Sioux Falls, SD

SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA: Demographic and Financial Snapshot

(Last updated on 1.27.21)

 

AGE IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Age RangePopulationPercent
20 to 24 years12,4767.0%
25 to 29 years14,7468.3%
30 to 34 years14,5328.2%
35 to 39 years13,2427.5%
40 to 44 years10,3455.8%
45 to 49 years9,9935.6%
50 to 54 years10,1285.7%
55 to 59 years11,0846.3%
60 to 64 years9,5265.4%
65 to 69 years7,9374.5%
70 to 74 years5,4763.1%
75 to 79 years3,4501.9%
80 to 84 years2,5311.4%
85+ years3,0281.7%

The median age in Sioux Falls is 34.4 years

Source: US Census Data; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Age

 

ETHNICITY IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

EthnicityPopulationPercent
White156,86685.3%
Black or African American12,3526.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,5221.4%
Asian3,9902.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander0.0%
Other1,1160.6%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Race

 

EDUCATION IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Education LevelPopulationPercent
Less than 9th grade4,0493.5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma5,1074.5%
High school graduate (includes GED)29,33225.7%
Some college, no degree23,75320.8%
Associate’s degree12,88711.3%
Bachelor’s degree26,62523.3%
Graduate or professional degree12,40110.9%
High school graduate or higher104,99892.0%
Bachelor’s degree or higher39,02634.2%
Less than Bachelor’s degree75,12865.8%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Education (population 25+ years)

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Annual Household IncomePercent
Less than $10,0005.3%
$10,000 to $14,9994.5%
$15,000 to $24,9998.4%
$25,000 to $34,99910.7%
$35,000 to $49,99913.9%
$50,000 to $74,99918.6%
$75,000 to $99,99914.3%
$100,000 to $149,99914.6%
$150,000 to $199,9995.1%
$200,000 or more4.6%

Median household income: $59,017

Mean household income: $77,185

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Household Income

 

HOUSEHOLD INCOME BY EDUCATION IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Education LevelAverage Income
Less than high school graduate$28,884
High school graduate (includes GED)$30,465
Some college or Associate’s degree$36,731
Bachelor’s degree$46,089
Graduate or professional degree$58,457

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Median earnings in past 12 months by education (population 25+ years with earnings)

 

MARITAL STATUS IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

 PopulationPercent
Population 15+ years 140,621 NA
Never married48,36434.4%
Now married (except separated)67,84948.2%
Separated2,0021.4%
Widowed6,5324.6%
Divorced15,87411.3%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Marital Status for population 15 years and over

 

POVERTY STATUS IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

 PopulationPercent
Living beneath poverty line19,03511.3%

Source: US Census; https://data.census.gov/cedsci
Survey/Program
: American Community Survey (2018 estimates)
Data Point
: Poverty Rate

 

HOUSING IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Owner-occupied housing units42,876
Renter-occupied housing units27,383
Single-family detached units42,183
Homeownership rate61.0%
Vacancy rate6.1%
Have Broadband Internet Subscription82.7%
Average housing value$209,037
Average monthly owner cost (with mortgage)$1,036
Average rent$767

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Housing Characteristics

 

SOCIOECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Average income$77,185
Average household size2.40
Percent population 16 years and over in labor force74.4%
Percent disabled10.3%
Percent with health coverage92.6%
Average travel time to work (in minutes)16.7
Percent workers using public transportation0.9%
Percent veterans7.1%
Percent foreign born8.1%
Percent speaking Spanish at home1.3%

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Socioeconomic Characteristics

 

CONSUMER SPENDING IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

Total consumer expenditures per household$67,195.35
Alcoholic beverages$522.28
Alcoholic beverages consumed at home$310.14
Beer consumed away from home$91.45
Wine consumed away from home$45.34
Apparel & services$1,958.33
Men’s apparel$377.00
Women’s apparel$647.60
Children’s apparel$308.54
Boys’ apparel$104.82
Girls’ apparel$115.38
Footwear$442.41
Dining out (food away from home)$3,365.59
Dining out – Breakfast$340.69
Dining out – Lunch$1,050.26
Dining out – Dinner$1,560.08
Education$1,383.23
Entertainment / recreation$2,906.37
Club membership fees$209.56
Dating services$0.70
Pet food$227.67
Pet services$59.90
Food consumed at home$4,681.91
Bakery products consumed at home$615.37
Dairy products consumed at home$479.95
Fruits and vegetables consumed at home$917.26
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs consumed at home$1,031.88
Nonalcoholic beverages consumed at home$456.12
Snacks / other food products consumed at home$1,637.45
Health care$5,259.80
Medical services$990.98
Nonprescription drugs$129.10
Household Services$1,842.16
Care for the elderly and handicapped$61.36
Lawn and garden services$392.71
Housekeeping services$157.89
PC repair$6.12
Housing$21,036.10
Home improvements$2,304.74
Utilities, fuel, and public services$4,360.82
Phone services$1,593.56
Water$656.11
Life and other insurance$390.68
Pensions and social security$7,279.02
Personal care products and services$819.12
Hair care products$98.53
Personal care products$354.12
Local transportation$7,742.34
Gasoline$2,014.69
Vehicle maintenance and repair$1,069.82
Travel$1,983.08
Airline fares$485.32
Auto / truck rental on trips$23.87
Lodging on trips$536.76
Food and drink on trips$480.78
Entertainment on trips$169.83

Source: US Census; https://cbb.census.gov/rae/#
Survey/Program
: 2009-2013 and the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
Data Point
: Consumer Spending (Consumer expenditures per household)

 

DEBT IN MINNEHAHA COUNTY (home to SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA)

% with any debt in collections18%
Average debt in collections$2,141
% with medical debt in collections3%
Average medical debt in collections$450
% with student loan debt23%
Average student loan debt$20,340
Average monthly student loan payment$181
% with auto debt35%

Source: Urban Institute; https://apps.urban.org/features/debt-interactive-map/
Survey/Program
: Data from credit bureau data (2018) + the US Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (2017)
Data Point
: Consumer Debt

 

UNEMPLOYMENT IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA

YearPopulationPercent
January 20193,3653.2%
February 20193,4073.2%
March 20193,3853.2%
April 20193,0372.9%
May 20192,8452.7%
June 20192,8972.7%
July 20192,6372.4%
August 20192,9912.8%
September 20192,8182.7%
October 20192,8212.6%
November 20193,0542.8%
December 20193,3423.1%
January 20203,7183.5%
February 20203,5473.3%
March 20203,3033.1%
April 202012,65311.6%
May 202011,30910.4%
June 20208,1197.3%
July 20206,6466.0%
August 20204,8734.6%
September 20203,8913.7%
October 20203,4093.2%

Source: US Bureau of Labor Statistics; https://www.bls.gov/lau/data.htm
Survey/Program
: Local Area Employment Statistics
Data Point
: Unemployment totals (not seasonally adjusted)

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