10 Largest Cities in South Dakota

The largest city in South Dakota is Sioux Falls, with a population of 200,243. Piedmont is the fastest growing city in South Dakota over the past 10 years, having grown 404.95% since 2010.

Rank Name 2022 Pop. 2010 Census Change Density (mi²) Area (mi²)
1Sioux Falls200,243153,88830.12%2,56078.23
2Rapid City76,05367,95611.92%1,39054.71
3Aberdeen28,97526,09111.05%1,80716.04
4Brookings23,64122,0567.19%1,75613.46
5Watertown22,88921,4826.55%1,26318.12
6Mitchell15,74215,2543.20%1,37211.47
7Yankton15,60314,4547.95%1,8188.58
8Huron14,59712,59215.92%1,5349.51
9Pierre14,17913,6463.91%1,08813.03
10Box Elder12,5367,80060.72%85114.74
11Spearfish12,53310,49419.43%76216.45
12Vermillion11,91910,57112.75%2,6104.57
13Brandon11,5008,78530.90%2,1385.38
14Rapid Valley8,0668,260-2.35%1,2526.44
15Harrisburg7,2604,08977.55%1,9823.66
16Sturgis7,0986,6277.11%1,1875.98
17Madison6,1356,474-5.24%1,3294.62
18Tea5,9563,80656.49%3,0831.93
19Belle Fourche5,6215,5940.48%6358.85
20Dell Rapids4,0683,63311.97%1,9122.13
21Milbank3,5823,3536.83%1,2692.82
22Hartford3,5182,53438.83%1,3252.66
23Hot Springs3,3313,711-10.24%7684.34
24Mobridge3,2213,465-7.04%1,6431.96
25Summerset3,2041,81476.63%1,1902.69
26North Sioux City3,1442,53024.27%1,1732.68
27Pine Ridge3,1043,308-6.17%1,0942.84
28Canton3,0683,0570.36%9353.28
29Blackhawk3,0522,8925.53%6444.74
30Lead2,9543,124-5.44%1,4352.06
31Winner2,9252,8970.97%1,2732.30
32Chamberlain2,4912,3874.36%3846.49
33Lennox2,4852,11117.72%1,5821.57
34Sisseton2,4812,4700.45%1,5591.59
35North Spearfish2,3942,2217.79%7733.10
36Flandreau2,3782,3411.58%1,2791.86
37Beresford2,2162,00510.52%1,2421.78
38Redfield2,1902,333-6.13%1,1361.93
39Elk Point2,1871,96311.41%1,6051.36
40Volga2,1811,76823.36%2,2860.95
41Fort Pierre2,1232,0782.17%6813.12
42Springfield1,8981,989-4.58%1,8411.03
43Custer1,8892,067-8.61%7472.53
44North Eagle Butte1,8631,954-4.66%2049.11
45Colonial Pine Hills1,7852,493-28.40%11515.57
46Webster1,6961,886-10.07%1,0461.62
47Parkston1,5791,5084.71%1,2121.30
48Wagner1,4741,566-5.87%7801.89
49Rosebud1,4291,587-9.96%11012.96
50Crooks1,3801,2698.75%1,7950.77
51Groton1,3641,458-6.45%7791.75
52Freeman1,3331,3062.07%1,1371.17
53Miller1,3211,489-11.28%1,3340.99
54Salem1,3211,347-1.93%1,0571.25
55Platte1,3101,2306.50%1,2721.03
56Oglala1,2801,290-0.78%10212.50
57Baltic1,2781,08917.36%1,7320.74
58Eagle Butte1,2461,318-5.46%1,0631.17
59Garretson1,2401,1666.35%8521.46
60Parker1,2281,02220.16%1,0651.15
61Fort Thompson1,2121,282-5.46%11710.38
62Britton1,2091,241-2.58%1,6610.73
63Gregory1,2071,295-6.80%7011.72
64Clear Lake1,2061,273-5.26%3903.09
65Aurora1,151532116.35%1,9910.58
66Clark1,1501,1390.97%8881.29
67Mission1,1501,182-2.71%1,9590.59
68Lemmon1,1461,227-6.60%1,1071.03
69Deadwood1,1341,270-10.71%2304.93
70Piedmont1,121222404.95%8521.32
71Gettysburg1,0921,162-6.02%5681.92
72Green Valley1,07592815.84%2803.84
73Tyndall1,0551,067-1.12%6691.58
74De Smet1,0501,089-3.58%9071.16
75Kyle96384613.83%6531.47
76Worthing9378776.84%1,6700.56
77Centerville9268824.99%1,2860.72
78Ipswich922954-3.35%6881.34
79Arlington9159150.00%5331.72
80Martin9121,071-14.85%1,6260.56
