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)
1Sioux Falls190,583154,53323.33%363
2Rapid City80,16969,15415.93%218
3Aberdeen27,85926,2236.24%259
4Brookings24,43322,13910.36%271
5Watertown22,16221,5202.98%182
6Mitchell15,65115,2662.52%203
7Yankton14,79714,4652.30%257
8Pierre13,60113,683-0.60%156
9Huron13,40812,6146.29%210
10Spearfish11,93410,52313.41%108
11Vermillion11,25410,5546.63%367
12Box Elder10,5517,90733.44%107
13Brandon10,2268,97014.00%283
14Rapid Valley9,1148,26010.34%211
15Harrisburg7,0904,18369.50%288
16Sturgis6,9586,6364.85%173
17Madison6,9366,5386.09%224
18Tea6,8473,85277.75%528
19Belle Fourche5,8745,6154.61%99
20Canton3,7143,10019.81%169
21Pine Ridge3,6823,30811.31%193
22Dell Rapids3,6123,635-0.63%253
23Hot Springs3,4863,735-6.67%120
24Hartford3,3962,54333.54%191
25Mobridge3,3883,464-2.19%258
26Dakota Dunes3,156190
27Blackhawk3,0572,8925.71%96
28Milbank3,0373,350-9.34%160
29North Sioux City3,0282,54419.03%168
30Lead2,8873,130-7.76%209
31Summerset2,7801,85749.70%154
32Winner2,7722,931-5.42%180
33Lennox2,5712,13720.31%244
34Chamberlain2,4202,3891.30%56
35Colonial Pine Hills2,3962,493-3.89%23
36Sisseton2,3782,449-2.90%223
37Flandreau2,3582,3380.86%189
38Fort Pierre2,3292,09711.06%111
39North Spearfish2,2782,2212.57%110
40North Eagle Butte2,2201,95413.61%36
41Redfield2,1952,371-7.42%170
42Beresford2,0962,0134.12%175
43Volga2,0681,77816.31%323
44Custer2,0072,018-0.55%118
45Springfield1,9121,986-3.73%276
46Elk Point1,8931,970-3.91%207
47Rosebud1,7031,5877.31%20
48Webster1,6601,892-12.26%152
49Oglala1,6121,29024.96%19
50Wagner1,5271,572-2.86%120
51Porcupine1,4701,06238.42%23
52Parkston1,4631,514-3.37%167
53Groton1,4411,460-1.30%123
54Eagle Butte1,3521,3162.74%172
55Crooks1,3251,2714.25%257
56Miller1,2921,484-12.94%194
57Britton1,2751,2382.99%261
58Deadwood1,2711,297-2.00%38
59Salem1,2651,347-6.09%151
60Freeman1,2651,307-3.21%161
61Clear Lake1,2641,271-0.55%61
62Platte1,2561,2331.87%182
63Mission1,2451,1855.06%316
64Gregory1,2441,292-3.72%108
65Fort Thompson1,2351,282-3.67%18
66Green Valley1,22792832.22%48
67Baltic1,1681,0877.45%236
68Lemmon1,1401,233-7.54%164
69Garretson1,1271,170-3.68%115
70Kyle1,09384629.20%110
71Clark1,0611,141-7.01%122
72Hill City1,05894112.43%125
73De Smet1,0461,085-3.59%135
74Worthing1,04388018.52%277
75Parker1,0251,0230.20%132
76Gettysburg1,0251,186-13.58%80
77Tyndall1,0121,066-5.07%96
78Whitewood9999356.84%234
79Martin9851,069-7.86%262
80Wanblee97572534.48%68
81Aurora92253871.38%238
82Antelope9008268.96%59
83Lower Brule89761346.33%368
84Wessington Springs895965-7.25%74
85Lake Madison89568331.04%28
86Piedmont8918830.91%101
87Wall88177413.82%61
88Arlington863914-5.58%75
89Ipswich859955-10.05%96
90Centerville854887-3.72%177
91Eureka814864-5.79%130
92Lake Andes807822-1.82%161
93Scotland796840-5.24%132
94Marion774785-1.40%133
95Ashland Heights7677541.72%39
96Alcester763809-5.69%341
97Shindler76258430.48%76
98Howard761848-10.26%118
99Philip759778-2.44%190
100Highmore758796-4.77%60
101Viborg753781-3.59%280
102Estelline752769-2.21%119
103Kadoka74565913.05%49
104Elkton724732-1.09%72
105Parmelee71756227.58%19
106Valley Springs712761-6.44%114
107Plankinton7127110.14%139
108Edgemont707776-8.89%76
109Faulkton693738-6.10%102
110Alexandria68661311.91%164
111Kimball685702-2.42%33
112New Underwood6796583.19%91
113Armour671696-3.59%106
114Colton661686-3.64%140
115Castlewood6556284.30%85
