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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Sioux Falls

I love how large, yet private our neighborhood is. I go for daily walks and am able to take a variety of routes and the homes are beautiful and yards well maintained. It's quiet and friendly with a park very close. Also a mile away from the Interstate.

It is relatively quiet and safe. The neighbors are relatively friendly. It is just a good place to live.

I like that it is close to everywhere I need to go. I like driving downtown to go to restaurants and shopping.

There is grocery store nearby and good shopping and restaurants in the neighborhood. I would also like to see more different shopping options put in the neighborhood.

Our neighborhood is just residential and no businesses nearby. It is a quiet neighborhood and most people are retired.

My neighborhood is very quiet. All neighbors constantly work on their yards and/or plowing snow. You can walk at any time of day or night and feel completely safe. Neighbors very friendly and helpful.

Who Lives Here

Sioux Falls Demographics

Education

High School

34%

Associate's

33%

Bachelor's

24%

Master's

8%

Doctorate

1%

Family Size

2 people

47%

3 people

20%

4 people

20%

5 people

9%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

41%

50-100k

33%

100-150k

15%

150-200k

5%

200k+

5%

Age

0-10

14%

10-20

13%

20-45

37%

45-65

23%

65+

13%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Sioux Falls?

Percentage: 4/54/5

Renters gave this area a 4 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Jun '24$842$900$1062$1461
May '24$900$900$1065$1461
Apr '24$975$927$1083$1500
Mar '24$925$917$1170$1695
Feb '24$1035$882$1184$1650
Jan '24$1030$855$1195$1595
Dec '23$1035$870$1217$1595
Nov '23$1045$875$1119$1550
Oct '23$876$935$1149$1580
Sep '23$959$985$1220$1599
Aug '23$1060$995$1220$1627
Jul '23$1060$1040$1212$1617
Jun '23$1060$1040$1182$1595

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

40%

15-30 Mins

51%

30-40 Mins

5%

40-60 Mins

2%

60+ Mins

2%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4444

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 22 of 38 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 30 of 38 renters

Percentage: 4949

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 28 of 38 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Nightlife, Medicine

Things To Do In Sioux Falls

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Solid grocery game.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 60% more grocery stores than average
  3. 22% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You've got a good shot at a great night out in Sioux Falls.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 30% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place is no sight for sore eyes. Plenty of docs in Sioux Falls.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 18% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. An average number of restaurants
  3. 30% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Coffee

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are heating up. Sioux Falls gets a solid score for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. 23% more coffee shops than average
  3. A standard number of coffee shops compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sioux Falls has the right frame of mind for art.

  1. Few fine art centers per resident
  2. 49% more fine art centers than average
  3. 43% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Parks

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There's fresh air to be had here.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. 24% fewer parks than average
  3. 33% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The shopping scene here is a size medium.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 28% fewer shops than average
  3. 56% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Cardio is hale and hardy in Sioux Falls.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 24% fewer gyms than average
  3. 36% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Sioux Falls could do with more oppawtunities for pets.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. 26% fewer pet facilities than average
  3. 54% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. 14% more gas stations than average
  3. 42% fewer gas stations than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Sioux Falls Features

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 38 of 38 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 36 of 38 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 36 of 38 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 35 of 38 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 33 of 38 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 32 of 38 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 31 of 38 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 31 of 38 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 31 of 38 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 31 of 38 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 30 of 38 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 26 of 38 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 26 of 38 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 25 of 38 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 23 of 38 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 19 of 38 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 24 of 38 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 25 of 38 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 27 of 38 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 32 of 38 renters

Sioux Falls Education

Schools

Percentage: 4/54/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Sioux Falls

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What You Need to Know

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All About

Living in Sioux Falls, SD

EVERYTHING TO KNOW ABOUT RENTING AN APARTMENT IN SIOUX FALLS, SD

Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota. The 177,000 residents of the city refer to it as “The Heart of America” because of its friendly people and the diverse attractions. Because of this and the affordability of the area — it’s an ideal destination for tourists. Those very components also make it an attractive place to relocate. If you’re searching for apartments for rent in Sioux Falls, you’ll be pleasantly surprised with the quality, availability and affordability of your options.

THE BEST NEIGHBORHOODS TO FIND APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN SIOUX FALLS

When researching apartments in Sioux Falls, we took into account the cost of rent, safety of the neighborhood, walkability and bike scores and commute time.

Based on our findings, we’ve determined that the following neighborhoods are an ideal option for people looking for their new home or apartment to rent in Sioux Falls.