81Valley Springs91175920.03%9740.94
82Porcupine8971,062-15.54%949.54
83Agency Village896181395.03%1575.71
84Whitewood869927-6.26%1,3640.64
85Marion8617849.82%9920.87
86Lake Madison85968325.77%1824.72
87Hill City856948-9.70%6811.26
88Howard846858-1.40%8800.96
89Faulkton84473614.67%8331.01
90Antelope8308260.48%3632.29
91Alcester8228071.86%2,4610.33
92Viborg8207824.86%2,0450.40
93Eureka801868-7.72%8590.93
94Plankinton79570712.45%1,0420.76
95Scotland773841-8.09%8640.90
96Elkton7597363.13%5081.49
97Philip755779-3.08%1,2710.59
98Colton7486878.88%1,0670.70
99Estelline745768-2.99%7880.94
100Wessington Springs735956-23.12%4081.80
101Marty73340282.34%2273.22
102Lower Brule72161317.62%1,9860.36
103Edgemont715774-7.62%5191.38
104Castlewood71262713.56%6191.15
105Armour698699-0.14%7390.94
106Wall685766-10.57%3162.17
107Lake Andes676879-23.09%9060.75
108Onida6686581.52%9940.67
109Wanblee664725-8.41%3102.14
110Ashland Heights662754-12.20%2272.92
111Highmore660795-16.98%3501.89
112Alexandria6556156.50%1,0500.62
113Colman6425948.08%3411.88
114Canistota627656-4.42%1,1180.56
115Woonsocket627655-4.27%8000.78
116Menno6166081.32%1,1820.52
117Parmelee6145629.25%1075.71
118Shindler6115844.62%4071.50
119Johnson Siding606659-8.04%1623.73
120Selby604642-5.92%8480.71
121Lake Preston587599-2.00%7730.76
122Avon586590-0.68%9070.65
123Newell580603-3.81%5741.01
124Humboldt577589-2.04%9320.62
125New Underwood576660-12.73%5181.11
126Lake Norden57246722.48%6680.86
127Burke569604-5.79%1,0180.56
128Tripp561647-13.29%9460.59
129Corsica555592-6.25%6630.84
130McLaughlin551663-16.89%1,3640.40
131White54748512.78%6270.87
132Kimball546703-22.33%1773.09
133Manderson-White Horse Creek540626-13.74%945.73
134Meadow View Addition529538-1.67%4891.08
135Timber Lake52344318.06%1,2850.41
136White River523581-9.98%1,0040.52
137Kadoka521654-20.34%2282.29
138Bridgewater5154924.67%4581.13
139Lake Poinsett5034932.03%1034.89
140Emery49244710.07%1,0770.46
141Warner4914577.44%1,7600.28
142Dupree488525-7.05%1,2450.39
143Bryant4754564.17%9060.52
144Wolsey47537626.33%2102.27
145Murdo473488-3.07%7510.63
146Allen46842011.43%1443.24
147Montrose468472-0.85%1,1360.41
148Presho468497-5.84%6970.67
149Blucksberg Mountain4674621.08%6980.67
150Bowdle464502-7.57%7270.64
151Jefferson461547-15.72%9040.51
152Mount Vernon461462-0.22%1,3250.35
153Waubay453576-21.35%3121.45
154Leola430457-5.91%5800.74
155Irene4224200.48%1,6550.26
156St. Francis421709-40.62%1,1630.36
157Wilmot420492-14.63%7880.53
158Herreid412438-5.94%2961.39
159Tabor403423-4.73%1,0630.38
160Big Stone City400467-14.35%3341.20
161White Lake3983726.99%9830.41
162Hayti3953813.67%1,2780.31
163Anderson3923715.66%4000.98
164Gayville378407-7.13%1,8440.20
165Hermosa378398-5.03%7860.48
166Little Eagle37731918.18%2701.40
167Oacoma374451-17.07%1442.59
168Hoven373406-8.13%1,2190.31
169Ethan37133112.08%1,5020.25
170Hurley371415-10.60%6020.62
171Rosholt371423-12.29%1,2530.30
172Wounded Knee360382-5.76%3361.07
173Faith357421-15.20%2981.20
174Renner Corner35530516.39%2761.29
175Wakonda3533219.97%9150.39
176Buffalo3503306.06%6320.55
177Blunt340354-3.95%6980.49
178Colome33929614.53%1,1890.28
