City of Sioux Falls, SD
Sioux Falls is located in Minnehaha County in South Dakota. The median income is $51,882 and the median home value is $151,100. The unemployment rate is 4.56% compared to 7.9% for the U.S. as a whole. Workers commute an average of 16.2 minutes each day. The population is 86.7% White, 4.2% Black, 2.9% American Indian, 2.1% Asian, and 4.2% identify as some other race or ethnicity. For more on the schools, healthcare, and getting around in Sioux Falls, see each of the tabs below. For those people interested in the walkability of a community, Sioux Falls has a Walk Score® of 34.
Median Household Income$51,882
Median Home Price$151,100
Sioux Falls has taken The Heart of America as its motto, but The Art of America works, too. The city is awash in art galleries, live theater, museums and music of all kinds. The city, the University of South Dakota and non-profits such as the Sioux Arts Empire Council and the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society help create an atmosphere of both appreciation and innovation. The array of options belies any preconception that this part of the country cant compete for cool. The arts thrive in Sioux Falls.
With more than 500 restaurants, Sioux Falls has a dining establishment for roughly every 400 residents. Sure, that includes fast-food joints and national chains, but the city is taking a cue from peers across the country to highlight the homegrown stuff. The Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau makes it easy with a separate link to “Sioux Falls Originals.” Even then, the offerings are many and varied.
Grab your nine-iron: Sioux Falls has golf for days. Among 330 major U.S. metro areas, this modest city ranks among the top 20 cities in the nation for factors such as access, value, weather and quality.