Rentals in South Dakota
South Dakota is home to 364,031 housing units, and home owners account for 68%. The average household size of rented homes is 2.16 persons in with renters accounting for 102,134, or 32% of the occupied South Dakota homes. The average rent for an apartment in South Dakota in the last 12 months has been $1223. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $999, $1162, and $1332 respectively.
The capitol of South Dakota is Pierre and the population of South Dakota is 814,180. The most populated cities in South Dakota are Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Watertown, and Brookings.
Weather and Climate
South Dakota is located in the Midwestern United States, with semiarid and humid continental climates. Summer temperatures average around 89 degrees for the high and 62 for the low. Average winter low temperatures average at a high of 30 degrees and 10 for the low. South Dakota has an annual average snowfall of 43.9 inches, and an average of 20.1 inches of annual precipitation.
The average age in South Dakota is 37.3 years, with females averaging at 38.2 and men 35.6 years, and 50.4% of the population is male and 49.60% female. Of the 364,031 households in South Dakota, each home averages $45,904 in annual income. South Dakota witnesses 9.2% of the population in poverty and 12.4% of the population does not have any health care coverage or insurance.
Sports Universities and Education
South Dakota has no major league sports teams. It is home to several universities including University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University, and Black Hills State University. 26.3% of South Dakotans are enrolled in college or university and 18.6% have obtained a bachelor's degree.
Industry and Employment
South Dakota’s top industries include food processing, machinery, lumber and wood products, and tourism. 4.10% of South Dakota's population is unemployed. There are 409,194 South Dakota residents who drive on average 16.80 minutes to work each day.