The Falls of Sioux Falls
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Sioux Falls Region

You don’t have to go far to find a staggering number of advantages to locating your business in the Greater Sioux Falls Region. The more you look around, the more you see that this area has it all.


The Sioux Falls metro region is known for its family life, healthcare and its civic pride. The area encompasses four counties and dozens of communities providing the perfect place to call home. That’s why named Sioux Falls one of the top 100 cities to live in America, and Fortune one the 50 best places for families, The Forage named it one of the best small cities for remote work, and Forbes calls it one of the top 25 cities to retire.

Large Labor Force

The metro area continues to be an attractive location for new and expanding businesses as our population grows. Individuals are drawn to the opportunities available, quality of life, amenities and affordability.

Accolades about our labor force:

  • Minnehaha County ranks in the top 25% of large counties, and Lincoln County in the top 4% of small counties for talent attraction. | Lightcast
  • 5th best place for new college grads to start their career | Stacker


Sioux Falls’ labor force is both growing and educated. Over a third of the population holds a four-year degree and 93.6% of adults have at least a high school diploma.

Low Cost of Living

Sioux Falls’ cost of living is 6% lower than the national average thanks to affordable housing and utility costs. Factor in South Dakota’s favorable tax climate with no personal income tax or personal property tax and it is even more affordable!


Located at the intersection of two major interstates, Sioux Falls is a regional hub uniquely positioned within 42 million people with a 500 miles radius.

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