10 Largest Cities in South Dakota

The largest city in South Dakota is Sioux Falls, with a population of 190,583. Long Hollow is the fastest growing city in South Dakota over the past 10 years, having grown 111.46% since 2010.

Rank Name 2021 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Sioux Falls190,583154,53323.33%2,43678.23
2Rapid City80,16969,15415.93%1,46554.71
3Aberdeen27,85926,2236.24%1,73716.04
4Brookings24,43322,13910.36%1,81513.46
5Watertown22,16221,5202.98%1,22318.12
6Mitchell15,65115,2662.52%1,36411.47
7Yankton14,79714,4652.30%1,7248.58
8Pierre13,60113,683-0.60%1,04413.03
9Huron13,40812,6146.29%1,4099.51
10Spearfish11,93410,52313.41%72516.45
11Vermillion11,25410,5546.63%2,4644.57
12Box Elder10,5517,90733.44%71614.74
13Brandon10,2268,97014.00%1,9015.38
14Rapid Valley9,1148,26010.34%1,4156.44
15Harrisburg7,0904,18369.50%1,9363.66
16Sturgis6,9586,6364.85%1,1645.98
17Madison6,9366,5386.09%1,5034.62
18Tea6,8473,85277.75%3,5441.93
19Belle Fourche5,8745,6154.61%6638.85
20Canton3,7143,10019.81%1,1313.28
21Pine Ridge3,6823,30811.31%1,2982.84
22Dell Rapids3,6123,635-0.63%1,6972.13
23Hot Springs3,4863,735-6.67%8034.34
24Hartford3,3962,54333.54%1,2792.66
25Mobridge3,3883,464-2.19%1,7291.96
26Dakota Dunes3,1561,2752.48
27Blackhawk3,0572,8925.71%6454.74
28Milbank3,0373,350-9.34%1,0762.82
29North Sioux City3,0282,54419.03%1,1302.68
30Lead2,8873,130-7.76%1,4032.06
31Summerset2,7801,85749.70%1,0322.69
32Winner2,7722,931-5.42%1,2072.30
33Lennox2,5712,13720.31%1,6371.57
34Chamberlain2,4202,3891.30%3736.49
35Colonial Pine Hills2,3962,493-3.89%15415.57
36Sisseton2,3782,449-2.90%1,4951.59
37Flandreau2,3582,3380.86%1,2681.86
38Fort Pierre2,3292,09711.06%7473.12
39North Spearfish2,2782,2212.57%7363.10
40North Eagle Butte2,2201,95413.61%2449.11
41Redfield2,1952,371-7.42%1,1391.93
42Beresford2,0962,0134.12%1,1751.78
43Volga2,0681,77816.31%2,1680.95
44Custer2,0072,018-0.55%7932.53
45Springfield1,9121,986-3.73%1,8551.03
46Elk Point1,8931,970-3.91%1,3891.36
47Rosebud1,7031,5877.31%13112.96
48Webster1,6601,892-12.26%1,0231.62
49Oglala1,6121,29024.96%12912.50
50Wagner1,5271,572-2.86%8081.89
51Porcupine1,4701,06238.42%1549.54
52Parkston1,4631,514-3.37%1,1231.30
53Groton1,4411,460-1.30%8231.75
54Eagle Butte1,3521,3162.74%1,1541.17
55Crooks1,3251,2714.25%1,7230.77
56Miller1,2921,484-12.94%1,3050.99
57Britton1,2751,2382.99%1,7510.73
58Deadwood1,2711,297-2.00%2584.93
59Salem1,2651,347-6.09%1,0121.25
60Freeman1,2651,307-3.21%1,0791.17
61Clear Lake1,2641,271-0.55%4093.09
62Platte1,2561,2331.87%1,2191.03
63Mission1,2451,1855.06%2,1210.59
64Gregory1,2441,292-3.72%7231.72
65Fort Thompson1,2351,282-3.67%11910.38
66Green Valley1,22792832.22%3203.84
67Baltic1,1681,0877.45%1,5830.74
68Lemmon1,1401,233-7.54%1,1011.03
69Garretson1,1271,170-3.68%7741.46
70Kyle1,09384629.20%7421.47
71Clark1,0611,141-7.01%8191.29
72Hill City1,05894112.43%8421.26
73De Smet1,0461,085-3.59%9031.16
74Worthing1,04388018.52%1,8590.56
75Parker1,0251,0230.20%8891.15
76Gettysburg1,0251,186-13.58%5341.92
77Tyndall1,0121,066-5.07%6411.58
78Whitewood9999356.84%1,5680.64
79Martin9851,069-7.86%1,7560.56
80Wanblee97572534.48%4552.14
81Aurora92253871.38%1,5950.58
82Antelope9008268.96%3942.29
83Lower Brule89761346.33%2,4710.36
84Wessington Springs895965-7.25%4971.80
85Lake Madison89568331.04%1904.72
86Piedmont8918830.91%6771.32
87Wall88177413.82%4072.17
