Sioux Falls, SD Cost of Living

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Sioux Falls cost of living score
Less expensive
9.3% lower
than the US average
1.6% higher
than the South Dakota average
Sioux Falls, South Dakota gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 90.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 9.3% lower than the U.S. average and 1.6% lower than the average for South Dakota.

Sioux Falls, SD

Housing costs in Sioux Falls?
A typical home costs $308,600, which is 8.7% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 15.1% more expensive than the average South Dakota home, at $268,000. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Sioux Falls costs $1,010 per month, which is 29.4% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 9.9% more than the state average of $910.

Can I afford Sioux Falls?
To live comfortably in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, a minimum annual income of $59,040 for a family, and $33,600 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Sioux Falls?
Sioux Falls, SD is a great place to live on a budget. The cost of living index here is almost 15% lower than the national average with low housing prices, affordable transportation options and below-average grocery and utilities costs.
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I've lived in Sioux Falls for 2 years. I've found it to be a good place to live. The city is not too big, and has an thriving economy. Traffic is not bad, but as the  More

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Sioux Falls isn’t as bad as people make it out to be. I’ve lived here for 2 years and my experience has been pleasant. Sioux Falls is a decent sized city, not too big or  More

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Over 3 years ago

Lived on both sides of the city (it's split up by east side and west side by the locals and they're kinda in competition with each other). I've been here for 3 years and  More

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