NerdWallet recently published an article listing the “cities on the rise” in South Dakota. NerdWallet is trying to find the cities and communities that are growing the fastest and why for each state in the country. Their factors include growth in working-age population, employment, and income from 2009 to 2012.
NerdWallet found trends when analyzing the communities of South Dakota. They found that the southeast part of the state is prospering, income is rising, and small cities are strong.
Dell Rapids made the list of the top 20 cities and places on the rise in South Dakota. Dell Rapids was listed at #9 on the list. The working-age population in 2012 is listed as 2,838 for Dell Rapids, which is a 22.01% growth from 2009 to 2012. Median income for Dell Rapids in 2012 is listed as $37,845, which is a 3.15% growth from 2009 to 2012.
North Sioux City was #1 on the list, followed by Pine Ridge, Box Elder, Beresford, Spearfish, Pierre, Sisseton, Yankton, Dell Rapids, and Winner.
The full article published by NerdWallet can be found by clicking here.