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South Dakota Cities by Population

Below are the 430 South Dakota cities sorted by population from 1 to 336 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2021 Population Estimates Program and 2020 American Community Survey. You can copy and paste this list directly into your favorite spreadsheet program. Don't you just adore lovely numbers listed nicely in columns & rows? We do!

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Rank City Population
1 Sioux Falls 196,528
2 Rapid City 76,184
3 Aberdeen 28,324
4 Brookings 23,577
5 Watertown 22,722
6 Mitchell 15,631
7 Yankton 15,453
8 Huron 14,231
9 Pierre 14,000
10 Spearfish 12,358
11 Box Elder 12,310
12 Vermillion 11,802
13 Brandon 10,950
14 Rapid Valley 8,553
15 Harrisburg 7,638
16 Sturgis 7,107
17 Tea 6,256
18 Madison 6,071
19 Belle Fourche 5,699
20 Dell Rapids 3,953
21 Hot Springs 3,485
22 Milbank 3,474
23 Hartford 3,376
24 Dakota Dunes 3,231
25 Mobridge 3,179
26 Canton 3,054
27 Blackhawk 3,029
28 Summerset 3,027
29 North Sioux City 3,015
30 Pine Ridge 2,984
31 Lead 2,971
32 Winner 2,852
33 Colonial Pine Hills 2,720
34 Chamberlain 2,468
35 Sisseton 2,428
36 Lennox 2,405
37 Flandreau 2,354
38 North Spearfish 2,251
39 Redfield 2,188
40 Fort Pierre 2,162
41 Volga 2,151
42 Beresford 2,145
43 Elk Point 2,124
44 Rosebud 2,073
45 Springfield 2,053
46 Custer 1,949
47 North Eagle Butte 1,838
48 Oglala 1,816
49 Webster 1,707
50 Parkston 1,544
51 Wagner 1,467
52 Groton 1,382
53 Porcupine 1,381
54 Crooks 1,356
55 Salem 1,328
56 Freeman 1,322
57 Miller 1,318
58 Platte 1,279
59 Fort Thompson 1,275
60 Baltic 1,265
61 Eagle Butte 1,260
62 Green Valley 1,252
63 Britton 1,213
64 Parker 1,208
65 Garretson 1,202
66 Deadwood 1,201
67 Clear Lake city 1,192
68 Gregory 1,189
69 Lemmon 1,154
70 Mission 1,146
71 Clark 1,141
72 Gettysburg 1,117
73 Ashland Heights 1,082
74 Aurora 1,071
75 Wonderland Homes 1,070
76 De Smet 1,050
77 Tyndall 1,040
78 Lower Brule 971
79 Agency Village 970
80 Piedmont 965
81 Martin 941
82 Shindler 933
83 Ipswich 929
84 Worthing 928
85 TIE Hill City and Centerville 922
86 Arlington 921
87 Kyle 902
88 Whitewood 898
89 Valley Springs 871
90 Howard 864
91 Wanblee 835
92 Marion 833
93 Faulkton 829
94 Lake Madison 811
95 Eureka 810
96 Viborg 802
97 Alcester 793
98 Estelline 786
99 Wessington Springs 781
100 Antelope 780
101 Plankinton 778
102 Scotland 767
103 Edgemont 759
104 Elkton 753
105 Woonsocket 741
106 Philip 736
107 Colton 725
108 Mina 718
109 Wall 709
110 Armour 698
111 TIE Castlewood and Lake Andes 690
112 Onida 668
113 Selby 660
114 Johnson Siding 658
115 Highmore 653
116 Canistota 643
117 Meadow View Addition 632
118 Colman 629
119 Menno 618
120 Lake Norden 607
121 Alexandria 605
122 New Underwood 596
123 Kimball 595
124 Newell 594
125 Lake Preston 585
126 Burke 579
127 Avon 569
128 Humboldt 568
129 Tripp 566
130 TIE Corsica and McLaughlin 563
131 Kadoka 546
132 Parmelee 538
133 Oahe Acres 536
134 White River 532
135 White 529
136 Soldier Creek 525
137 TIE Bridgewater and Timber Lake 513
138 Anderson 506
139 Dupree 497
140 Bowdle 483
141 Lake Poinsett 480
142 Warner 478
143 Allen 477
144 Presho 474
145 St. Francis 471
146 Waubay 469
147 TIE Bryant and Jefferson 463
148 Wolsey 457
149 TIE Mount Vernon and Murdo 456
150 Montrose 454
151 Emery 449
152 Blucksberg Mountain 440
153 Prairiewood Village 438
154 Irene 427
155 Wilmot 420
156 Big Stone City 415
157 Herreid 414
158 Boulder Canyon 411
159 Leola 409
160 Manderson-White Horse Creek 405
161 Oacoma 401
162 White Lake 398
163 Long Hollow 395
164 Mountain Plains 394
165 Tabor 392
166 Hayti 388
167 West Brule 383
168 Hurley 381
169 TIE Sicangu Village and Renner Corner 379
170 Hoven 376
171 Hermosa 373
172 Gayville 372
173 Rosholt 369
174 Faith 368
175 Ethan 356
176 Buffalo 349
177 Wakonda 343
178 Blunt 340
179 TIE Pine Lakes Addition and Florence 329
180 TIE Veblen and Stickney 321
181 Hudson 320
182 Two Strike 315
183 Colome 310
184 Little Eagle 309
185 La Plant 305
186 Chancellor 304
187 Bison 303
188 Iroquois 298
189 Kennebec 297
190 Bullhead 296
191 Wakpala 292
192 TIE Langford and Brant Lake South 290
