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South Dakota has the largest employment gap between American Indians and Whites in the nation, according to recent estimates from the U.S. Census. In 2016, the employment rate of  White adults in South Dakota was 35.2 percentage points higher than for American Indian adults. South Dakota ranked 49th in the…
Personal income in South Dakota rose 0.1% between the second and third quarters of 2017, compared to a 0.7% increase for the nation, according to data released today by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). After ranking 44th in the nation in the second quarter of the year, the Rushmore…
The number of South Dakota households burdened by housing costs (defined as spending more than 30% of annual income on housing) has risen in recent years. Although South Dakota has had a lower proportion of housing cost burdened households than the nation since 1999, the state’s college towns and cities…
Divergent trends in median household income and poverty rates occurred in two of South Dakota’s metropolitan areas, according to federal data. While poverty rates declined and median household incomes increased in the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), the opposite was true in the Rapid City MSA. Rapid City Metropolitan…
Gross domestic product (GDP) fell by 0.3 percent in South Dakota during the second quarter of 2017, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. South Dakota was one of two states to experience a decline in GDP during this time period, largely due to a slump in the Agriculture industry.…
Native American Heritage Month was first established in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush. Since then, the month-long celebration has been reauthorized annually by each American president. November offers everyone an opportunity to learn more about Native American histories and cultures. This November, take a few moments to learn more about…
Personal income grew by just 0.4 percent in South Dakota during the second quarter of 2017, according to a recent release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. South Dakota lagged behind the national average of 0.7 percent, placing the Rushmore State at No. 44 in the nation. As in the…
Both Rapid City and Sioux Falls made modest gains in economic growth in 2016, according to recently released figures from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Rapid City’s economy grew by 1.2 percent, while the Sioux Falls economy grew by 2.2 percent gain. The average growth in real Gross Domestic Product…
The South Dakota Dashboard Now offers interactive charts that feature both registered voter turnout as well as estimates of voting-age population turnout. The registered voter turnout data hub features data gathered from the South Dakota Secretary of State’s office going back to the year 2000. The interactive charts feature breakdowns…
The Bush Foundation, in partnership with the South Dakota Dashboard, is studying the outcomes and impact of three community information and data projects across South Dakota, North Dakota and Minnesota. Your input is needed as we investigate who our users are and how they use our website. The purposes of…
Agriculture is one of the largest and most important industries in South Dakota, contributing $25.6 billion toward the economy and employing 115,000 people, according to Ag Week. Recognizing the importance of agriculture in South Dakota, Governor Daugaard has held an annual agriculture summit each year of his administration. During the…
Real gross domestic product (GDP) in South Dakota declined by 3.8 percent in the first quarter of 2017, according to recently released data by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. With this drop, the Rushmore State finished 49th in the nation for GDP growth, lagging all other states except Nebraska. Texas…
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