Employers / Occupations

Brown County’s 10 Largest Establishments


  • 3M Company
  • Avera St. Luke’s
  • Bethesda Home
  • Hub City, Inc.
  • Kessler’s Inc.
  • Midstates, Inc. Print & Media Solutions
  • Molded Fiber Glass South Dakota
  • Sanford Health
  • WalMart Super Center
  • Wells Fargo Bank
  • Wyndham Hotel Group, LLC
Employment Statistics for
Potential Employees (16 years an older)
Aberdeen, SD
South Dakota
United States
Employment Potential 19,559 615,828 237,450,726
Civilian Total 13,231 407,164 143,186,664
Employed Civilian Males 33.94% 34.53% 32021%
Employed Civilian Females 33.70% 31.59% 28.09%
Armed Forces Male 0.04% 0.44% 0.44%
Armed Forces Femal 0.00% 0.09% 0.08%
Unemployed Males 2.44% 3.07% 3.63%
Unemployed Females 1.90% 1.88% 2.51%
Not in the Labor Force Male 11.08% 12.27% 13.51%
Not in the Labor Force Female 16.89% 16.14% 19.53%

2010 Employment by Industry for
Civilian Population (Age 16 and older)
Aberdeen, SD
South Dakota
United States
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining 1.95% 6.08% 1.49%
Construction 6.07% 6.45% 6.97%
Manufacturing 9.59% 9.54% 11.93%
Wholesale Trade 2.54% 2.88% 3.05%
Retail Trade 12.23% 10.34% 10.02%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 3.42% 5.08% 5.58%
Information 1.98% 2.07% 2.94%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 5.34% 7.98% 6.91%
Professional Scientific, Management, Administrative, etc. 8.59% 5.69% 10.43%
Educational, Health, and Social Services 25.54% 24.84% 22.14%
Arts, Entertainment, Accommodation, and Food Services 11.12% 8.83% 8.46%
Other Services 5.71% 5.45% 5.15%
Public Administration 5.93% 4.77% 4.92%