Table 2. Employment of Construction and Extraction and Protective Service Occupations in Low Unemployment Areas and the United States, May 2008

Area Employment of construction and extraction occupations Percent of total area employment Employment of protective service occupations Percent of total area employment
Billings, MT 5,330 6.4 1,140 1.4
Great Falls, MT 2,010 5.6 720 2.0
Bismarck, ND 3,360 5.6 1,080 1.8
Fargo, ND-MN 6,610 5.5 1,380 1.2
Lincoln, NE 7,450 4.5 2,700 1.6
Rapid City, SD 4,520 7.5 1,090 1.8
Sioux Falls, SD 6,960 5.2 1,800 1.3
Logan, UT-ID 2,850 5.8 470 1.0
United States 6,548,760 4.8 3,128,960 2.3

 

Last Modified Date: October 22, 2009