88Arlington863914-5.58%5021.72
89Ipswich859955-10.05%6411.34
90Centerville854887-3.72%1,1860.72
91Eureka814864-5.79%8720.93
92Lake Andes807822-1.82%1,0820.75
93Scotland796840-5.24%8890.90
94Marion774785-1.40%8920.87
95Ashland Heights7677541.72%2622.92
96Alcester763809-5.69%2,2840.33
97Shindler76258430.48%5071.50
98Howard761848-10.26%7920.96
99Philip759778-2.44%1,2780.59
100Highmore758796-4.77%4021.89
101Viborg753781-3.59%1,8780.40
102Estelline752769-2.21%7960.94
103Kadoka74565913.05%3262.29
104Elkton724732-1.09%4851.49
105Parmelee71756227.58%1255.71
106Valley Springs712761-6.44%7610.94
107Plankinton7127110.14%9330.76
108Edgemont707776-8.89%5131.38
109Faulkton693738-6.10%6841.01
110Alexandria68661311.91%1,0990.62
111Kimball685702-2.42%2223.09
112New Underwood6796583.19%6101.11
113Armour671696-3.59%7110.94
114Colton661686-3.64%9430.70
115Castlewood6556284.30%5701.15
116Onida634663-4.37%9430.67
117Canistota632654-3.36%1,1270.56
118McLaughlin619657-5.78%1,5320.40
119Woonsocket618654-5.50%7880.78
120Tripp617646-4.49%1,0400.59
121Newell6156100.82%6081.01
122Menno6146031.82%1,1790.52
123Selby611642-4.83%8580.71
124Goodwill60851318.52%8050.76
125Johnson Siding597659-9.41%1603.73
126Colman593595-0.34%3151.88
127Avon5925900.34%9160.65
128Burke588604-2.65%1,0520.56
129White River5865761.74%1,1250.52
130Corsica569591-3.72%6800.84
131Humboldt567588-3.57%9160.62
132Lake Norden56247219.07%6570.86
133St. Francis5585383.72%1,5410.36
134Lake Preston553597-7.37%7290.76
135Waubay544576-5.56%3741.45
136Meadow View Addition5405380.37%5001.08
137Veblen5395291.89%1,7170.31
138Dupree522531-1.69%1,3320.39
139Lake Poinsett5204935.48%1064.89
140Jefferson515551-6.53%1,0100.51
141Wilmot4994980.20%9360.53
142Timber Lake49344510.79%1,2110.41
143Blucksberg Mountain4894625.84%7310.67
144Presho483497-2.82%7200.67
145White479486-1.44%5490.87
146Oacoma4734573.50%1832.59
147Wounded Knee47038223.04%4391.07
148Emery4654483.79%1,0180.46
149Allen46342010.24%1433.24
150Bryant4604560.88%8780.52
151Bridgewater453490-7.55%4031.13
152Warner452457-1.09%1,6200.28
153Big Stone City452470-3.83%3771.20
154Bowdle450525-14.29%7050.64
155Hermosa44340210.20%9210.48
156Montrose435470-7.45%1,0560.41
157Mount Vernon434461-5.86%1,2470.35
158Rosholt4274240.71%1,4430.30
159Anderson42637114.82%4350.98
160Murdo424492-13.82%6730.63
161Herreid424441-3.85%3041.39
162Leola415457-9.19%5590.74
163Long Hollow406192111.46%2814.43
164Wolsey4033776.90%1782.27
165Faith403416-3.13%3361.20
166Buffalo40132822.26%7240.55
167Tabor400420-4.76%1,0550.38
168Hurley395412-4.13%6410.62
169Irene394419-5.97%1,5450.26
170Gayville392409-4.16%1,9120.20
171Hayti3893812.10%1,2590.31
172Hudson36929724.24%1,3090.28
173Bullhead3633484.31%1203.01
174White Lake359368-2.45%8860.41
175Chester35826137.16%4390.82
176Renner Corner35230515.41%2741.29
177Florence352371-5.12%5080.69
178Blunt350355-1.41%7190.49
179Keystone3493344.49%1222.86
180Hoven346409-15.40%1,1310.31
181Pine Lakes Addition3303145.10%1,8750.18
182Langford3283125.13%1,0680.31
183Little Eagle3273192.51%2341.40
184Ethan320330-3.03%1,2960.25
185Marty316402-21.39%983.22
186Pukwana3152947.14%4140.76
187Bison310333-6.91%3120.99
188Soldier Creek30022732.16%2512.23
189Bristol298340-12.35%5710.52
190Alpena287291-1.37%1761.63
191Summit283298-5.03%5160.55
192Egan2832772.17%2651.07
193Roscoe281329-14.59%7030.40
194Manderson-White Horse Creek279626-55.43%495.73
