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South Dakota’s Community Profile

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

Population2000201020222027
South Dakota Profiles754,844814,180903,936928,180

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Population by Age

Population201020222027
0-459,62158,83860,592
5-955,53158,90860,096
10-1453,96058,11960,676
15-1957,62856,42059,206
20-2457,59658,74557,885
25-2955,57059,54755,388
30-3449,85958,40758,772
35-3945,76657,98859,865
40-4447,34652,49857,917
45-4957,51948,62453,019
50-5459,39951,58547,803
55-5954,23158,88251,462
60-6443,57359,41955,569
65-6931,94452,43056,334
70-7425,68341,37148,510
75-7921,72429,60036,609
80-8418,00420,09324,633
85+19,22622,46223,844
18+611,383695,679712,516
Median Age373939

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Population by Race

South Dakota Profiles2022
Total903,936.000
White Alone80.330
Black Alone2.060
American Indian Alone8.760
Asian Alone1.570
Pacific Islander Alone0.060
Some Other Race1.760
Two or More Races5.460
Hispanic Origin4.400
Diversity Index39.800

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Growth Rate

South Dakota Profiles2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%1%
Households0%1%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%3%
Per Capita Income%3%

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020222027
Households290,245322,282357,841368,151
Housing Units323,208363,438402,577415,261
Owner Occupied Units245,870256,266
Renter Occupied Units111,971111,885
Vacant Units44,73647,110

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Home Value

South Dakota Profiles20222027
Median Home Value$215,558$232,265
Average Home Value$247,542$264,310
<$50,00023,43721,765
$50,000 - $99,99921,59019,296
$100,000 - $149,99923,22320,472
$150,000 - $199,99942,58341,338
$200,000 - $249,99938,85339,125
$250,000 - $299,99928,39132,440
$300,000 - $399,99936,14542,612
$400,000 - $499,99915,36819,344
$500,000 - $749,99911,74414,621
$1,000,000 +9711,082

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later16,954
2000-200955,234
1990-199950,640
1980-198937,980
1970-197964,536
1960-196932,818
1950-195934,472
1940-194916,455
1939 or Before68,978

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Income
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Income

South Dakota Profiles20222027
Median Household$64,224$74,859
Average Household$88,232$101,843
Per Capita$35,056$40,519

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Household Income Base

South Dakota Profiles2022
<$15,00028,568
$15,000 - $24,99930,443
$25,000 - $34,99931,601
$35,000 - $49,99942,066
$50,000 - $74,99969,995
$75,000 - $99,99948,185
$100,000 - $149,99962,971
$150,000 - $199,99925,142
$200,000+18,870

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+441,356
In-County Residents348,695
Out-of-County Residents80,553
Drive Alone352,936
Carpooled35,792
Public Transport2,046
Work at Home29,766
Less than 5 minutes33,878
5-9 minutes85,241
10-14 minutes82,080
15-19 minutes74,917
20-24 minutes51,695
25-29 minutes18,419
30-34 minutes27,752
35-39 minutes5,587
40-44 minutes6,236
45-59 minutes13,020
60-89 minutes7,388
90+ minutes5,377
Average Travel Time17

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees484,497
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt6,154
Mining532
Utilities2,746
Construction22,825
Manufacturing41,764
Wholesale Trade20,215
  
Retail Trade59,275
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers8,643
Furn & Home Furnish Str2,009
Electronics & Appl Store1,354
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip7,861
Food & Beverage Stores13,575
Health/Pers Care Stores4,495
Gasoline Stations3,816
Clothing/Accessory Store3,072
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music3,314
General Merchandise Str7,061
Misc Store Retailers3,525
Nonstore Retailers550
  
Transportation/Warehouse11,381
Information13,059
  
Finance & Insurance21,422
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn11,907
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv2,537
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other6,978
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing8,441
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv22,648
Legal Services3,244
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises1,205
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt8,977
Educational Services41,784
HealthCare/Social Assist75,412
Arts/Entertainment/Rec14,431
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs43,480
Accommodation10,263
Food Srv/Drinking Places33,217
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin26,773
Auto Repair/Maintenance5,276
Public Administration Emp38,336

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

Educational Attainment (25+)

South Dakota Profiles2022
Some High School28,308
Graduated High School157,189
Associates Degree79,874
Bachelor's Degree135,193
Graduate Degree58,009

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses43,623
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus1,325
Mining Bus52
Utilities Bus153
Construction Bus2,837
Manufacturing Bus1,333
Wholesale Trade Bus1,633
  
Retail Trade Bus5,676
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus832
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus242
Electronics & Appl Store Bus159
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus606
Food & Beverage Stores Bus833
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus468
Gasoline Stations Bus402
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus449
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus358
General Merchandise Str Bus284
Misc Store Retailers Bus689
Nonstore Retailers Bus354
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus1,359
Information Bus885
  
Finance & Insurance Bus2,439
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus848
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus590
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus1,001
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus1,769
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus2,793
Legal Services Bus744
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus132
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus1,129
Educational Services Bus1,126
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus3,502
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus1,220
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus2,931
Accommodation Bus908
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus2,023
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus5,320
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus951
Public Administration Bus3,121

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-14

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A Half-Century of Serving South Dakotans

For more than half a century, the three nonprofit organizations comprising GROW South Dakota have fulfilled a vision of “GROWing sustainable communities through housing, community and economic development.” In 1966 the Northeast South Dakota Community Action Program (NESDCAP) was established as a Community Action Agency in the War on Poverty and has served thousands in 17 counties with emergency services as well as various housing programs.

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GROW South Dakota

GROW South Dakota
104 Ash Street East | Sisseton, SD  57262
Phone (605) 698-7654 | Fax (605) 698-3038 info@growsd.org