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 192,517 people and 47 constituent neighborhoods, Sioux Falls is the largest community in South Dakota. Much of the housing stock in Sioux Falls was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Sioux Falls economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Sioux Falls, where 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 noticeable about Sioux Falls, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Sioux Falls is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Sioux Falls a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.

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.