The employed population of Sioux Falls is 150,000 while the total population is 171,000.
The employed population of Sioux Falls is 150,000 while the total population is 171,000.
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Sep 26, 2016

Sioux Falls Boasts the Nation’s Lowest Unemployment Rate

While the national economy is currently 4.8 percent, Sioux Falls has the lowest unemployment rate of any city in the nation at 1.9 percent. As reported by CNN Money, part of the low unemployment rate is attributed to the location of Wall Street banks in the city, especially Wells Fargo and Citibank.

Healthcare is another contributor to the low unemployment rate in Sioux Falls. Employment in that sector has almost doubled since 2000. Mayor Mike Huether adds that there are currently 3,000 job vacancies in Sioux Falls. However, with so much of the city already employed, it is difficult to fill those jobs.

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