116Onida634663-4.37%141
117Canistota632654-3.36%168
118McLaughlin619657-5.78%228
119Woonsocket618654-5.50%117
120Tripp617646-4.49%155
121Newell6156100.82%91
122Menno6146031.82%176
123Selby611642-4.83%128
124Goodwill60851318.52%120
125Johnson Siding597659-9.41%24
126Colman593595-0.34%47
127Avon5925900.34%137
128Burke588604-2.65%157
129White River5865761.74%168
130Corsica569591-3.72%101
131Humboldt567588-3.57%137
132Lake Norden56247219.07%98
133St. Francis5585383.72%230
134Lake Preston553597-7.37%109
135Waubay544576-5.56%56
136Meadow View Addition5405380.37%74
137Veblen5395291.89%256
138Dupree522531-1.69%199
139Lake Poinsett5204935.48%16
140Jefferson515551-6.53%150
141Wilmot4994980.20%140
142Timber Lake49344510.79%181
143Blucksberg Mountain4894625.84%109
144Presho483497-2.82%107
145White479486-1.44%82
146Oacoma4734573.50%27
147Wounded Knee47038223.04%65
148Emery4654483.79%152
149Allen46342010.24%21
150Bryant4604560.88%131
151Bridgewater453490-7.55%60
152Warner452457-1.09%241
153Big Stone City452470-3.83%56
154Bowdle450525-14.29%105
155Hermosa44340210.20%137
156Montrose435470-7.45%157
157Mount Vernon434461-5.86%186
158Rosholt4274240.71%215
159Anderson42637114.82%65
160Murdo424492-13.82%100
161Herreid424441-3.85%45
162Leola415457-9.19%83
163Long Hollow406192111.46%4
164Wolsey4033776.90%27
165Faith403416-3.13%50
166Buffalo40132822.26%108
167Tabor400420-4.76%157
168Hurley395412-4.13%96
169Irene394419-5.97%230
170Gayville392409-4.16%285
171Hayti3893812.10%188
172Hudson36929724.24%195
173Bullhead3633484.31%18
174White Lake359368-2.45%132
175Chester35826137.16%65
176Renner Corner35230515.41%41
177Florence352371-5.12%76
178Blunt350355-1.41%107
179Keystone3493344.49%18
180Hoven346409-15.40%168
181Pine Lakes Addition3303145.10%279
182Langford3283125.13%159
183Little Eagle3273192.51%35
184Ethan320330-3.03%193
185Marty316402-21.39%15
186Pukwana3152947.14%62
187Bison310333-6.91%47
188Soldier Creek30022732.16%4
189Bristol298340-12.35%85
190Alpena287291-1.37%26
191Summit283298-5.03%77
192Egan2832772.17%40
193Roscoe281329-14.59%105
194Manderson-White Horse Creek279626-55.43%7
195Colome278296-6.08%145
196Wakonda276322-14.29%107
197Bonesteel273275-0.73%115
198Spring Creek2722681.49%4
199Stickney262283-7.42%145
200Chancellor262263-0.38%176
201Iroquois257265-3.02%62
202Henry257266-3.38%26
203New Effington247257-3.89%141
204La Plant24717144.44%4
205Two Strike24620917.70%2
206Okreek245269-8.92%1
207Agency Village24218133.70%6
208Kennebec2412400.42%42
209Willow Lake239261-8.43%96
210Trent2342320.86%33
211Nisland2312262.21%128
212Pollock229241-4.98%106
213Gary2292261.33%46
214Bath22317229.65%114
215Pickstown2192047.35%53
216Delmont215233-7.73%42
217Reliance2101919.95%29
218Mellette210211-0.47%122
219Toronto209211-0.95%101
220South Shore209224-6.70%22
221Hecla208224-7.14%90
222Tulare203207-1.93%118
223Bruce203204-0.49%82
224Geddes201211-4.74%41
225Ramona19817513.14%108
226Frederick190201-5.47%73
227Wentworth1821725.81%107
228St. Lawrence179198-9.60%78
229Brant Lake South17951
230Hosmer178207-14.01%27
231Wessington1771685.36%70
232Kranzburg1761722.33%34
233Doland175180-2.78%44
234Norris16915211.18%29
235Letcher166173-4.05%40
236Mansfield16510
237Richland1644
238Peever164169-2.96%197
239Whitehorse16214114.89%9
240Roslyn162183-11.48%123
241Volin1611610.00%122
242McIntosh159169-5.92%32
243Mission Hill158177-10.73%72
