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COVID-19 hasn't significantly hurt construction jobs in South Dakota


Todd Epp - KELO Radio - April 21, 2020

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - A new report from the national Associated General Contractors group show job losses in many states due to the coronavirus--but not South Dakota so far.

Between February and March, South Dakota gained 100 construction jobs to 24,500, and an increase of 0.4 percent.

Year over year, South Dakota's construction workforce increased 1,500 people or seven percent.

Statistics for regional states:

SOUTH DAKOTA

Feb.-Mar. 2020: +100 jobs, +0.4%, Rank: 16th

12 months: +1,500 jobs, +7%, Rank: 7th

NORTH DAKOTA

Feb.-Mar. 2020: +100 jobs, +0.3%, Rank: 17th(t)

12 months: 2,000 jobs, +7%, Rank: 3rd

MINNESOTA:

Feb.-Mar. 2020: +100 jobs, +0.1%, Rank: 23rd

12 months: +1,100 jobs, +1%, Rank: 32nd

IOWA:

Feb.-Mar. 2020: +200 jobs, +0.3%, Rank: 17th(t)

12 months: +1,400 jobs, +2%, Rank: 25th

NEBRASKA:

Feb.-Mar. 2020: -100 jobs, -0.2%, Rank: 32nd

12 months: +3,700 jobs, 7%, Rank: 3rd

MONTANA:

Feb.-Mar. 2020: -100 jobs, -0.3%, Rank: 34th

12 months: +2,300 jobs, +8%, Rank: 2nd

WYOMING:

Feb.-Mar. 2020: +300 jobs, +1%, Rank: 3rd

12 months: -100 jobs, -0.4%, Rank: 44th



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