South Dakota Unemployment Rate Report

South Dakota Unemployment by County

South Dakota Current Unemployment 3.4%

South Dakota Historical Unemployment Trends


Since 2005 the unemployment rate in South Dakota has ranged from 2.0% in October 2000 to 11.0% in April 2020. The current unemployment rate for South Dakota is 3.4% for February 2021. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

SD Unemployment Rate by Month

2012 SD Unemployment Rate
Month/Year SD % National %
1/2021 3.3% 6.3%
2/2021 3.4% 6.2%