South Dakota Employment Data by County

County with the Most Businesses: Minnehaha County South Dakota, 7,070
County with the Most Employees: Minnehaha County South Dakota, 113,926
County with Highest Average Hourly Wage: Union County South Dakota, $1,083
County with Highest Unemployment Rate: Oglala Lakota County South Dakota, 8.2%



Aurora County South Dakota

Total Businesses800.3% of state total
Total Employment7170.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65077.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1215.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare20728.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction56.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores648.9% of county employees



Beadle County South Dakota

Total Businesses6132.0% of state total
Total Employment7,2032.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73287.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction7512.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,82325.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places223.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3575.0% of county employees



Bennett County South Dakota

Total Businesses690.2% of state total
Total Employment4980.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$48958.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1623.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade12825.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots68.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots173.4% of county employees



Bon Homme County South Dakota

Total Businesses1760.6% of state total
Total Employment1,1570.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64476.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2916.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade19917.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Insurance agencies and brokerages74.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers514.4% of county employees



Brookings County South Dakota

Total Businesses1,0093.2% of state total
Total Employment13,8963.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79794.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction13413.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing4,32631.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places505.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,0587.6% of county employees



Brown County South Dakota

Total Businesses1,3954.5% of state total
Total Employment17,7595.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78993.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade19013.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,29618.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places644.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,3237.4% of county employees



Brule County South Dakota

Total Businesses2370.8% of state total
Total Employment1,4800.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$57668.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3514.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services28619.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places104.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places15810.7% of county employees



Buffalo County South Dakota

Total Businesses150.0% of state total
Total Employment880.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55265.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Healthcare320.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare3438.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other nondepository credit intermediation213.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots00.0% of county employees



Butte County South Dakota

Total Businesses3631.2% of state total
Total Employment2,2140.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64476.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5314.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade49422.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places195.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places22810.3% of county employees



Campbell County South Dakota

Total Businesses590.2% of state total
Total Employment4010.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65477.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry813.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade11628.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places610.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming92.2% of county employees



Charles Mix County South Dakota

Total Businesses2900.9% of state total
Total Employment2,1350.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60471.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4214.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade41519.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places165.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1446.7% of county employees



Clark County South Dakota

Total Businesses1350.4% of state total
Total Employment7270.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66378.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2216.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade13718.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming75.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores658.9% of county employees



Clay County South Dakota

Total Businesses3461.1% of state total
Total Employment3,4231.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$55466.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade5415.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services87625.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places277.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places54816.0% of county employees



Codington County South Dakota

Total Businesses1,1623.7% of state total
Total Employment13,6043.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73988.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade18616.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing2,98822.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places544.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,1888.7% of county employees



Corson County South Dakota

Total Businesses410.1% of state total
Total Employment2200.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78193.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Wholesale trade614.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade9442.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots49.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming00.0% of county employees



Custer County South Dakota

Total Businesses3031.0% of state total
Total Employment1,7750.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$61373.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Accommodation and food services5718.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services52729.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places227.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places24313.7% of county employees



Davison County South Dakota

Total Businesses7712.5% of state total
Total Employment10,7933.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75389.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade12416.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,90917.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places466.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9849.1% of county employees



Day County South Dakota

Total Businesses1880.6% of state total
Total Employment1,4880.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62274.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3217.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade28018.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places115.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing17311.6% of county employees



Deuel County South Dakota

Total Businesses1530.5% of state total
Total Employment1,0940.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$83098.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3623.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing22020.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Commercial building construction127.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production484.4% of county employees



Dewey County South Dakota

Total Businesses1030.3% of state total
Total Employment6190.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62774.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1716.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade12820.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places54.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places609.7% of county employees



Douglas County South Dakota

Total Businesses1100.4% of state total
Total Employment8510.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$69582.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1614.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare20524.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction65.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Farm supplies merchant wholesalers485.6% of county employees



Edmunds County South Dakota

Total Businesses1460.5% of state total
Total Employment8430.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77692.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2718.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade18121.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming128.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores576.8% of county employees



Fall River County South Dakota

Total Businesses2590.8% of state total
Total Employment1,3650.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$57568.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Accommodation and food services4216.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services27520.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places166.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places17312.7% of county employees



Faulk County South Dakota

Total Businesses740.2% of state total
Total Employment4650.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63575.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Accommodation and food services1317.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade7015.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming56.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places357.5% of county employees



