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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In South Dakota 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score68
  • Huron, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,149
76
  • Madison, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,101
70
  • Belle Fourche, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,696
69
  • Yankton, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,585
68
  • Aberdeen, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 27,783
63
  • Mitchell, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,610
64
  • Vermillion, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,778
75
  • Sturgis, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,711
65
  • Pierre, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,959
  • Pierre, South Dakota is located on the East river side of South Dakota and is more than a short drive from the usual attractions that a person thinks of in the South Dakota such as the Black Hills and
63
  • Box Elder, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,126
72
  • Watertown, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 22,026
78
  • Brookings, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 23,292
66
  • Rapid City, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 72,441
  • While there is much to love about this city as the previous reviewer indicated, being able to afford attractions and the natural beauty is not possible for many of the residents who live here--probably
72
  • Sioux Falls, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 167,884
  • I've been here in Sioux Falls for almost a decade and now know better. I'm getting out of this hole of a state due to the absolutely worst environment for anyone to be a good honest productive person.
62
  • Rapid Valley, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,629
73
  • Harrisburg, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,129
62
  • Spearfish, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,176
81
  • Brandon, SD
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,674

Finding an affordable place to live in South Dakota is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in South Dakota that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in South Dakota. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of South Dakota.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in South Dakota with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in South Dakota, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in South Dakota, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.