South Dakota

South Dakota

State in United States


South Dakota has a land area of 75,789.6 square miles and a water area of 1,306.0 square miles. It is the 16th largest state by area. South Dakota is bordered by North Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Montana, Minnesota, and Wyoming.

Population and People

  • Total Population

    895,376
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Average Age

    37.6 Year
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Senior Population (65 years and older)

    157,883
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Veterans

    8.1%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Income and Poverty

  • Median Household Income

    $85,450
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Poverty

    19.4%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Employment and Labor Force

  • Total Eligible Employment Population

    695,981
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Unemployed

    1.9%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Housing

  • Housing Units

    356,887
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Gross Rent (in dollars)

    $830
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: Less Than 30% Household Income

    65.0%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Gross Rent vs Percentage of Household Income: 30% or More of Household Income

    35.0%
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Median Home Price (in dollars)

    $219,900
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Renter Rate

    109,257
    InformationData from Census Bureau
  • Homeownership Rate

    247,630
    InformationData from Census Bureau

Health

  • Disabled

    12.4%
    InformationData from Census Bureau

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is on its mission to provide decent and affordable housing to Americans with low-income. Within the United States there are 10 different geographical regions that HUD has been divided into. Depending on where your state is located you would be zoned to one of these Regional Offices. To find your Regional office: Affordable Housing411 Regional Office Page.

Within these Regional Offices zones there are 54 different Field Offices. Again, depending on your location you will be zoned to a particular Field Office. To Find Your Field Office visit: Affordable Housing411 Field Offices Page.

Lastly locally there are almost 4,000 Local Housing Authorities Offices. To find your local office visit: Affordable Housing411 Public Housing Authority Page

Each State or area can have different income limits and eligibility requirements. We recommend you contact your local housing authority for specific income guidelines.

The State of South Dakota is located in Denver Regional Office. Within South Dakota there are . Throughout South Dakota there are 35 Public Housing Authority Offices.

We at Affordable Housing 411, have gathered all the contact information for all of HUD’s Offices. We want to be an advocate for those in need of affordable housing.

CONTACT HUD: SOUTH DAKOTA

For general questions about HUD or its programs contact our office in Sioux Falls.

For questions about FHA loans or programs, contact our FHA Resource Center:

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Information Resource Center:

FIELD OFFICES HUD: SOUTH DAKOTA

REGIONAL OFFICE HUD: SOUTH DAKOTA

TANF OFFICE HUD: SOUTH DAKOTA

LIHEAP OFFICE HUD: SOUTH DAKOTA

LIHWAP OFFICE HUD: SOUTH DAKOTA

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RENTAL HELP: SOUTH DAKOTA

Subsidized Apartments
HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8)
To apply for either type of help, visit your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).

Some PHAs have long waiting lists, so you may want to apply at more than one PHA. Your PHA can also give you a list of locations at which your voucher can be used.

For questions about HUD rental programs, including Housing Choice (Section 8) Vouchers, contact our Public and Indian Housing (PIH) Information Resource Center:

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HOMEOWNERSHIP: SOUTH DAKOTA

Owning a home is a big part of the American Dream. Here are some resources that can help you buy, maintain and keep your home.

Getting Started

Buying a Home

Owning and Maintaining Your Home

Population by Age Range in South Dakota

Age and Sex

37.6 +/- 0.3

Median Age in South Dakota

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Age and Sex

37.6 +/- 0.3
Median Age in South Dakota
38.8 +/- 0.1
Median Age in United States

Population by Age Range in South Dakota

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Older Population by Age Range in South Dakota

Older Population

17.60 +/- 0.1

65 Years and Older in South Dakota

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Older Population

17.60 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in South Dakota
16.8 +/- 0.1
65 Years and Older in United States

Older Population by Age in South Dakota

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Veterans in South Dakota

Veterans

8.10 +/- 0.5

Veterans in South Dakota

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Veterans

8.10 +/- 0.5
Veterans in South Dakota
6.4 +/- 0.1
Veterans in United States

Veterans in South Dakota

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Median Household Income in South Dakota

Median Household Income

$66,143 +/- $2,258

Median Household Income in South Dakota

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Median Household Income

$66,143 +/- $2,258
Median Household Income in South Dakota
$69,717 +/- $134
Median Household Income in United States

Median Household Income in South Dakota

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Poverty in South Dakota

Poverty

12.30 +/- 0.8

Poverty in South Dakota

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Poverty

12.30 +/- 0.8
Poverty in South Dakota
12.8 +/- 0.1
Poverty in United States

Poverty in South Dakota

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Educational Attainment in South Dakota

Educational Attainment

31.70 +/- 1.1

Educational Attainment in South Dakota

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Educational Attainment

31.70 +/- 1.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in South Dakota
35.0 +/- 0.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher in United States

Educational Attainment in South Dakota

Chart Survey/Program: 2022 ACS 5-Year Estimates Data Profiles

Employment and Labor Force Status in South Dakota

Employment rate

64.20% +/- 0.8%

Employment rate in South Dakota

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Employment rate

64.20% +/- 0.8%
Employment rate in South Dakota
58.6% +/- 0.1%
Employment rate in United States

HUD MAILING LISTS: SOUTH DAKOTA

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CPD Formula Grantees (CDBG, HOME, ESG, HOPWA, NSP, HTF) Mailing list to communicate with Region VIII CPD formula grantee staff (CDBG, HOME, ESG, HOPWA, NSP, HTF) regarding programmatic updates, training, and other announcements.

CPD Homeless Assistance and Continuum of Care (CoC) Grantees Mailing list to communicate with Region VIII CPD Continuum of Care (CoC) homeless providers regarding programmatic updates, training, and other announcements.

News Releases Press partners: Stay informed about what HUD is doing in your state.

Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs News This list will be used to distribute Northern Plains Office of Native American Programs news, updates, funding notices, training notices, and program guidances.

Sioux Falls HUD Customers Receive HUD Field Office Newsletters, announcements and periodic updates.

South Dakota Multifamily Owners and Management Agents This mailing list will distribute guidance and information to owners and management agents in South Dakota.

For more information, search U.S. CENSUS BUREAU

Last Updated: August 23, 2023