Sioux Falls, a city of approximately 131,000 residents, is located in the southeast corner of South Dakota.
It's a growing community with a lot to offer its residents - strong schools, a thriving economy, lively
entertainment, great parks, and all the benefits of a large city with a small-town feel.|
Quality of Life|
National media outlets consistently rank Sioux Falls as one of the best cities in the country. In
April 2002, Ladies' Home Journal named Sioux Falls the third "least stressed" city in the country - and
also gave Sioux Falls high ratings for its economy (No. 2), highest employment rates (No. 2), spiritual
centers (No. 9), available jobs (No. 10) and lifestyle (No. 12).
Harrisburg, conveniently located 4 miles south of Sioux Falls, is merely minutes away from the city, yet
offers the security and comfort of a small town.
The city is home to nationally-recognized colleges and universities, vocational and technical schools and
other postsecondary institutions. For school-aged children, Sioux Falls supports 22 public and 17
non-public and special-needs schools. Sioux Falls does offer open enrollment, so you have the option of
sending your children to any of the system's schools.
Green Meadows, our building development in Harrisburg, is located conveniently across from the town's new
high school. Harrisburg also boasts a growing elementary school and middle school.
Sioux Falls offers a strong and diverse business climate, including leaders in banking, health care,
manufacturing, financial services and technology. South Dakota, with its productive workforce and low
taxes, provides an attractive climate for new business.
With six hospitals and a number of clinics and private practices, Sioux Falls offers one of the finest
medical systems in the country. Health care facilities are state-of-the-art and can treat patients in
every specialty area.
Sioux Falls is also committed to overall wellness. The city is proud of its extensive parks program,
including the recreation trail and greenway that wraps around the city. Residents have their choice of
seven fitness centers.
Sioux Falls sponsors professional teams in football, baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer. Art galleries
and museums abound, including the newly constructed Washington Pavilion for Arts and Science. The South
Dakota Symphony Orchestra also makes its home in Sioux Falls.
The city also offers the best in shopping, including a thriving downtown with one-of-a-kind shops and a mall
with over 180 stores.
For more information about Sioux Falls and Harrisburg, visit any of the web sites listed below:
Forward Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau
Sioux Falls Development Foundation
Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Sioux Falls School District
Harrisburg School District
Sioux Falls Catholic School System