Hardly nowhere, Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota
. With a population of around 110,000, the city is also the commercial
nexus of the state, not to mention the home of this author
Home to two universities
, Augustana College
and University oF Sioux Falls
and a ton of sports
teams: the Sioux Falls Stampede
, a minor league hockey team
, the Sioux Falls SkyForce
, a CBA
basketball team, the Sioux Falls Canaries
, a minor league baseball
team and the Sioux Falls Cobras
, an IFL
The name Sioux Falls comes from the series of waterfalls
which reside in the city. The Big Sioux River
flows through Sioux Falls. Near the middle of the city is Falls Park
, home of the falls.
temperature ever recorded in Sioux Falls was -36F. The hottest
temperature: 110F. Normal precip for the Sioux Falls area is 23.51"/yearly.
Sioux Falls features a relatively low cost of living
. Compared to the rest of SD however, it is more expensive
to live here.
The median residential home cost in 4th quarter 1998 was $110,300. The monthly apartment
rent averages between $400-$650 for a 2 bedroom
down to $275-$400 for an efficiency
. The composite cost of living index
In 1998, 650 single family homes were constructed. New home prices ranged from $81,000 to $800,000+.
rate for Sioux Falls, according to 1998 South Dakota Department of Labor
statistics was 1.2%.
Sioux Valley Hospital
John Morrell & Company
Sioux Falls School District
Midwest Coast Transport
Food Stores 1,125
SPS Payment Systems
City of Sioux Falls
The Evangelical Good Samaritan Society
Central Plains Clinic
Sunshine Food Stores
Specialized Card Services
Sioux Vocational Services
Royal C. Johnson Memorial Veterans Hospital
First Premier Bank
U.S. Postal Service
Lewis Drug, Inc.
Communication Services for the Deaf
More information can be found at http://www.siouxfalls.org.