244Isabel15013610.29%25
245Goodwin1501453.45%47
246Buffalo Gap15012817.19%73
247Spencer147153-3.92%82
248Monroe147160-8.13%58
249Frankfort145149-2.68%27
250Northville139143-2.80%55
251Conde136140-2.86%36
252Columbia134136-1.47%13
253Astoria133138-3.62%126
254White Horse132276-52.17%6
255Dimock1321310.76%115
256Westport131133-1.50%83
257Lesterville1311273.15%97
258Artesian131138-5.07%35
259Carthage130143-9.09%13
260Midland1291280.78%56
261Central City129134-3.73%130
262Harrold1281243.23%72
263Java125129-3.10%38
264Claremont124127-2.36%74
265Cavour1231147.89%45
266Morningside12210516.19%35
267Dallas1221201.67%36
268Oelrichs121130-6.92%49
269Sinai1201190.84%49
270Oldham120132-9.09%73
271Ashton120122-1.64%41
272Yale1151086.48%118
273Vale115136-15.44%12
274Pringle1151122.68%71
275Fairfax1151150.00%57
276Pierpont114135-15.56%114
277St. Onge112191-41.36%12
278Interior1129320.43%12
279Batesland1121083.70%196
280Brandt107108-0.93%13
281Corona106109-2.75%62
282Corn Creek1061050.95%8
283Stockholm105108-2.78%36
284Glenham1051050.00%48
285Badger1051022.94%15
286Fulton1049114.29%18
287Revillo103115-10.43%92
288Herrick103105-1.90%30
289Fairburn1028520.00%47
290Canova102104-1.92%48
291Eden1008912.36%97
292Vivian99119-16.81%9
293Bath Corner9985
294Hitchcock95914.40%52
295Cresbard95105-9.52%34
296Wallace89854.71%100
297Davis88871.15%31
298Hazel8691-5.49%53
299Wasta84805.00%65
300Dante84840.00%25
301Bradley827410.81%50
302Agar82759.33%60
303Fairview785932.20%136
304Andover7891-14.29%43
305New Witten7779-2.53%41
306Brentford7677-1.30%70
307Sherman7578-3.85%44
308Claire City7576-1.32%61
309Fruitdale746415.63%40
310Stratford72720.00%43
311Forestburg7220
312Olivet7174-4.05%52
313Camp Crook706212.90%75
314Utica69656.15%39
315Twin Brooks6869-1.45%25
316Strandburg6872-5.56%136
317Bushnell67653.08%14
318Ravinia66618.20%40
319Mound City6671-7.04%77
320Morristown6668-2.94%28
321La Bolt6668-2.94%41
322Wood65616.56%39
323Quinn61568.93%8
324Orient6163-3.17%31
325Draper6183-26.51%14
326Waverly609
327Ortley6065-7.69%4
328Lane60600.00%19
329Garden City605313.21%23
330Belvidere595115.69%12
331Winfred568
332Ree Heights5662-9.68%28
333Brant Lake56519.80%54
334Ward54508.00%28
335Raymond54515.88%31
336Harrison5373
337Lake City52511.96%35
338Cow Creek504
339Grenville4953-7.55%31
340Naples48449.09%51
341Turton4748-2.08%19
342Nunda47439.30%7
343Hetland4751-7.84%61
344Akaska474211.90%11
345Erwin46452.22%14
346Vienna45427.14%8
347Lebanon4547-4.26%13
348Aurora Center45156
349Okaton44
350Ferney416
351Seneca39382.63%14
352Dolton38372.70%22
353Broadland383122.58%6
354Tolstoy3440-15.00%28
355Altamont34340.00%4
356Rockham33330.00%10
357Storla3137
358Long Lake31310.00%17
359Marvin2930-3.33%8
360Crocker291
361Kaylor246
362Chelsea2427-11.11%11
363Green Grass22
364Milltown217
365Vilas1920-5.00%1
366Bancroft19190.00%12
367Virgil181612.50%3
368Butler17170.00%9
369Gann Valley1630
370Albee1516-6.25%17
371Onaka1415-6.67%8
372Fedora141
373Farmer10100.00%18
374Cottonwood10911.11%2
375Running Water91
376Wetonka880.00%5
377St. Charles86
378Artas89-11.11%11
379Lowry660.00%4
380Verdon550.00%3
381Prairie City4
382Lily440.00%2
383White Rock330.00%
384Hillsview330.00%1
385Roswell
386Ola
387New Holland
388Loomis
389Kidder
390Hamill
391Caputa
392Buffalo Chip
393Bijou Hills

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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