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Sioux Falls
  • City in South Dakota

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade C+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B minus
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Sioux Falls is a city in South Dakota with a population of 177,117. Sioux Falls is in Minnehaha County and is one of the best places to live in South Dakota. Living in Sioux Falls offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Sioux Falls there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Sioux Falls and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Sioux Falls are highly rated.

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About Sioux Falls...
Population
177,117

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$189,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$827
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Sioux Falls Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    381.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    62.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    36.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    374.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,316.5
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    354.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    11%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    8%
    national  12%

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