195Colome278296-6.08%9750.28
196Wakonda276322-14.29%7150.39
197Bonesteel273275-0.73%7710.35
198Spring Creek2722681.49%2610.37
199Stickney262283-7.42%9780.27
200Chancellor262263-0.38%1,1800.22
201Iroquois257265-3.02%4150.62
202Henry257266-3.38%1771.45
203New Effington247257-3.89%9460.26
204La Plant24717144.44%269.45
205Two Strike24620917.70%1318.53
206Okreek245269-8.92%545.00
207Agency Village24218133.70%425.71
208Kennebec2412400.42%2830.85
209Willow Lake239261-8.43%6420.37
210Trent2342320.86%2251.04
211Nisland2312262.21%8590.27
212Pollock229241-4.98%7130.32
213Gary2292261.33%3060.75
214Bath22317229.65%7660.29
215Pickstown2192047.35%3580.61
216Delmont215233-7.73%2820.76
217Reliance2101919.95%1931.09
218Mellette210211-0.47%8200.26
219Toronto209211-0.95%6810.31
220South Shore209224-6.70%1501.40
221Hecla208224-7.14%6050.34
222Tulare203207-1.93%7930.26
223Bruce203204-0.49%5490.37
224Geddes201211-4.74%2760.73
225Ramona19817513.14%7230.27
226Frederick190201-5.47%4900.39
227Wentworth1821725.81%7170.25
228St. Lawrence179198-9.60%5220.34
229Brant Lake South1793410.53
230Hosmer178207-14.01%1800.99
231Wessington1771685.36%4680.38
232Kranzburg1761722.33%2300.76
233Doland175180-2.78%2980.59
234Norris16915211.18%1930.87
235Letcher166173-4.05%2690.62
236Mansfield165682.41
237Richland164295.65
238Peever164169-2.96%1,3230.12
239Whitehorse16214114.89%592.74
240Roslyn162183-11.48%8220.20
241Volin1611610.00%8170.20
242McIntosh159169-5.92%2180.73
243Mission Hill158177-10.73%4820.33
244Isabel15013610.29%1660.91
245Goodwin1501453.45%3160.47
246Buffalo Gap15012817.19%4900.31
247Spencer147153-3.92%5490.27
248Monroe147160-8.13%3880.38
249Frankfort145149-2.68%1840.79
250Northville139143-2.80%3700.38
251Conde136140-2.86%2420.56
252Columbia134136-1.47%881.52
253Astoria133138-3.62%8470.16
254White Horse132276-52.17%423.16
255Dimock1321310.76%7670.17
256Westport131133-1.50%5570.23
257Lesterville1311273.15%6490.20
258Artesian131138-5.07%2360.55
259Carthage130143-9.09%891.46
260Midland1291280.78%3750.34
261Central City129134-3.73%8720.15
262Harrold1281243.23%4790.27
263Java125129-3.10%2540.49
264Claremont124127-2.36%4940.25
265Cavour1231147.89%3000.41
266Morningside12210516.19%2370.52
267Dallas1221201.67%2410.51
268Oelrichs121130-6.92%3320.36
269Sinai1201190.84%3260.37
270Oldham120132-9.09%4880.25
271Ashton120122-1.64%2740.44
272Yale1151086.48%7930.14
273Vale115136-15.44%771.49
274Pringle1151122.68%4750.24
275Fairfax1151150.00%3800.30
276Pierpont114135-15.56%7650.15
277St. Onge112191-41.36%831.34
278Interior1129320.43%841.34
279Batesland1121083.70%1,3180.09
280Brandt107108-0.93%851.26
281Corona106109-2.75%4190.25
282Corn Creek1061050.95%522.04
283Stockholm105108-2.78%2420.43
284Glenham1051050.00%3210.33
285Badger1051022.94%991.06
286Fulton1049114.29%1220.85
287Revillo103115-10.43%6170.17
288Herrick103105-1.90%2000.52
289Fairburn1028520.00%3120.33
290Canova102104-1.92%3250.31
291Eden1008912.36%6490.15
292Vivian99119-16.81%571.73
293Bath Corner995660.17
294Hitchcock95914.40%3480.27
295Cresbard95105-9.52%2290.41
296Wallace89854.71%6690.13
297Davis88871.15%2050.43
298Hazel8691-5.49%3550.24
299Wasta84805.00%4380.19
300Dante84840.00%1680.50
301Bradley827410.81%3350.24
302Agar82759.33%4000.20
303Fairview785932.20%9180.09
304Andover7891-14.29%2890.27
305New Witten7779-2.53%2780.28
306Brentford7677-1.30%4660.16
307Sherman7578-3.85%2920.26