193 Cherry Creek 288
194 Bristol 286
195 Chester 285
196 Summit 282
197 Marty 265
198 Henry 262
199 Roscoe 257
200 Bonesteel 249
201 Keystone 246
202 TIE Whitehorse, Pukwana, and Evergreen Colony 245
203 Egan 243
204 Gary 239
205 Willow Lake 238
206 TIE Pollock and New Effington 230
207 Pickstown 225
208 Okreek 221
209 Swift Bird 220
210 Bath 217
211 Frederick 212
212 TIE White Horse and Bruce 211
213 TIE Tulare and Trent 210
214 Nisland 209
215 TIE Spring Creek and Alpena 201
216 Mellette 200
217 Wessington 198
218 Wounded Knee 197
219 Doland 196
220 Toronto 195
221 Hecla 194
222 South Shore 191
223 Glendale Colony 190
224 TIE Mission Hill and Peever Flats 187
225 Roslyn 186
226 TIE Horse Creek and Pleasant Valley Colony 175
227 Peever 174
228 TIE Enemy Swim and Wentworth 171
229 Kranzburg 168
230 St. Lawrence 162
231 Hosmer 161
232 Monroe 158
233 TIE Geddes and Columbia 157
234 Ramona 156
235 Volin 155
236 Richland 154
237 Delmont 152
238 Letcher 151
239 Clear Lake 150
240 TIE Goodwin, Norris, and Dimock 148
241 Kenel 146
242 TIE Isabel and Conde 145
243 Northville 138
244 TIE Frankfort and Buffalo Gap 134
245 Spencer 133
246 TIE Astoria and Reliance 132
247 TIE Badger, Crook City, and Carthage 130
248 TIE Artesian and Cavour 127
249 TIE Corn Creek and Pierpont 125
250 Oelrichs 121
251 Oldham 120
252 Java 119
253 Brandt 115
254 Vale 114
255 TIE Lesterville, Burbank, and McIntosh 112
256 Claremont 110
257 Midland 109
258 Stockholm 108
259 TIE Hitchcock, Ashton, Pringle, and Yale 107
260 TIE Glenham and Stephan 106
261 Golden View Colony 102
262 TIE Revillo, Hazel, and Cresbard 101
263 TIE Fairfax and Harrold 99
264 Central City 97
265 Sinai 96
266 Wallace 94
267 Eden 93
268 Canova 92
269 Mansfield 91
270 Cow Creek 90
271 TIE Westport and Vivian 87
272 Brentford 86
273 Camp Crook 85
274 Dallas 84
275 Claire City 82
276 Fulton 79
277 TIE Forestburg and Sherman 78
278 TIE Batesland, Grass Ranch Colony, Herrick, and New Elm Spring Colony 77
279 TIE Ideal and Angostura 75
280 TIE Akaska and Fruitdale 74
281 TIE Oral and Morningside 73
282 TIE Utica, Ravinia, Bushnell, and Interior 70
283 TIE Dante and Agar 69
284 TIE Winfred and La Bolt 68
285 TIE Corona, Mound City, and Andover 67
286 Strandburg 66
287 TIE Wasta and Olivet 65
288 TIE Fairview and Quinn 63
289 Rowena 62
290 TIE Stratford and Fairburn 60
291 Bradley 58
292 Ree Heights 57
293 Davis 56
294 TIE Turton, New Witten, and Prairie City 55
295 TIE Bridger and Brant Lake 54
296 Orient 53
297 Waverly 51
298 Raymond 49
299 TIE Ortley, Okaton, and Lantry 48
300 TIE Twin Brooks, Lyons, and Nunda 47
301 TIE Vienna, Lane, and Aurora Center 46
302 TIE Grenville and Morristown 45
303 TIE Draper, Belvidere, and Lake City 44
304 Wood 41
305 Erwin 40
306 TIE Naples, Tolstoy, and Ferney 37
307 Dolton 35
308 TIE Garden City and Ward 33
309 Altamont 32
310 Lebanon 30
311 TIE Meckling and Orland Colony 29
312 Rolland Colony 28
313 TIE Broadland and Shannon Colony 27
314 TIE Vilas and Virgil 26
315 TIE St. Onge, Running Water, Crocker, and Milltown 25
316 Long Lake 24
317 Seneca 23
318 Green Grass 22
319 TIE Storla and Dudley 21
320 Rockham 20
321 Marvin 19
322 Chelsea 18
323 TIE Bath Corner, Shamrock Colony, and Hetland 17
324 TIE Fedora, Millerdale Colony, and Farmer 16
325 Onaka 15
326 Wetonka 13
327 TIE Lakeview Colony and Bancroft 12
328 TIE Smithwick, Gann Valley, and Cottonwood 11
329 Maverick Junction 10
330 Kaylor 9
331 TIE Artas, Albee, New Holland, St. Charles, and White Rock 8
332 TIE Cloverleaf Colony, Buffalo Chip, and Harrison 7
333 TIE Verdon and Butler 6
334 TIE Millbrook Colony and Lowry 5
335 TIE Mayfield Colony and Clark Colony 2
336 Provo 1

The table above displays the most recent population estimates data for all cities where data are available from the following datasets:

  • United States Census Bureau. B01001 SEX BY AGE, 2020 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 17 March 2022. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2020 to July 1, 2021. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. Web. May 2022. http://www.census.gov/.

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