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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…
The Black Hills Knowledge Network and South Dakota Dashboard announced that Dr. Jared McEntaffer has joined the organization as project director and regional economist. In this new position, McEntaffer will play a vital role in the state and the region by providing economic insight to public policymakers, businesses, and other…
From 2008 to 2015, the percentage of American Indian adults without health insurance increased significantly, according to a recent report by Georgetown University. During the same time, the number of American Indian children without health insurance declined. The report focused on states with American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) populations…
In the first quarter of 2017, personal income grew by 0.6 percent in South Dakota, according to a recent release from the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This was one of the slowest quarterly growth rates in the country. In fact, South Dakota ranked 44th in the nation. A major contributing…
Individuals earning a minimum wage in South Dakota must work 51 hours per week in order to afford a one-bedroom apartment in South Dakota, according to a recent report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition. In order to afford a two-bedroom rental home, South Dakotans would need to make…
Real personal income in Sioux Falls grew faster than in all but three other metropolitan areas in the country in 2015, according to data released this week by the US Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Adjusted for inflation, income received from all sources—including wages, rents and property incomes, and personal…
Below you will find graphs highlighting the amount of total assets of the community foundations in South Dakota as well as the amounts given by the foundations in 2014. For more information on philanthropic giving in South Dakota, please visit the Foundation Center's website.    var divElement = document.getElementById('viz1498058007320'); var…
The South Dakota economy grew by 1.1 percent ranking the state 38th in the nation for real gross domestic product (GDP) growth, according to a recent release by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Current dollar GDP was nearly $48.9 billion, accounting for 0.3 percent of total U.S. GDP. The finance…
The economy grew faster in South Dakota than in the United States as a whole, according to a recent release from the US Bureau of Economic Analysis. Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 1.7 percent in the Rushmore State compared to 1.5 percent across the nation. This significant growth placed South Dakota 18th…
In 2016, South Dakota the total number of nonfarm jobs increased by 1.0 percent, according to a release from the South Dakota Department of Labor and Revenue. An additional 4,400 nonfarm jobs were added in 2016 for a total of 432,700 jobs. The fastest growing sectors included mining, logging and…
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