Sioux Falls is one of the safest cities in America. It's a bold statement, but the crime statistics back it up.

On average, people here experience less violent and non-violent crimes than in other similarly-sized cities. However, behind those numbers there's an even bigger story to tell. Sioux Falls is a safe city not simply because we have an incredible police department that strives to serve and protect the citizenry, but because Sioux Falls is still a community of neighbors. We look out for each other and take care of each other.

Chrissy MeyerSioux Falls Resident
"That's what makes Sioux Falls such a safe place to live. Neighbors watch out for each other. We notice when someone needs a little extra help, and we pitch in to take care of each other."


Within nearly every cost of living category, Sioux Falls ranks among the most reasonable places to reside.

Sioux Falls' housing prices rank among the best.

It doesn't take long after moving to Sioux Falls for a person to understand that it won't hit your pocketbook hard to live here as compared to most other cities across the United States. This is due in large part to very a favorable tax climate, affordable housing and affordable utility costs. Overall, the cost of living is. . .



No matter what your lifestyle, no matter your tastes or interests, Sioux Falls is an incubator for the ideas and values of the people and cultures that call it home.

Against the predictability of the Great Plains' gentle rolling hills, the social landscape of Sioux Falls is as varied as the people who live here with something to offer everyone.

Far from the quiet little prairie town it once was, Sioux Falls has exploded with the renewal of its historic downtown buildings that have been converted into lofts, restaurants, theaters, and businesses for people to cultivate communities and ideas in. From local coffee roasters like The Breaks Coffee Roasting Co. to authentic Guatemalan restaurants like Jacky's, Sioux Falls is proud to support people from across the street or across the world and let their rhythm strengthen the pulse that has become the heartbeat of the city.



Sioux Falls' thriving medical and health care community offers state-of-the-art facilities, technology, and expertise, marked by continual expansion and growth.

Sioux Falls is in a unique position to offer services of a depth and breadth that are beyond most cities of our size, due to the fact that it is home to two nationally recognized regional health systems including. . .



You have made decisions all your life - tough decisions and now you are ready to make a few more. With retirement in the near future, where will you choose to enjoy this new part of life's journey?

One of the main things to consider when choosing a place to retire is financial - am I able to purchase or rent a dwelling that will suit my needs and be within budget. . .