Sioux Falls demographics profile

StatisticSioux FallsSouth DakotaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,1781191
Median age34.336.837.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English90%94%79%
Speak Spanish4%2%13%
Sioux Falls, SD has a population of 167,884 and is the 151st largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,178 per sq mi which is 20045% higher than the South Dakota average and 2304% higher than the national average. The median age in Sioux Falls is 34 which is approximately 7% lower than the South Dakota average of 37. In Sioux Falls, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 90% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 60% of Sioux Falls residents were born in South Dakota, 33% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 7% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Sioux Falls is 20045% higher than South Dakota.
  • The median age in Sioux Falls is 7% lower than South Dakota.
  • In Sioux Falls 84.88% of the population is White.
  • In Sioux Falls 4.92% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sioux Falls 2.35% of the population is Asian.

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Sioux Falls population breakdown by race

RaceSioux FallsSouth DakotaNational
Black or African American4.92%1.65%12.63%
American Indian2.69%8.72%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.02%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.85%2.61%3.06%
Other race2.28%0.88%4.75%
In Sioux Falls, 5.0% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sioux Falls, SD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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