South Dakota is an expansive, sparsely populated midwestern U.S. state where rolling prairies give way to the dramatic Black Hills National Forest. Black Hills is home to 2 historical monuments carved right into towering granite peaks: Mt. Rushmore, the iconic depiction of 4 revered U.S. presidents, and Crazy Horse Memorial, a tribute to the storied Native American tribal leader.
The state of South Dakota has a population of 806,997, and is formerly abbreviated as SD. South Dakota has 314,151 households in the state, with an average of 2.47 people living in each of them. Of the 806,997 people living in South Dakota, 49.88% are male, 50.12% are female, 58.65% are married and 41.35% are single. 59.86% of existing homes are owned by inhabitants, with a median home cost of $103,950 in the state.
Air quality in South Dakota is rated at 96/100, and water quality at 41/100. There are 198.9 physicians in South Dakota per 100,000 of the population. Unemployment rates average 4.50% in the state and the sales tax rate is 8.00%.
Average income per household in South Dakota is $44,771. 13.58% of households have income levels less than $15,000 per year. 21.74% of households have income levels between $50,000 and $75,000 annually, and 0.28% earn more than $500,000 per year.