Grant County South Dakota

Total Businesses3271.0% of state total
Total Employment3,4321.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78693.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5316.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing71420.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places175.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1945.7% of county employees



Gregory County South Dakota

Total Businesses2070.7% of state total
Total Employment1,2180.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58669.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3315.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare30925.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places125.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Continuing care assisted living facilities433.5% of county employees



Haakon County South Dakota

Total Businesses920.3% of state total
Total Employment6680.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71384.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1213.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade11817.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores44.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores304.5% of county employees



Hamlin County South Dakota

Total Businesses1990.6% of state total
Total Employment1,4260.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74989.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction5628.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction27719.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction94.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production1248.7% of county employees



Hand County South Dakota

Total Businesses1410.5% of state total
Total Employment1,1630.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65978.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3222.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry15613.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming1712.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming847.2% of county employees



Hanson County South Dakota

Total Businesses820.3% of state total
Total Employment4070.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78693.6% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2024.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing11728.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction56.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking276.6% of county employees



Harding County South Dakota

Total Businesses480.2% of state total
Total Employment3220.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75690.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1020.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare9128.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots48.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Other specialized trucking long-distance247.5% of county employees



Hughes County South Dakota

Total Businesses7532.4% of state total
Total Employment6,8141.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$74188.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade9813.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade1,43621.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places324.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places6339.3% of county employees



Hutchinson County South Dakota

Total Businesses2320.7% of state total
Total Employment2,1420.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70083.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3414.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade35416.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places114.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing1657.7% of county employees



Hyde County South Dakota

Total Businesses540.2% of state total
Total Employment3570.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$78793.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1731.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade7320.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming814.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots318.7% of county employees



Jackson County South Dakota

Total Businesses630.2% of state total
Total Employment3810.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$40348.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate6.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Accommodation and food services1422.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade11730.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores812.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores9825.7% of county employees



Jerauld County South Dakota

Total Businesses940.3% of state total
Total Employment1,3700.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$71785.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry1414.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade1188.6% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming77.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming221.6% of county employees



Jones County South Dakota

Total Businesses530.2% of state total
Total Employment2960.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$53763.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Accommodation and food services1426.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade8127.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Hotels and motels except casino hotels59.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming00.0% of county employees



Kingsbury County South Dakota

Total Businesses1900.6% of state total
Total Employment1,3710.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70984.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2613.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing27620.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Insurance agencies and brokerages126.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Ornamental and architectural metal products775.6% of county employees



Lake County South Dakota

Total Businesses4251.4% of state total
Total Employment3,8541.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76691.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services6314.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing93424.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places214.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places3128.1% of county employees



Lawrence County South Dakota

Total Businesses1,1443.7% of state total
Total Employment9,9862.8% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64476.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction16114.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services2,90829.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places595.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places9009.0% of county employees



Lincoln County South Dakota

Total Businesses1,8826.0% of state total
Total Employment20,2355.7% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$953113.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction30216.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare3,33416.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Insurance agencies and brokerages844.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1,1665.8% of county employees



Lyman County South Dakota

Total Businesses940.3% of state total
Total Employment7320.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$49659.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1718.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade19626.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores77.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Hotels and motels except casino hotels19426.5% of county employees



Marshall County South Dakota

Total Businesses1620.5% of state total
Total Employment1,2540.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76791.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2113.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing28622.8% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming95.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production18614.8% of county employees



McCook County South Dakota

Total Businesses2010.6% of state total
Total Employment1,0060.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70083.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2612.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare25425.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places105.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places565.6% of county employees



McPherson County South Dakota

Total Businesses720.2% of state total
Total Employment4220.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$62574.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate4.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry912.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry5713.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming45.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Commercial banking235.5% of county employees



Meade County South Dakota

Total Businesses7592.4% of state total
Total Employment4,6281.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65778.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction13417.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction79917.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Residential building construction324.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places48310.4% of county employees



Mellette County South Dakota

Total Businesses280.1% of state total
Total Employment1030.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$40548.2% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry621.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry00.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots310.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots1110.7% of county employees



Miner County South Dakota

Total Businesses860.3% of state total
Total Employment5760.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64276.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1214.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare12621.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places55.8% of county businesses
Most Employees Grain and field bean merchant wholesalers427.3% of county employees



Minnehaha County South Dakota

Total Businesses7,07022.6% of state total
Total Employment113,92632.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$906107.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services88712.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare24,35721.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places3254.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places8,0447.1% of county employees



