Sioux Falls, SD
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Sioux Falls profile

Living in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls is a relatively large city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 196,528 people and 47 constituent neighborhoods, Sioux Falls is the largest community in South Dakota. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Sioux Falls, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Sioux Falls, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Sioux Falls’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Sioux Falls does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $87,465.00.

Sioux Falls real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Sioux Falls house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Sioux Falls is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Sioux Falls is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sioux Falls who work in healthcare (14.76%), management occupations (13.32%), and sales jobs (12.66%).

Also of interest is that Sioux Falls has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One thing that you will notice about Sioux Falls is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Sioux Falls a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

The citizens of Sioux Falls are among the most well-educated in the nation: 44.37% of adults in Sioux Falls have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sioux Falls in 2018 was $43,616, which is wealthy relative to South Dakota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $174,464 for a family of four. However, Sioux Falls contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Sioux Falls home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sioux Falls residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Sioux Falls include German, Norwegian, Irish, English, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Sioux Falls is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.