Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD

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2022 Population
189,339
1.65% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Thune
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Rounds
Republican Party
US Representative
Dusty Johnson
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
35.3
1.15% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
9.74%
3.02% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$71,510
7.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$249,700
14.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
101,919
1.35% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD had a population of 189k people with a median age of 35.3 and a median household income of $71,510. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD grew from 186,273 to 189,339, a 1.65% increase and its median household income grew from $66,585 to $71,510, a 7.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (6.77%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.01%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.3%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.19%).

10.7% of the households in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.3% of the residents in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are Augustana University (818 degrees awarded in 2022), Southeast Technical College (797 degrees), and University of Sioux Falls (586 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was $249,700, and the homeownership rate was 60.4%.

Most people in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 16.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD is home to a population of 189k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.4% of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD residents were born outside of the country (15.9k people).

In 2022, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (150k people) in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are Spanish (6,898 households), Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa (2,326 households), and Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages (2,198 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
93,303
Women
49.4%
95,670
Men
50.6%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 188,973 inhabitants, with 50.6% men, and 49.4% women.

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Citizenship

95.3%
2022 Citizenship
95.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.3% of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was 95.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    150k ± 1.16k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    12.8k ± 789
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.6k ± 895
5.72%
Hispanic Population
10.8k people

In 2022, there were 11.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (150k people) in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.6k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.72% of the people in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are hispanic (10.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Ethiopia
    1,854 ± 1,052 people
  2. Guatemala
    1,436 ± 927 people
  3. Liberia
    1,139 ± 826 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was Ethiopia, the natal country of 1,854 Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD residents, followed by Guatemala with 1,436 and Liberia with 1,139.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.4%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
15.9k people
8.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
16.2k people

As of 2022, 8.4% of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD residents (15.9k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was 8.72%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    6,898 households (3.92%)
  2. Swahili or Other Languages of Central, Eastern, & Southern Africa
    2,326 households (1.32%)
  3. Amharic, Somali, or Other Afro-Asiatic Languages
    2,198 households (1.25%)

10.7% of the households in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was Spanish. 3.92% of the households in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,309 ± 416
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,229 ± 370
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,054 ± 237

Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD employs 102k people. The largest industries in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (7,936 people), Construction (6,697 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,565 people), and the highest paying industries are Offices of dentists ($149,192), Employment services ($144,822), and Offices of optometrists ($121,902).

Males in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD have an average income that is 1.24 times higher than the average income of females, which is $58,384. The income inequality in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD (measured using the Gini index) is 0.447, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
46,304
Women
48%
50,191
Men
52%

The workforce of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD in 2020 was 96,495 people, with 48% woman, and 52% men.

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Occupations

102k
2022 Value
1.35%
1 Year growth
± 1.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 101k employees to 102k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD, are Registered nurses (3,508 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,710 people), and Customer service representatives (2,618 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

102k
2022 Value
1.35%
1 Year growth
± 1.35%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD grew at a rate of 1.35%, from 101k employees to 102k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (7,936 people), Construction (6,697 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,565 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD, though some of these residents may live in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,753
Median earning men ± $1,348
$38,789
Median earning women ± $1,255

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($71,144), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($69,455), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($67,666).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Construction ($48,235), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($47,614), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($46,628).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.37%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 450k people employed in South Dakota. This represents a 2.37% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 8.96%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in South Dakota went to Donald J. Trump with 61.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (35.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.63%).

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing the state of South Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from South Dakota

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John Thune
Senator from South Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2005
Mike Rounds
Senator from South Dakota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

John Thune and Mike Rounds are the senators currently representing South Dakota.

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US Representatives from Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD

Dusty Johnson
South Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD is currently represented by Dusty Johnson (Republican Party).

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Education

In 2022, universities in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD awarded 2,424 degrees. The student population of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 3,060 male students and 4,165 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are White (2,091 and 87.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (96 and 4.01%), Black or African American (76 and 3.17%), and Asian (44 and 1.84%).

The largest universities in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD by number of degrees awarded are Augustana University (818 and 33.7%), Southeast Technical College (797 and 32.9%), and University of Sioux Falls (586 and 24.2%).

The most popular majors in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD are Registered Nursing (204 and 8.42%), General Business Administration & Management (190 and 7.84%), and General Education (167 and 6.89%).

The median tuition cost in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD for private four year colleges is $19,940.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD, the percentage of applicants admitted was 70.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 22.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 7,225 (42.4% men and 57.6% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 7,225 students enrolled in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD, 42.4% men and 57.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 5,645 records, of which 58.8% were women and 41.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 67 degrees awarded
  2. 154 degrees awarded
  3. 103 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was General Psychology with 67 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 818 degrees awarded
  2. 797 degrees awarded
  3. 586 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Augustana University with 818 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 907 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD, which is 0.598 times less than the 1,517 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,091 degrees mean that there were 21.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 96 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($19,940) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($3,930) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.817% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.736% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (36.2k), Bachelors Degree (34.6k), and Some college (30.7k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was $249,700 in 2022, which is 0.886 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $218,300 to $249,700, a 14.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD is 60.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD have an average commute time of 16.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD is $71,510. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was Southeast South Dakota (Outside Sioux Falls City) PUMA, SD with a value of $83,920, followed by Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD and West South Dakota--Rapid City PUMA, SD, with respective values of $71,510 and $67,552.

Property

$249,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,964
$47,112
Median Property Taxes
±$1,635

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Rent vs Own

60.4%
Homeownership
2022
68.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 60.4% of the housing units in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 60.5%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was Southeast South Dakota (Outside Sioux Falls City) PUMA, SD with a value of $83,920, followed by Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD and West South Dakota--Rapid City PUMA, SD, with respective values of $71,510 and $67,552.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$71,510
Median Household Income
± $2,207
78.1k
Number of Households
± 2,154

In 2022, the median household income of the 78.1k households in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD grew to $71,510 from the previous year's value of $66,585.

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Wage Distribution

0.447
2022 Wage GINI in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD
0.444
2021 Wage GINI in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD

In 2022, the income inequality in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was 0.447 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.73% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Worked At Home (8.4%)
  3. Carpooled (7.34%)

In 2022, 80.6% of workers in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (8.4%) and those who carpooled to work (7.34%).

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Commute Time

16.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD have a shorter commute time (16.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1% of the workforce in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

9.74% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD (17.9k out of 184k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

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Health

91.9% of the population of Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD has health coverage, with 58.6% on employee plans, 9.21% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 12% on non-group plans, and 1.62% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in South Dakota see 1257 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.53% decrease from the previous year (1303 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1608 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 497 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,257 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in South Dakota

Primary care physicians in South Dakota see an average of 1,257 patients per year. This represents a 3.53% decrease from the previous year (1,303 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.8% under 18 years, 23.9% between 18 and 34 years, 36.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.7% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49.4% were men and 50.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

8.08%
Uninsured
58.6%
Employer Coverage
9.21%
Medicaid
10.5%
Medicare
12%
Non-Group
1.62%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sioux Falls City PUMA, SD grew by 0.0643% from 8.08% to 8.08%.

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