The City of Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota with a population of 188,711 as of July 1, 2021. Sioux Falls ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Dakota. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Sioux Falls is located at latitude 43.55 and longitude -96.7003 in Minnehaha County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sioux Falls encompass a land area of 73.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Minnehaha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,473 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Sioux Falls are located in Minnehaha County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Lincoln County.
The City of Sioux Falls has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||188,711 (100%)|
|Population in Households||182,653 (96.8%)|
|Population in Families||138,743 (73.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||6,058 ( 3.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$60,881|
|Average Household Income||$83,420|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,760|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||81,561 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||47,122 (57.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||28,920 (35.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||5,520 ( 6.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$226,410|
|Average Home Value||$271,230|
|Housing Affordability Index3||137|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.78%|
|Per Capita Income||2.24%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.21%|
The table below compares Sioux Falls to the other 393 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 1||100th|
|Population Density||# 4||99th|
|Median Household Income||# 191||52nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 164||42nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 136||66th|
|Diversity Index||# 46||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.