Moody County South Dakota

Total Businesses1770.6% of state total
Total Employment1,6940.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$76591.1% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.1%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2614.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry42525.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming105.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Dairy cattle and milk production744.4% of county employees



Oglala Lakota County South Dakota

Total Businesses860.3% of state total
Total Employment6540.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$48758.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate8.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1820.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Accommodation and food services10015.3% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores89.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Management consulting services111.7% of county employees



Pennington County South Dakota

Total Businesses4,31913.8% of state total
Total Employment49,00113.9% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$77692.4% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.4%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade56713.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare9,99820.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places2215.1% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places5,21510.6% of county employees



Perkins County South Dakota

Total Businesses1290.4% of state total
Total Employment1,0210.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$60471.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1914.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare24624.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots64.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores353.4% of county employees



Potter County South Dakota

Total Businesses1100.4% of state total
Total Employment6720.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$68681.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade1917.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade12218.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming87.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Hotels and motels except casino hotels456.7% of county employees



Roberts County South Dakota

Total Businesses2360.8% of state total
Total Employment2,0240.6% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$58870.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.0%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction3715.7% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing41920.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places145.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1316.5% of county employees



Sanborn County South Dakota

Total Businesses610.2% of state total
Total Employment3740.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$66278.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction1118.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry4111.0% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Electrical and wiring contractors46.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Electrical and wiring contractors123.2% of county employees



Spink County South Dakota

Total Businesses2290.7% of state total
Total Employment1,3970.4% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$73887.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.8%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry3515.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade23316.7% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming229.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1007.2% of county employees



Stanley County South Dakota

Total Businesses1250.4% of state total
Total Employment1,0830.3% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$64777.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction2721.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Construction34631.9% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places86.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places17416.1% of county employees



Sully County South Dakota

Total Businesses800.3% of state total
Total Employment4590.1% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$75489.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Agriculture and forestry2632.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Agriculture and forestry14832.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming1721.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Beef cattle ranching farming and feedlots183.9% of county employees



Todd County South Dakota

Total Businesses730.2% of state total
Total Employment5970.2% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$63675.7% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.2%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade2027.4% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade25242.2% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Gasoline stations with convenience stores79.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Gasoline stations with convenience stores10818.1% of county employees



Tripp County South Dakota

Total Businesses2340.7% of state total
Total Employment1,7430.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65878.3% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.5%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade3816.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Healthcare43825.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places104.3% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places1126.4% of county employees



Turner County South Dakota

Total Businesses2660.9% of state total
Total Employment1,6780.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$70183.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Construction4416.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade21913.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Insurance agencies and brokerages134.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Supermarkets and other grocery stores885.2% of county employees



Union County South Dakota

Total Businesses6752.2% of state total
Total Employment8,8182.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$1,083128.9% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.3%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Professional services8813.0% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing1,79520.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Wholesale trade agents and brokers263.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Management of companies and enterprises7268.2% of county employees



Walworth County South Dakota

Total Businesses2220.7% of state total
Total Employment1,7690.5% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$65578.0% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate5.9%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade4118.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Retail trade35620.1% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places167.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Nursing care facilities skilled nursing1498.4% of county employees



Yankton County South Dakota

Total Businesses7812.5% of state total
Total Employment10,7053.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$79494.5% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate2.7%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Retail trade11114.2% of county businesses
Most Employees Manufacturing3,15729.5% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Restaurants and other eating places384.9% of county businesses
Most Employees Restaurants and other eating places7747.2% of county employees



Ziebach County South Dakota

Total Businesses220.1% of state total
Total Employment1250.0% of state total
Average Weekly Wage$59570.8% of state avg wage
County Unemployment Rate3.6%

Top Sector
Most Businesses Wholesale trade313.6% of county businesses
Most Employees Wholesale trade1310.4% of county employees

Top Industry
Most Businesses Other grain farming14.5% of county businesses
Most Employees Other grain farming00.0% of county employees






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This page was created and is maintained by Kurt Tietjen, Founder of Stavera, High Peak Media & HomeGearWorks.com. Kurt is an executive, data scientist and software engineer who holds an MBA in Management Information Systems. In 2010, he partnered with scientists at Northwestern University to launch The Street Wire. This was one of the first mainstream uses of what would become “Narrative Science”, an artificial intelligence platform specializing in natural language generation. You can contact Kurt on LinkedIn here.