Sioux Falls, South Dakota - Facts & Figures
Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota, initially born of a railroad boom that allowed the town to better transport granite that was quarried in the area. Forbes magazine often chooses Sioux Falls as a top city for business. In fact, for 3 years in a row the magazine has chosen the city as the #1 small city for business and careers. These rankings are based on Sioux Falls' employment rate, job and income growth, cost of doing business, labor pool, crime rate, housing costs and net migration. The economy in Sioux Falls economy is based on finance, health care, retailing, agriculture, tourism, and distribution and trade. In addition, Sioux Falls is the home of one of the largest stockyards in the world, and therefore has a thriving meat packing industry.
- Population: 154,443
- Industries: Health care; Retail; Tourism; Trade and Distribution; Agriculture; Finance; Livestock; and Manufacturing
- Area Codes: 605
- ZIP Codes: 57101, 57103, 57104, 57105, 57106, 57107, 57108, 57109, 57110, 57117, 57118, 57188, 57189, 57192, 57193, 57194, 57195, 57196, 57197, 57198
- Surrounding Cities: Omaha, NE; Harrisburg, SD; Tea, SD; Brandon, SD; Crooks, SD; Hartford, SD; Valley Springs, SD; Worthing, SD; Lennox, SD