Cost of Living in Sioux Falls, SD

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1698
$3672
🛋️ Without rent
$757
$2348
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$942
$1324
🍽️ Food
$557
$1451
🚐 Transport
$59.4
$165
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4258
😀 Quality of life
65
🏙️ Population
193K

The average cost of living in Sioux Falls is $1698, which is in the top 24% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2206th out of 9294 in our global list, 1904th out of 2202 in the United States, and 4th out of 5 in South Dakota.

The median after-tax salary is $4258, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.5 months. Ranked 4168th (TOP 45%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1491st best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in South Dakota. With an estimated population of 193K, Sioux Falls is the 137th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Sioux Falls Regional Airport / Joe Foss Field
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2852 Augustana University
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Prices in Sioux Falls

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.54
 Cappuccino
$4.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$984
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$723
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1720
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$952
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$151
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.33%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1646
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1556
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$35.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.57
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.06
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.78
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.14
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.03
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$706
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8764

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