The unemployment rate in South Dakota is 3.3% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. South Dakota jobs have increased by 1.2%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, South Dakota's cost of living is 11.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, June and July are the most pleasant months in the state of South Dakota, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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In the last Presidential election, South Dakota remained overwhelmingly Republican, 61.8% to 35.6%. More Voting Stats
South Dakota's population is 892,717 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.0%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 17.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in South Dakota is Real Estate: $239,500
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.5%.
South Dakota public schools spend $10,183 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in South Dakota. More Education