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News & Press Releases

29 Mar

Vermillion VTC at Full Occupancy

26 Jun

Boston-based, Senscio Systems Announces Expansion to Vermilion

05 May

Commerce Street Addition

15 Apr

Community of the Year

11 Apr

Vermillion Technology Center

11 Jul

CNBC Names South Dakota Top State For Business

09 Jul

Vermillion Featured in Bakken Publication

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Labor Force

Vermillion is located in the center of the region between several metropolitan areas and numerous labor pools.  This access to labor has been the key to success for multiple area businesses.


Vermillion Area Population (including adjacent counties within commuting distance):  291,606
  • Total Labor Force: 163,020
  • Available Labor Supply (number of persons who would potentially apply for work if a job becomes available):  21,810
  • Active Job Seekers (registered with the Department of Labor):  16,747 


  • Education Levels of Those People 25 Years and Older
    • Graduate or Professional Degree 6.2% 
    • Bachelor Degree 14.0%
    • Associate Degree  6.7%
    • Some College No Degree 21.6%
    • High School Graduates 34.7%
    • Less than High School Diploma 16.9% 


  • Commute Time
    • Less than 10 minutes 28.7%
    • 10-19 Minutes 38.9%
    • 20-29 Minutes 16.6%
    • 30-44 Minutes 9.6%
    • 45+ Minutes 6.2%

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*Data includes the following Areas: Clay County, Lincoln County, Turner County, Union County, Yankton County *Also included are the following Out of State Areas: Plymouth County IA, Sioux County IA, Woodbury County IA, Cedar County NE, Dakota County NE, Dixon County NE