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Ever wonder where area workers are coming from? Check out the census data!

  • July 22, 2022

Job-to-Job Flows from Metro Areas to Sioux Falls, SD (Q2 2021)

We know South Dakota is one of the best places to live, but other people are coming to see what all of the buzz is about!

In new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau, Job to Job flows shows the number of employment hires in the Sioux Falls metro area — focusing on worker reallocation. This data represents Q2 2021.

Below are the top metro and non-metro areas, outside of South Dakota, where new employees came from.

Metro area Number of employment hires
Non-metro MN 204
Non-metro IA 167
Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 137
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 136
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 50
Ohoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ 47
Non-metro NE 44
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO 42
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 39
Fargo, ND-MN 35
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 28
Non-metro, ND 24
Lincoln, NE 23
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 21
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 20
Non-metro WY 20