179Florence329374-12.03%4750.69
180Stickney32928415.85%1,2280.27
181Hudson3152966.42%1,1170.28
182Chancellor30826416.67%1,3870.22
183Pine Lakes Addition304314-3.18%1,7270.18
184Bullhead300348-13.79%1003.01
185Iroquois29826612.03%4810.62
186Bison296333-11.11%2980.99
187Two Strike29620941.63%1618.53
188Kennebec28924020.42%3390.85
189Summit2882880.00%5260.55
190Long Hollow27919245.31%1914.43
191Bristol278341-18.48%5330.52
192Langford277313-11.50%9020.31
193Veblen275531-48.21%8760.31
194Chester257261-1.53%3150.82
195Roscoe257329-21.88%6430.40
196Bonesteel254275-7.64%7180.35
197Henry254267-4.87%1751.45
198Willow Lake253263-3.80%6800.37
199Gary2422276.61%3240.75
200Pickstown23620117.41%3860.61
201Egan233278-16.19%2181.07
202New Effington230256-10.16%8810.26
203Spring Creek230268-14.18%2210.37
204White Horse226276-18.12%723.16
205Pukwana223285-21.75%2930.76
206Keystone220337-34.72%772.86
207Pollock220241-8.71%6850.32
208Frederick21919910.05%5640.39
209Bruce2122043.92%5730.37
210Tulare2112071.93%8240.26
211Doland20318012.78%3450.59
212Wessington20317019.41%5370.38
213Soldier Creek201227-11.45%1612.23
214Nisland200232-13.79%7430.27
215Trent200232-13.79%1921.04
216Alpena198286-30.77%1211.63
217Mellette197210-6.19%7700.26
218Mission Hill1921778.47%5850.33
219Toronto192212-9.43%6250.31
220Hecla187227-17.62%5440.34
221Wentworth1831717.02%7200.25
222Peever1821688.33%1,4680.12
223Roslyn181183-1.09%9190.20
224South Shore181225-19.56%1301.40
225Okreek174269-35.32%445.00
226La Plant167171-2.34%189.45
227St. Onge166191-13.09%1231.34
228Columbia16413620.59%1081.52
229Kranzburg161172-6.40%2110.76
230Monroe159160-0.63%4200.38
231Volin158161-1.86%8020.20
232Letcher157173-9.25%2550.62
233Hosmer156208-25.00%1580.99
234Ramona155174-10.92%5660.27
235St. Lawrence155198-21.72%4520.34
236Norris150152-1.32%1720.87
237Goodwin1471460.68%3100.47
238Isabel1471358.89%1620.91
239Geddes146208-29.81%2010.73
240Conde1421401.43%2520.56
241Dimock13912511.20%8080.17
242Northville139143-2.80%3700.38
243Delmont137234-41.45%1800.76
244Bath136172-20.93%4670.29
245Badger13310724.30%1251.06
246Spencer132154-14.29%4930.27
247Buffalo Gap1311263.97%4280.31
248Astoria130139-6.47%8280.16
249Cavour13011414.04%3170.41
250Frankfort130149-12.75%1650.79
251Vale128136-5.88%861.49
252Artesian127138-7.97%2290.55
253Pierpont127135-5.93%8520.15
254Carthage123144-14.58%841.46
255Java119129-7.75%2420.49
256Oldham119133-10.53%4840.25
257Brandt1161078.41%921.26
258Hitchcock1169127.47%4250.27
259Reliance116191-39.27%1071.09
260Corn Creek1151059.52%562.04
261Oelrichs115126-8.73%3150.36
262Glenham1141058.57%3490.33
263Lesterville113127-11.02%5590.20
264Yale1121083.70%7720.14
265Pringle109112-2.68%4500.24
266Midland108129-16.28%3140.34
267Ashton106122-13.11%2420.44
268Claremont104127-18.11%4140.25
269Hazel1049114.29%4300.24
270Stockholm100108-7.41%2310.43
271McIntosh99173-42.77%1360.73
272Richland998911.24%185.65
273Batesland98108-9.26%1,1530.09
274Whitehorse98141-30.50%362.74
275Harrold97124-21.77%3630.27
276Revillo95119-20.17%5690.17
277Sinai95120-20.83%2580.37
278Cresbard94104-9.62%2270.41
279Eden94895.62%6100.15
