Sioux Falls Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Sioux Falls Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
183,793

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.5%
5 - 17:
17.5%
18 - 24:
9.5%
25 - 34:
16.5%
35 - 54:
24.7%
55 - 64:
11.6%
Over 65 Years:
12.7%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
4.4%
4.4%
High School Graduates
92.3%
92.3%
College Graduated
35.2%
35.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Sioux Falls
$33,065
$33,065
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Sioux Falls
$59,912
$59,912
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.4%

Employment Industries in Sioux Falls

 
Healthcare
19.0%
19.0%
Retail
11.9%
11.9%
Manufacturing
11.0%
11.0%
Finance
9.7%
9.7%
Construction
6.8%
6.8%
Accommodation
6.6%
6.6%
Education
6.6%
6.6%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
4.8%
4.8%
Other
4.3%
4.3%
Administration
3.5%
3.5%
Wholesale
3.3%
3.3%
Transportation
3.0%
3.0%
Public Service
2.4%
2.4%
Arts
2.4%
2.4%
Information Technology
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
80.9%
80.9%
Black Or African American
6.2%
6.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
2.0%
2.0%
Asian
2.5%
2.5%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
2.9%
2.9%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
5.5%
5.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
35.1%
35.1%
Norwegian
15.7%
15.7%
Irish
11.2%
11.2%
Dutch
5.6%
5.6%
English
5.3%
5.3%
Swedish
3.4%
3.4%
French
2.2%
2.2%
Danish
1.9%
1.9%
Polish
1.7%
1.7%
Italian
1.5%
1.5%
Czech
1.4%
1.4%
Scandinavian
1.3%
1.3%
African
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
European
1.1%
1.1%
Ethiopian
1.0%
1.0%
Russian
0.8%
0.8%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
Swiss
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
89.6%
89.6%
Spanish
3.8%
3.8%
African languages
1.6%
1.6%
Native American languages
1.0%
1.0%
Slavic languages
0.6%
0.6%
Serbo-Croatian
0.5%
0.5%
Arabic
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
German/Yiddish
0.3%
0.3%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.3%
0.3%
Vietnamese
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Russian
0.1%
0.1%
Scandinavian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
Tagalog
0.1%
0.1%
Mon-Khmer (Cambodian)
0.1%
0.1%
Korean
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Sioux Falls Residents:
8.5%