Community Profiles

The South Dakota of today is characterized by...

  • Strong work ethic and high productivity workforce
  • #1 business tax climate in America
  • Accessibility to leaders to get the job done

Workforce

  • Prepared: We annually have a steady supply of young workers eager for the opportunity to make a living in South Dakota.We’re committed to equipping our youth with the skills they need for their future.
  • Productive: #3 Most Productive Workforce

Business climate
#1 State Business Tax Climate (Tax Foundation)
#1 Environment for Entrepreneurs (Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council)
#1 Small City for Business: Sioux Falls; #11: Rapid City (Forbes)
#8 Corporate Business Environment (Pollina Corporate Real Estate)
#8 BHI Competitiveness Index (Beacon Hill Institute for Public Policy Research)

Population
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Population

Population2000201020182023
South Dakota Profiles754,844814,180889,876937,436

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Population by Age

Population201020182023
0-459,62160,02662,791
5-955,53159,53761,908
10-1453,96058,10862,763
15-1957,62857,63662,352
20-2457,59661,13859,813
25-2955,57058,79856,841
30-3449,85956,61860,268
35-3945,76654,67558,197
40-4447,34648,59756,554
45-4957,51950,62650,302
50-5459,39955,21952,064
55-5954,23161,05955,252
60-6443,57356,92359,789
65-6931,94448,70055,361
70-7425,68335,75745,628
75-7921,72425,67532,736
80-8418,00418,18921,620
85+19,22622,59523,197
18+611,383679,585714,232
Median Age373839

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Population by Race

South Dakota Profiles2018
Total889,876.000
White Alone83.390
Black Alone2.200
American Indian Alone8.680
Asian Alone1.650
Pacific Islander Alone0.060
Some Other Race1.340
Two or More Races2.680
Hispanic Origin4.050
Diversity Index35.100

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Growth Rate

South Dakota Profiles2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population1%1%
Households1%1%
Families1%1%
Median Household Income%2%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020182023
Households290,245322,282352,820372,010
Housing Units323,208363,438396,694418,001
Owner Occupied Units237,471250,417
Renter Occupied Units115,349121,593
Vacant Units43,87445,991

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Home Value

South Dakota Profiles20182023
Median Home Value$164,655$189,600
Average Home Value$202,354$235,317
<$50,00028,22722,966
$50,000 - $99,99934,81629,309
$100,000 - $149,99942,14835,530
$150,000 - $199,99946,16047,205
$200,000 - $249,99928,03733,741
$250,000 - $299,99917,70222,368
$300,000 - $399,99920,42628,502
$400,000 - $499,9998,62313,259
$500,000 - $749,9997,49911,944
$1,000,000 +1,4591,825

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later11,598
2000-200958,184
1990-199948,480
1980-198938,021
1970-197963,161
1960-196932,512
1950-195934,065
1940-194918,739
1939 or Before68,895

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

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Income
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Income

South Dakota Profiles20182023
Median Household$54,091$59,888
Average Household$71,498$80,826
Per Capita$28,844$32,546

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Household Income Base

South Dakota Profiles2018
<$15,00039,386
$15,000 - $24,99933,093
$25,000 - $34,99936,290
$35,000 - $49,99951,440
$50,000 - $74,99970,161
$75,000 - $99,99951,158
$100,000 - $149,99944,453
$150,000 - $199,99913,327
$200,000+13,508

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+429,062
In-County Residents340,358
Out-of-County Residents75,533
Drive Alone341,415
Carpooled39,142
Public Transport2,173
Work at Home23,690
Less than 5 minutes34,429
5-9 minutes85,524
10-14 minutes82,219
15-19 minutes73,994
20-24 minutes50,385
25-29 minutes17,111
30-34 minutes27,530
35-39 minutes4,408
40-44 minutes5,874
45-59 minutes10,949
60-89 minutes7,915
90+ minutes5,034
Average Travel Time17

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees510,246
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt6,167
Mining629
Utilities3,335
Construction21,630
Manufacturing68,962
Wholesale Trade20,407
  
Retail Trade62,166
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers8,262
Furn & Home Furnish Str1,973
Electronics & Appl Store1,358
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip8,509
Food & Beverage Stores13,193
Health/Pers Care Stores3,836
Gasoline Stations4,606
Clothing/Accessory Store3,043
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music3,252
General Merchandise Str8,768
Misc Store Retailers4,245
Nonstore Retailers1,121
  
Transportation/Warehouse12,320
Information12,553
  
Finance & Insurance23,983
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn14,293
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv2,596
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other7,094
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing7,623
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv20,449
Legal Services2,534
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises1,110
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt7,784
Educational Services41,078
HealthCare/Social Assist72,187
Arts/Entertainment/Rec13,184
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs43,163
Accommodation10,742
Food Srv/Drinking Places32,421
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin26,645
Auto Repair/Maintenance5,377
Public Administration Emp44,106

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

Educational Attainment (25+)

South Dakota Profiles2018
Some High School34,156
Graduated High School141,332
Associates Degree69,403
Bachelor's Degree116,638
Graduate Degree58,671

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses40,360
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus1,448
Mining Bus55
Utilities Bus192
Construction Bus2,653
Manufacturing Bus1,271
Wholesale Trade Bus1,642
  
Retail Trade Bus5,430
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus848
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus226
Electronics & Appl Store Bus166
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus654
Food & Beverage Stores Bus737
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus447
Gasoline Stations Bus498
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus435
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus348
General Merchandise Str Bus253
Misc Store Retailers Bus724
Nonstore Retailers Bus94
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus1,446
Information Bus906
  
Finance & Insurance Bus2,343
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus782
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus484
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus1,077
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus1,498
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus2,369
Legal Services Bus526
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus57
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus1,073
Educational Services Bus1,144
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus3,164
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus1,099
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus2,803
Accommodation Bus892
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus1,911
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus5,199
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus909
Public Administration Bus3,369

Source: ESRI, 2018-08-01

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