280Vivian94119-21.01%541.73
281Wallace93859.41%6990.13
282Fairfax92115-20.00%3040.30
283Brentford907716.88%5520.16
284Fulton8791-4.40%1020.85
285Akaska8542102.38%1390.61
286Canova85105-19.05%2710.31
287Central City85134-36.57%5740.15
288Claire City847610.53%4590.18
289Mansfield8493-9.68%352.41
290Dallas83120-30.83%1640.51
291Sherman81783.85%3150.26
292Westport80133-39.85%3400.23
293New Holland77761.32%6640.12
294Fruitdale756417.19%2740.27
295Bushnell736512.31%1030.71
296Dante7384-13.10%1460.50
297Ravinia736119.67%2940.25
298Utica70657.69%2650.26
299Mound City6971-2.82%5430.13
300Herrick68105-35.24%1320.52
301Agar6676-13.16%3220.20
302La Bolt6668-2.94%2770.24
303Quinn655420.37%541.20
304Bradley6372-12.50%2570.24
305Andover6291-31.87%2300.27
306Morningside62105-40.95%1200.52
307Olivet6274-16.22%3070.20
308Corona61109-44.04%2410.25
309Fairview61601.67%7180.09
310Strandburg6172-15.28%8130.07
311Wasta6180-23.75%3180.19
312Camp Crook6063-4.76%4320.14
313Interior5994-37.23%441.34
314Ree Heights5962-4.84%1990.30
315Turton574818.75%1550.37
316Cow Creek563086.67%311.84
317Fairburn5685-34.12%1710.33
318Harrison55525.77%5090.11
319Raymond53506.00%2020.26
320Stratford5372-26.39%2120.25
321Bath Corner51494.08%2910.17
322Forestburg5073-31.51%940.53
323New Witten5079-36.71%1810.28
324Orient4963-22.22%1670.29
325Running Water493636.11%232.09
326Vienna49458.89%580.84
327Davis4885-43.53%1120.43
328Belvidere4649-6.12%610.76
329Grenville4654-14.81%1940.24
330Nunda46436.98%461.01
331Ortley4665-29.23%202.24
332Lane4559-23.73%970.47
333Lake City4351-15.69%1960.22
334Morristown4367-35.82%1230.35
335Twin Brooks4369-37.68%1060.41
336Ferney4243-2.33%421.00
337Erwin4045-11.11%840.48
338Draper3882-53.66%580.65
339Naples3841-7.32%2730.14
340Wood3762-40.32%1500.25
341Winfred3652-30.77%361.00
342Tolstoy3536-2.78%1910.18
343Dolton3437-8.11%1330.26
344Loomis3334-2.94%1470.22
345Altamont3234-5.88%261.25
346Ward3248-33.33%1100.29
347Lebanon3147-34.04%580.53
348Okaton3136-13.89%129.77
349Vilas312055.00%132.32
350Garden City2953-45.28%730.40
351Virgil281675.00%281
352Broadland2731-12.90%271.01
353Long Lake2731-12.90%970.28
354Kaylor2647-44.68%400.65
355Prairie City25238.70%181.42
356Aurora Center2412100.00%5580.04
357Fedora2437-35.14%73.36
358Rockham2033-39.39%400.50
359Crocker19190.00%53.63
360Green Grass1935-45.71%28.13
361Kidder1957-66.67%800.24
362Seneca1838-52.63%430.42
363Waverly1837-51.35%181.02
364Wetonka188125.00%730.25
365Chelsea1727-37.04%540.32
366Farmer151050.00%1810.08
367Marvin1534-55.88%270.55
368Ola151315.38%44.02
369St. Charles151136.36%760.20
370Hamill141127.27%111.22
371Hetland1446-69.57%1230.11
372Onaka1315-13.33%500.26
373Cottonwood12933.33%130.92
374Bancroft1119-42.11%470.23
375Gann Valley1014-28.57%1270.08
376Lowry10666.67%400.25
377Milltown810-20.00%180.44
378Artas79-22.22%670.10
379Storla660.00%480.13
380White Rock63100.00%41.57
381Albee516-68.75%380.13
382Verdon35-40.00%120.25
383Bijou Hills26-66.67%5.25
384Butler217-88.24%70.29
385Hillsview23-33.33%30.64

Top 385 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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