Moving to South Dakota

Written by Alyssa Howard,

South Dakota is the location of one of America's most iconic landmarks, Mount Rushmore, which features mountain-sized portraits of four U.S. presidents. The great outdoors dominate the lives of many living in South Dakota. Plains, grasslands and forests provide students in South Dakata with an abundance of opportunities to hunt, fish, run and bike.

Get a moving quote for your long distance move to South Dakota.

South Dakota Compared to USA Averages
USA South Dakota
Population: 311,591,917 775,933
Home Ownership Rate: 66.6% 68.9%
High School Graduates: 85.0% 89.3%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 27.9% 25.3%
Persons Per Household: 2.59 2.43
Persons Per Square Mile: 87.4 10.7
Average Commute (min.): 25.2 16.5
Average Home Price: $188,400 $122,200
Median Household Income: $51,914 $46,369
Persons Below Poverty Level: 13.8% 2.4%
Features of Car Insurance Requirements*: 25/50/25

* Car Insurance Requirements: The first number is bodily injury liability limit per person, the second is bodily injury liability per accident, and the third is total coverage for property damage.


Key Facts About South Dakota
State Capital: Pierre
Top 5 Cities: Sioux Falls
Rapid City
Major Newspapers: Aberdeen News
Alcester-Hudson News
Argus Leader
Black Hills Pioneer
Black Hills Today
Major Sports Teams: None

Related Articles: