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South Dakota Cities by Population

Below are the 393 South Dakota cities sorted by population from 1 to 316 (there are some ties). The population data are from the 2020 Census Redistricting dataset. If 2020 Census data are not available for a geography, then the population data are from the Census’ 2019 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 192,517
2 Rapid City 74,703
3 Aberdeen 28,495
4 Brookings 23,377
5 Watertown 22,655
6 Mitchell 15,660
7 Yankton 15,411
8 Huron 14,263
9 Pierre 14,091
10 Spearfish 12,193
11 Box Elder 11,746
12 Vermillion 11,695
13 Brandon 11,048
14 Rapid Valley 8,098
15 Sturgis 7,020
16 Harrisburg 6,732
17 Madison 6,191
18 Belle Fourche 5,617
19 Tea 5,598
20 Dakota Dunes 4,020
21 Dell Rapids 3,996
22 Milbank 3,544
23 Hot Springs 3,395
24 Hartford 3,354
25 Mobridge 3,261
26 Pine Ridge 3,138
27 Canton 3,066
28 North Sioux City 3,042
29 Blackhawk 3,026
30 Lead 2,982
31 Summerset 2,972
32 Winner 2,921
33 Sisseton 2,479
34 Chamberlain 2,473
35 Lennox 2,423
36 Flandreau 2,372
37 North Spearfish 2,366
38 Redfield 2,214
39 Beresford 2,180
40 Elk Point 2,149
41 Fort Pierre 2,115
42 Volga 2,113
43 Custer 1,919
44 Springfield 1,914
45 Colonial Pine Hills 1,903
46 North Eagle Butte 1,879
47 Webster 1,728
48 Parkston 1,567
49 Wagner 1,490
50 Rosebud 1,455
51 Groton 1,380
52 Crooks 1,362
53 Miller 1,349
54 Freeman 1,329
55 Salem 1,325
56 Platte 1,296
57 Oglala 1,282
58 Eagle Butte 1,258
59 Baltic 1,246
60 Garretson 1,228
61 Fort Thompson 1,224
62 Gregory 1,221
63 Clear Lake 1,218
64 Britton 1,215
65 Parker 1,194
66 Lemmon 1,160
67 TIE Deadwood and Mission 1,156
68 Clark 1,148
69 Gettysburg 1,104
70 Tyndall 1,057
71 De Smet 1,056
72 Green Valley 1,051
73 Aurora 1,047
74 Piedmont 971
75 Kyle 943
76 Martin 938
77 Ipswich 928
78 Worthing 927
79 Porcupine 925
80 Centerville 918
81 Arlington 915
82 Valley Springs 885
83 Whitewood 879
84 Hill City 872
85 Marion 849
86 Howard 848
87 Antelope 830
88 Lake Madison 829
89 Faulkton 826
90 Alcester 820
91 Viborg 814
92 Eureka 813
93 Scotland 785
94 Plankinton 781
95 Agency Village 776
96 Wessington Springs 771
97 Philip 759
98 Elkton 755
99 Estelline 749
100 Colton 738
101 Edgemont 725
102 Lake Andes 710
103 Lower Brule 703
104 Wall 699
105 TIE Armour and Castlewood 698
106 Highmore 682
107 Ashland Heights 678
108 Marty 677
109 Wanblee 674
110 Onida 666
111 Alexandria 649
112 Colman 634
113 TIE Woonsocket and Canistota 631
114 TIE Johnson Siding and Menno 614
115 Selby 610
116 Goodwill 608
117 Shindler 607
118 Parmelee 606
119 New Underwood 590
120 Lake Preston 589
121 Avon 586
122 Newell 584
123 Humboldt 579
124 TIE Burke and Tripp 575
125 Kimball 572
126 McLaughlin 569
127 Corsica 561
128 TIE Lake Norden and Manderson-White Horse Creek 554
129 Kadoka 543
130 White 537
131 White River 533
132 Meadow View Addition 531
133 Bridgewater 511
134 Timber Lake 509
135 Lake Poinsett 501
136 Dupree 494
137 Warner 485
138 Emery 484
139 TIE Murdo and Jefferson 475
140 Waubay 473
141 Presho 472
142 Bryant 471
143 Bowdle 470
144 St. Francis 469
145 Montrose 468
146 Blucksberg Mountain 467
147 Mount Vernon 461
148 Allen 460
149 Wolsey 459
150 Leola 434
151 Wilmot 432
152 Irene 422
153 Herreid 416
154 Big Stone City 412
155 Tabor 407
156 White Lake 394
157 Hayti 393
158 Anderson 388
159 Oacoma 386
160 TIE Hermosa and Gayville 382
161 TIE Rosholt, Hurley, and Hoven 379
162 TIE Little Eagle and Faith 367
163 Ethan 365
164 Wounded Knee 364
165 TIE Wakonda and Renner Corner 347
166 Buffalo 346
167 Blunt 342
168 Florence 337
169 Colome 331
170 Stickney 321
171 Veblen 317
172 Hudson 311
173 Bullhead 308
174 Pine Lakes Addition 306
175 Bison 302
