Mitchell at a glance, December 2009

Figures are from the most recent month of available statistics.

  Current Same month last year % change
Unemployment  4.5%  2.9%  55%
Building permits  12  16  -25%
Municipal tax due  $860,323.82  $909,490.53  -5%
Gasoline price  $2.702  $1.77  53%
Corn price  $3.41  $3.49  -2%
Cattle price*  $88.10  $77.90  13%

*Statewide, all beef, over 500 pounds, per hundredweight.

Sources: S.D. Department of Labor, City of Mitchell, S.D. Department of Revenue and Regulation, The Daily Republic, S.D. Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Office

To view data from past months, click here.

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