -298
Hutchinson 2264 -13
Hyde 356 -12
Jackson 281 -54
Jerauld 1314 -52
Jones 223 -29
Kingsbury 1346 -30
Lake 3828 -119
Lawrence 10202 -296
Lincoln 21743 -585
Lyman 634 -87
McCook 980 4
McPherson 407 4
Marshall 1213 -16
Meade 4692 -104
Mellette 94 -2
Miner 540 -28
Minnehaha 115758 -1798
Moody 1498 -419
Oglala Lakota 690 1
Pennington 47866 -781
Perkins 805 -58
Potter 576 -8
Roberts 1807 -88
Sanborn 405 6
Spink 1317 -113
Stanley 989 -19
Sully 529 -97
Todd 585 -9
Tripp 1738 -103
Turner 1649 -32
Union 8841 -200
Walworth 1545 -129
Yankton 10787 -65
Ziebach 114 -6

Number of Private Employment by each South Dakota county for All Industries for other Months and Years.

Use the links below to see the number of Private employment for All Industries for other months and years. You can also see the monthly links for many years at this link.
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South Dakota Number of Private Employment By County for Other Industries in January 2020

Use the links below to the number of Private employment for each South Dakota county in January 2020 for the following selected industries. You can also see this information for many more industries at this link.