176 Chancellor 300
177 Iroquois 292
178 TIE Bristol and Summit 288
179 Langford 283
180 Two Strike 282
181 Kennebec 281
182 Roscoe 269
183 Long Hollow 265
184 Bonesteel 258
185 Chester 257
186 Henry 256
187 Willow Lake 255
188 Egan 241
189 TIE Keystone and Gary 240
190 Spring Creek 236
191 TIE New Effington and White Horse 234
192 Pukwana 233
193 Pickstown 230
194 Pollock 224
195 Frederick 215
196 Alpena 212
197 Tulare 211
198 Bruce 210
199 TIE Trent and Nisland 206
200 Soldier Creek 205
201 TIE Mellette and Doland 199
202 Wessington 197
203 Toronto 196
204 Hecla 193
205 TIE Mission Hill and Okreek 190
206 South Shore 189
207 TIE Roslyn and Wentworth 181
208 Peever 180
209 St. Onge 170
210 La Plant 167
211 Hosmer 164
212 TIE St. Lawrence and Kranzburg 163
213 Columbia 160
214 TIE Ramona, Letcher, and Monroe 159
215 Volin 158
216 Geddes 156
217 Delmont 153
218 Norris 150
219 Goodwin 147
220 Isabel 145
221 TIE Conde and Bath 142
222 Brant Lake South 140
223 Northville 139
224 Dimock 137
225 Spencer 136
226 Frankfort 134
227 Astoria 132
228 Buffalo Gap 131
229 Vale 130
230 TIE Artesian, Badger, and Pierpont 129
231 TIE Reliance and Cavour 128
232 Carthage 127
233 TIE Oldham and Java 121
234 Oelrichs 117
235 Lesterville 115
236 Brandt 114
237 Corn Creek 113
238 TIE Yale, Hitchcock, Glenham, and Midland 112
239 McIntosh 111
240 Pringle 109
241 TIE Ashton and Claremont 108
242 Whitehorse 106
243 TIE Hazel and Stockholm 102
244 Harrold 101
245 Batesland 100
246 TIE Revillo and Sinai 99
247 Vivian 98
248 Richland 97
249 TIE Fairfax and Cresbard 96
250 Eden 94
251 Central City 93
252 Wallace 91
253 TIE Canova and Dallas 89
254 TIE Westport and Brentford 88
255 Fulton 87
256 Mansfield 86
257 Claire City 82
258 Sherman 81
259 TIE New Holland and Akaska 77
260 Dante 75
261 Herrick 74
262 Fruitdale 73
263 TIE Bushnell and Ravinia 71
264 TIE Utica and Morningside 70
265 TIE Mound City and Corona 69
266 Agar 68
267 TIE Andover and La Bolt 66
268 TIE Interior, Bradley, and Wasta 65
269 Olivet 64
270 TIE Strandburg and Quinn 63
271 Fairview 61
272 TIE Fairburn and Camp Crook 60
273 Ree Heights 59
274 Stratford 57
275 Brant Lake 56
276 TIE Harrison and Turton 55
277 TIE New Witten, Forestburg, and Davis 54
278 Raymond 53
279 Cow Creek 52
280 TIE Orient and Bath Corner 51
281 Ortley 50
282 Vienna 49
283 Grenville 48
284 TIE Twin Brooks, Running Water, Lane, and Morristown 47
285 TIE Draper, Nunda, and Belvidere 46
286 Lake City 45
287 Ferney 42
288 Wood 41
289 Erwin 40
290 TIE Winfred and Naples 38
291 Tolstoy 35
292 TIE Ward and Dolton 34
293 TIE Garden City, Lebanon, and Loomis 33
294 TIE Altamont and Caputa 32
295 Okaton 31
296 Kaylor 30
297 Vilas 29
298 TIE Broadland and Long Lake 27
299 TIE Fedora and Virgil 26
300 TIE Kidder and Prairie City 25
301 TIE Seneca, Waverly, Aurora Center, and Rockham 22
302 Green Grass 21
303 Hetland 20
304 TIE Chelsea, Marvin, and Crocker 19
305 Wetonka 16
306 TIE Ola, St. Charles, and Farmer 15
307 Hamill 14
308 TIE Onaka and Bancroft 13
309 Cottonwood 12
310 TIE Gann Valley and Lowry 10
311 TIE Roswell and Milltown 8
312 TIE Buffalo Chip, Albee, and Artas 7
313 TIE White Rock and Storla 6
314 Butler 4
315 Verdon 3
316 TIE Bijou Hills, Hillsview, and Lily 2

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, 2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey Office. Web. 10 December 2020. http://www.census.gov/.
  • United States Census Bureau. "P2 Hispanic or Latino, and Not Hispanic or Latino by Race." 2020 Census State Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File. U.S. Census Bureau, 2020 Census. Web. 12 August 2021. https://www.census.gov/.

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