  • All Saints: If you’re looking for a nice, quiet neighborhood, look at All Saints. Residents of this community are mostly middle-aged with no kids in the home. Augustana: This part of the city is great for students. Augustana University, located on Summit Avenue, was ranked as the Top Regional University by U.S. News & World Report. The curriculum attracts innovative students with entrepreneurial aspirations. If this describes you, then you should definitely check out the apartments for rent in Augustana. You’ll have plenty of beautiful, affordable options, most of which require no more than a 15-minute commute to school or work.
  • Axtell Park: Speaking of short commutes, Axtell Park is so centrally located that most (if not all) commutes are less than 15 minutes. The walkability and bike scores for the area are both in the 40s. You’ll likely want access to a vehicle but you’ll still be able to get around reasonably well on foot. The schools in this area are highly rated and the Axtell Park high school program is designed to significantly reduce the number of high school dropouts.
  • Diamond Valley: If you have children, the public schools in Diamond Valley are rated above average. In fact, multiple schools have received nine or 10 stars out of 10 from residents. However, this isn’t just a great neighborhood for families. The majority of people who live in the area are single or married couples without children.
  • Downtown: The cost of living in Downtown Sioux Falls is between 6 percent and 11 percent lower than the national average. Yet, apartments are stylish and well maintained. Downtown has a plethora of restaurant options, as well as apartment options. You can find traditional apartments, townhouses and single-family homes.
  • East Sioux Falls: If you’re an avid traveler, you might want to rent an apartment in East Sioux Falls, which is near the Sioux Falls Regional Airport (also known as Joe Foss Field). Also nearby is the 45-acre Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History.
  • Oak View: Do you love libraries and find it easy to get lost in a good book? Consider the apartments near the Oak View Library. Check out the latest releases or take your kids to Family Story Time. It’s a great way to spend some of your quiet time during the colder months. Families in the area average between two to four people, so you’ll have good company for yourself and your kids.
  • Pettigrew Heights: Residents of this area give it four out of five stars for affordability. Around 53 percent of residents have a commute of up to 30 minutes, while 43 percent have a commute of fewer than 15 minutes. If you have children, you’ll be happy to know that the schools are above average — residents give an A rating to the teachers in the area.
  • North End West: The natural beauty of this neighborhood is sure to entice! Apartments in the area are near to the Japanese Gardens, Terrace Park, Covell Lake and the Veterans Memorial Park. Residents say the area is quite affordable, too!
  • Whittier: Looking for a home with lots of charm? Check out the apartments in the Whittier neighborhood. You’ll find some modern apartment buildings, but most of your options will be older cottages (one-bedroom) and older two-story homes. If you have middle-grade children, you’ll have a number of quality schools in the area that are well known for their diversity. In fact, multiple middle schools rank #1 in the city or state for diversity.

FUN THINGS TO DO IN SIOUX FALLS

Once you’ve found an apartment for rent in Sioux Falls, it’s time to get to know the area. Following are just a few of the fun things to do and places to go in this small city. Some of the activities are for adults only, but others are ideal for every single member of your family.

  • Sport Bowl: Bowling is a fun activity and Sport Bowl can be a fun outing for birthday parties, family reunions and even corporate events.
  • Butterfly House & Aquarium: Just off of 49th Street is this lovely attraction for nature lovers of all ages. Besides the Butterfly House, you’ll also be entranced by the Discovery Den and Stingray Pool. During your visit, you’ll learn all about coral propagation, butterfly farms and how to save the Monarch butterfly.
  • Casinos: You have your pick! There are so many casinos in Sioux Falls, including Jokerz Casino, Deuces Casino, Black Diamond Casino and Paradise Casino to name a few.
  • Falls Park: Considered a must-see attraction in Sioux Falls, Falls Park is 128 acres of stunning natural beauty along the Big Sioux River. Within the park is 34-miles of trails where you can hike, bike, walk, jog or even rollerblade. The trails are maintained throughout the year, so you can stay active during the winter months.
  • Empire Mall: Whether you’re shopping for necessities or love spending a Saturday afternoon window shopping, the Empire Mall is centrally located near many apartments for rent in Sioux Falls. Stores include Macy’s, JC Penny, Alex and Ani, American Eagle and Build-a-Bear. You’ll also find multiple restaurants, beauty brands, motels and spas.

GETAWAYS FROM SIOUX FALLS

Every once in a while, it’s nice to get out of town and see what the rest of the state has to offer. Within a few hours of Sioux Falls, you’ll find Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, as well as Lincoln, Nebraska.

If you’re a fan of “Little House on the Prairie” by Laura Ingles Wilder, you need to head to DeSmet, South Dakota, Wilder’s hometown. You’ll get to tour her family home and learn more about the pioneers of that age.

FIND APARTMENTS FOR RENT IN SIOUX FALLS, SD

Finding a new place to live is a stressful experience. Be sure to use an apartment finder like Apartment Guide to help you locate your next rental property. Whether you’re looking for a pet-friendly apartment or simply want an affordable place to live, we’ll help you find apartments for rent in Sioux Falls that match your needs.