Codington County, SD monthly unemployment update

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January 27, 2023
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Codington County, SD monthly unemployment update

Stacker compiled statistics about the unemployment rate in Codington County using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. County and metro unemployment rates are as of November 2022.

Codington County had a 1.9% unemployment rate in November 2022, marking a 0.1% decrease from a month ago. South Dakota reported a 2.4% unemployment rate in November, which is the fourth lowest in the country. The national unemployment rate last month dropped to 3.5% but is still 0.4% lower than last year.

The unemployment rate in the Watertown, SD metropolitan area was 1.9%. Watertown has the 28th lowest unemployment out of 887 metro and micro areas surveyed in the country.

Unemployment rates in neighboring counties
#1. Deuel County, SD: 2.8%
#2. Day County, SD: 2.3%
#3. Grant County, SD: 2.2%
#4. Codington County, SD: 1.9%
#5. Hamlin County, SD: 1.7%

Counties with the highest unemployment rate in South Dakota
#1. Buffalo County: 6.0%
#2. Oglala Lakota County: 5.9%
#3. Dewey County: 5.8%
#4. Ziebach County: 3.9%
#5. Jackson County: 3.6%

Counties with the lowest unemployment rate in South Dakota
#1. Jerauld County: 1.4%
#2. Hughes County: 1.5%
#2. Lincoln County: 1.5%
#4. Brule County: 1.6%
#4. Hand County: 1.6%

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