Looking for a community that is just the right size? Ready to join us in Sioux Falls? With a continually growing population of 178,000, and a great average cost of living index of 93.6 out of 100, Sioux Falls is just the right place to live, work, play and grow.

There are many housing options available to fit the way you and your family want to live.

Sioux Falls has lofts, apartments, townhouses, twin homes, historic homes, newly constructed homes and even condos to buy or rent throughout the city. You will be able to find what you want in any part of Sioux Falls.

There are a large number of realtors in Sioux Falls, from one-person offices to larger, multi-employee real estate agencies, ready to help you find that perfect home for you. If home-buying isn't what you're ready for, Sioux Falls has plenty of rentals and apartment living spaces available. From downtown lofts to apartment residences farther from downtown, there is a rental space available for every price point and lifestyle.

There is a wide range of services available to help you move, get settled, and make a home here in Sioux Falls. From finding a home, setting up utilities and services, to finding the right school for your children, The Sioux Falls Community Guide, published by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, provides links and phone numbers to get you started on your relocation.

What it means to me

The Helpful, Energetic People of Sioux Falls

by Heather Knox Sazama

Moving to a new city can be stressful for even the most laid-back person among us, even if the move is positive and you're looking forward to it. As with any relocation, adjusting to a new location, new climate, and new population can be challenging. You want to know how to find your way around. You want to know if there's a group of like-minded potential friends in the community. You want to know if the school you're sending your kids to is a good fit. When you can't find answers, questions like this can make the most positive relocation feel overwhelming.

You are in luck. Sioux Falls is full of helpful, energetic people who are here to help. South Dakotans are known for their friendly, welcoming "nice-ness." And thankfully, the digital age allows you to do a large portion of your research online before making the move to Sioux Falls. You will be able to research schools in advance, find a realtor you can work with, and locate new friends at your fingertips. Finding answers to the big questions as your relocation gets under way will help alleviate your stress and have you feeling like your move to Sioux Falls is the best decision you could ever make for yourself, your career, and your family.