Best Cities In South Dakota

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live across the United States of America. By assigning a Livability Score out of 100 for each city, AreaVibes ranks more than 20,000 cities across the United States of America. The Livability Score is created from a unique algorithm based on various important metrics for each city, including: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. The higher the score, the better the city (in our opinion). Use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Brookings, SDPopulation: 22,06582A+A+A+ACC+F
2Dakota Dunes, SDPopulation: 2,70482FA+A+A+AB+D
3Harrisburg, SDPopulation: 4,15281CA+A+A+BBF
4Lake Madison, SDPopulation: 52981B+AA+ABBF
5Johnson Siding, SDPopulation: 64580FAA+AAB+D
6Brandon, SDPopulation: 8,84880CA+A+ABBF
7Shindler, SDPopulation: 61880FAA+A+AAF
8Beresford, SDPopulation: 2,03480CA+A+AC+CD
9Hartford, SDPopulation: 2,58679CA+A+ABC+F
10Pine Lakes Addition, SDPopulation: 41279DAA+BAB+F
11Summerset, SDPopulation: 2,10479FA+A+ABBD
12Fort Pierre, SDPopulation: 2,17279C+A+A+B+BCF
13Crooks, SDPopulation: 1,28178FA+A+AB+BF
14Aberdeen, SDPopulation: 26,16078A+A+AB+CC+F
15Hill City, SDPopulation: 88878B+A+A+BC+BF
16Sioux Falls, SDPopulation: 154,52678A+A+CB+C+C+F
17Blackhawk, SDPopulation: 2,61078FA+A+ABC+D
18Colonial Pine Hills, SDPopulation: 2,63378FAA+A+AB+D
19Lennox, SDPopulation: 2,14978D+A+A+AC+CF
20Rapid Valley, SDPopulation: 8,28078D+A+A+B+BC+D
21Groton, SDPopulation: 1,55578CA+A+ABCF
22North Sioux City, SDPopulation: 2,50577DA+A+B+BCD
23Spearfish, SDPopulation: 10,47077AA+BACBF
24Dell Rapids, SDPopulation: 3,63277CA+A+AC+C+F
25Watertown, SDPopulation: 21,52477A+A+BB+CC+F
26Yankton, SDPopulation: 14,43077AA+C+BC+CD
27Elk Point, SDPopulation: 2,05977FA+A+B+BCD
28Custer, SDPopulation: 2,34677CA+A+AD+CF
29Sturgis, SDPopulation: 6,60277BA+A+BCCF
30Platte, SDPopulation: 1,31376CA+A+BCDD
31Pierre, SDPopulation: 13,68776B+A+CABC+F
32Baltic, SDPopulation: 1,07876DA+A+ABC+F
33Tea, SDPopulation: 3,87476DA+AABBF
34Vermillion, SDPopulation: 10,66276BA+B+AD+CD
35North Spearfish, SDPopulation: 1,87376DA+A+ACBF
36Wall, SDPopulation: 90676BA+B+AC+DD
37Pickstown, SDPopulation: 16476FA+AA+BCD
38Madison, SDPopulation: 6,57576C+A+A+B+CD+F
39Miller, SDPopulation: 1,48276C+A+A+B+CFF
40Bath Corner, SDPopulation: 9275FAA+A+BC+F
41Winner, SDPopulation: 2,89075CA+A+BCFD
42Mitchell, SDPopulation: 15,26675B+A+C+B+CCF
43Rapid City, SDPopulation: 68,06075A+A+FB+CC+D
44Garretson, SDPopulation: 1,44575DA+A+AC+C+F
45Parker, SDPopulation: 1,05875FA+A+B+C+D+F
46Warner, SDPopulation: 40175FA+A+AB+C+F
47Hot Springs, SDPopulation: 3,65575B+A+A+BDDF
48Mobridge, SDPopulation: 3,36575B+A+A+BCDF
49Anderson, SDPopulation: 23575FC+A+A+ABF
50Salem, SDPopulation: 1,43775DA+A+ACDF
51Onida, SDPopulation: 82575D+A+AABDF
52Jefferson, SDPopulation: 62475FA+AB+BCD
53Humboldt, SDPopulation: 48675DA+A+B+BCF
54Canton, SDPopulation: 3,12975D+A+B+B+CCF
55Milbank, SDPopulation: 3,33275CA+A+C+CD+F
56Renner Corner, SDPopulation: 21174FA+A+BC+BF
57Philip, SDPopulation: 77174D+A+AACDD
58Redfield, SDPopulation: 2,28774BA+A+B+D+FF
59Britton, SDPopulation: 1,44474DA+A+B+C+D+F
60Whitewood, SDPopulation: 1,01274FA+A+B+CCF
61Okaton, SDPopulation: 3774FC+C+A+A+CD
62Lead, SDPopulation: 3,10774FA+A+B+CD+F
63Presho, SDPopulation: 41774D+A+B+AC+DF
64Clear Lake, SDPopulation: 1,40274DA+A+BC+DF
65De Smet, SDPopulation: 1,19974DA+A+B+C+FF
66Parkston, SDPopulation: 1,44673CA+A+C+D+DF
67Lake Poinsett, SDPopulation: 41873FAA+A+BBF
68Worthing, SDPopulation: 77173FA+ABBCF
69Brant Lake, SDPopulation: 22373FAA+ABBF
70Deadwood, SDPopulation: 1,12473DA+A+BCCF
71Volin, SDPopulation: 21773FA+AABDD
72Aurora, SDPopulation: 69673FA+AAC+CF
73Volga, SDPopulation: 2,01373FA+A+BC+C+F
74Belle Fourche, SDPopulation: 5,63373C+A+BBCCF
75Blucksberg Mountain, SDPopulation: 45673FAA+C+BBF
76Huron, SDPopulation: 12,56373AA+CBCDF
77Wagner, SDPopulation: 1,64173C+A+A+C+D+FD
78Freeman, SDPopulation: 1,26872FA+A+B+CDD
79Dimock, SDPopulation: 10472FA+AACCF
80Flandreau, SDPopulation: 2,30272C+A+BBCD+F
81Keystone, SDPopulation: 39772CA+AC+D+CF
82Ipswich, SDPopulation: 89272DA+AB+CCF
83New Underwood, SDPopulation: 62872FA+ABCCD
84Valley Springs, SDPopulation: 66072FA+AB+C+CF
85Gayville, SDPopulation: 40972FA+B+AC+DD
86Green Valley, SDPopulation: 81972FAA+B+CC+D
87Gettysburg, SDPopulation: 1,23172FA+A+B+C+FF
88Oacoma, SDPopulation: 52172FA+ABC+D+D
89Montrose, SDPopulation: 54372DA+B+ACD+F
90Alcester, SDPopulation: 68272DA+B+B+CDD
91Tyndall, SDPopulation: 1,25272FA+A+BCFD
92Kimball, SDPopulation: 66871DA+B+B+CDD
93Chamberlain, SDPopulation: 2,78371CA+DB+CCD
94Colton, SDPopulation: 88471FA+AABCF
95Colman, SDPopulation: 77971FA+B+A+CD+F
96Tabor, SDPopulation: 41871FA+B+B+C+FD
97Wessington Springs, SDPopulation: 1,05171DA+A+BCFF
98Clark, SDPopulation: 1,21971CA+A+BCFF
99Gregory, SDPopulation: 1,34171D+A+A+BDFD
100Rosholt, SDPopulation: 42071DA+B+AC+FF
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