Best Places to Live

Sioux Falls, SD

Population: 164,341
LIV
SCORE
619
Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau

The largest city in South Dakota, Sioux Falls is the fastest growing metro area in the Midwest, with businesses and residents eager to move in. Key economic sectors include agribusiness, education, finance, healthcare and telecommunications, and businesses here enjoy South Dakota’s lack of a state corporate income tax.

Big Sioux River is a focal point within the city and provides several outdoor recreation opportunities. Entertainment options for residents include sporting events, live music, art shows, festivals and more than 650 restaurants. A dynamic downtown is highlighted by action along Phillips Avenue and five historic districts, and housing options are abundant and affordable.

The city's health care score was boosted by two top healthcare systems, and residents' quality-of-life is improved by easy access to the city's 70 parks and greenways.

Find out more about why Sioux Falls is a Best Place to Live.

Sioux Falls, SD Ranking Data

Civic
39
Demographics
47
Economy
73
Education
69
Health
69
Housing
72
Infrastructure
47