Regional Profile

Why the Sioux Falls Region

There are many compelling reasons to choose the Greater Sioux Falls Region for your corporation. As a transportation hub in the Midwest, we offer a crucial highway junction of east-west, north-south, allowing you fast access from Boston to Seattle and Dallas to Winnipeg. The Class I rail system with transmodal facility availability gives you the ability to move cargo efficiently. And the Sioux Falls Regional Airport, the largest airport in South Dakota, is located minutes from downtown and features an air cargo port of entry, with full support services, for your importing/exporting needs. In the surrounding area, ten additional airports and several truck carriers are ready to provide you with any transportation services you need.


A ready labor force is available consisting of 146,000 strong and is showing steady growth over the last decade of 18.9%. Educated laborers are plentiful with the region enjoying graduation rates above the national average, for example, 91.7% of adults 25 years and older have a high school degree. In addition, 41.2% of the population is between the ages of 15-44, giving businesses both entry level employee options as well as skilled laborer potential. A strong educational system consisting of 27 high schools and 16 colleges, universities and technical colleges in the area contribute to the educated labor pool ready to work at entry-level wages.


Our support systems, decades of corporate knowledge and incentives are all at your disposal to ensure your business has a fast start-up and moves quickly towards profits. Call us today at 1-800-658-3373 to find out more about the ways in which we´re perfect for you.

Transportation: The Sioux Falls Advantage

Our effective and efficient transportation system includes two Interstate highways, Class I rail, convenient air service, and the only Port of Entry and Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) in the state. An excellent county highway system and short line rail provide a second tier of connectivity throughout the region. This makes Sioux Falls a transportation hub that connects people with goods from coast to coast and beyond.

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