The ‘Other’ Dakota Leads the Nation in Economic Growth

Sully County, S.D., is frequently America's top-producing sunflower county. South Dakota grew its economy with the industry that’s long been the staple of the upper Midwest: farming. PHOTO: LANCE NIXON/CAPITAL JOURNAL VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS The economy in South Dakota grew at a 9.2% seasonally adjusted annualized rate in the third quarter, far and away the most robust gain in the country, according to data released by the Commerce Department on Wednesday. That’s outsized growth compared with the country’s 1.9% advance in gross domestic product that quarter. North Dakota, which for several years rode the oil boom to lead the nation in economic growth, went bust. Its economy contracted at a 3.4

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • LinkedIn Social Icon

FOLLOW

Twitter

 

LinkedIn

 

Facebook

© 2016 BY ADVANTAGE SOUTH DAKOTA

CONTACT