308Claire City7576-1.32%4100.18
309Fruitdale746415.63%2700.27
310Stratford72720.00%2880.25
311Forestburg721360.53
312Olivet7174-4.05%3510.20
313Camp Crook706212.90%5040.14
314Utica69656.15%2610.26
315Twin Brooks6869-1.45%1670.41
316Strandburg6872-5.56%9070.07
317Bushnell67653.08%940.71
318Ravinia66618.20%2660.25
319Mound City6671-7.04%5200.13
320Morristown6668-2.94%1880.35
321La Bolt6668-2.94%2770.24
322Wood65616.56%2640.25
323Quinn61568.93%511.20
324Orient6163-3.17%2070.29
325Draper6183-26.51%940.65
326Waverly60591.02
327Ortley6065-7.69%272.24
328Lane60600.00%1290.47
329Garden City605313.21%1520.40
330Belvidere595115.69%780.76
331Winfred56561.00
332Ree Heights5662-9.68%1890.30
333Brant Lake56519.80%3610.15
334Ward54508.00%1860.29
335Raymond54515.88%2060.26
336Harrison534910.11
337Lake City52511.96%2370.22
338Cow Creek50271.84
339Grenville4953-7.55%2070.24
340Naples48449.09%3450.14
341Turton4748-2.08%1280.37
342Nunda47439.30%471.01
343Hetland4751-7.84%4120.11
344Akaska474211.90%770.61
345Erwin46452.22%970.48
346Vienna45427.14%530.84
347Lebanon4547-4.26%850.53
348Aurora Center451,0470.04
349Okaton44129.77
350Ferney41411.00
351Seneca39382.63%930.42
352Dolton38372.70%1480.26
353Broadland383122.58%381.01
354Tolstoy3440-15.00%1860.18
355Altamont34340.00%271.25
356Rockham33330.00%660.50
357Storla312460.13
358Long Lake31310.00%1120.28
359Marvin2930-3.33%530.55
360Crocker2983.63
361Kaylor24370.65
362Chelsea2427-11.11%760.32
363Green Grass2238.13
364Milltown21480.44
365Vilas1920-5.00%82.32
366Bancroft19190.00%820.23
367Virgil181612.50%181
368Butler17170.00%580.29
369Gann Valley162030.08
370Albee1516-6.25%1150.13
371Onaka1415-6.67%540.26
372Fedora1443.36
373Farmer10100.00%1200.08
374Cottonwood10911.11%110.92
375Running Water942.09
376Wetonka880.00%330.25
377St. Charles8410.20
378Artas89-11.11%770.10
379Lowry660.00%240.25
380Verdon550.00%200.25
381Prairie City431.42
382Lily440.00%130.30
383White Rock330.00%21.57
384Hillsview330.00%50.64
385Roswell0.41
386Ola4.02
387New Holland0.12
388Loomis0.22
389Kidder0.24
390Hamill1.22
391Caputa0.29
392Buffalo Chip0.91
393Bijou Hills5.25

Top 393 Cities in South Dakota by Population

South Dakota is one of the smallest states in the country by population. According to 2017 estimates, the population of South Dakota is 868,799 residents. This state has just one city with a population of more than 100,000. This is Sioux Falls, with a total population of 171,544. There are ten cities with populations of at least 10,000, including the capital city of Pierre, which has 14,002 residents and is ranked 8th in the state in terms of population.

Incorporated municipalities in South Dakota can be classified as either cities or towns. There is one village in the state, which is Wentworth. Two cities are tied for the smallest population. Hillsview in McPherson County and White Rock in Roberts County each have a population of just three people. There are multiple other cities throughout the state that have populations of less than 100 people, including Lily in Day County with a population of four and Verdon in Brown County with a population of five inhabitants.

Map of Cities in South Dakota

South Dakota Cities by First Letter

  1. US Census Annual Estimates - 2020 Estimates Calculated via Linear Projection of Previous Estimates

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