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Area Demographics

Population growth:
The highest population age range is 1-65. We are growing and keeping our people.

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Education:
72% of our people are high school graduates and 12.2% have bachelor’s degrees and higher.

Industries:

Our major non-agricultural industries are services, retail trades and government.

Wages:

Our average annual wage for services and retail trades is from $15,600-19,300 a  year for full-time employees. For government, the wages range from $19,000-35,000.

Unemployment rate:
Our unemployment rate runs from 2.2% to 5.2%.

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Labor profile:
While the labor profile shows available work force of 2540 …. Please check “One Stop Career Center” formerly known as Job Services. 605.995-8060.
Labor force information 2012 Brule/Lyman Labor Force Summary

Labor Force: 4,730
Employed: 4515
Unemployed: 215
Source: South Dakota Department of Labor

Population

Year Chamberlain Brule
County
Oacoma Lyman
County
State
1980 2,258 5,245 289 3,864 690,768
1990 2,347 5,485 367 3,638 696,004
2000 2,338 5,364 390 3,895 754,844
2008 2,258* 5,205 416* 3,811 804,194
* 2007 Estimates
Source: http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.html

Selected years: 2008
Selected months: AVG
Selected areas: Brule County, Lyman County
Selected fields: All
Sorted by: years, area, months

Years Months Area Labor
Force
Employ-
ment
Unemploy-
ment
Rate
2008 AVG Brule County 2,785 2,710 75 2.7%
2008 AVG Lyman County 1,970 1,875 95 4.8%

Number of job applicants registered with SD career centers Chamberlain

Occupation Area Total Percentage of Total
Arts Design Entertainment Sports and Media Occupations 2 1.0%
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 10 5.1%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 3 1.5%
Community and Social Services Occupations 8 4.1%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 2 1.0%
Construction and Extraction Occupations 22 11.2%
Education Training and Library Occupations 2 1.0%
Farming Fishing and Forestry Occupations 8 4.1%
Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations 10 5.1%
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations 6 3.1%
Healthcare Support Occupations 4 2.0%
Installation Maintenance and Repair Occupations 12 6.1%
Legal Occupations 2 1.0%
Management Occupations 9 4.6%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 26 13.3%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 6 3.1%
Production Occupations 18 9.2%
Protective Service Occupations 11 5.6%
Sales and Related Occupations 16 8.2%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 1 9.7%
Total Job Applicants 196 100.0%

 

 

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