South Dakota is a state located in the Midwestern region of the United States. It is bordered by North Dakota to the north, Minnesota to the east, Iowa to the southeast, Nebraska to the south, and Wyoming and Montana to the west. The state has an estimated population of 882,235 people as of 2019 and is divided into 66 counties and contains 77 zip codes.
The most populous zip code in South Dakota is 57701 in Rapid City with an estimated population of 33,845 people. This zip code encompasses most of downtown Rapid City as well as areas like Canyon Lake Estates and South Creek. The second most populous zip code in South Dakota is 57106 in Sioux Falls with an estimated population of 28,312 people. This zip code encompasses much of north-central Sioux Falls as well as areas like Sertoma Park and North Cliff Estates. Other densely populated zip codes include 57103 in Sioux Falls (25,931 people), 57750 in Spearfish (10,208 people), 57078 in Tea (9,594 people), 57105 in Sioux Falls (8,832 people), 57501 in Aberdeen (7,912 people), and 57783 in Sturgis (7,490 people).
The least populous zip codes are more rural areas such as 57758 on Oglala Lakota County with an estimated population of only 131 people or 57548 in Todd County with just 154 residents. Other sparsely populated areas include 57657 in Shannon County (204 residents); 59270 on Ziebach County (225 residents); 57634 in Lyman County (232 residents); 57788 in Meade County (287 residents); 57754 in Dewey County (406 residents); 57752 on Bennett County (411 residents); 57329 on Gregory County (468 residents); and 59019 on Butte county which has 484 inhabitants.
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List of Zip Codes in South Dakota by City
- South Dakota Zip Codes by City (2/1/2023)
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Sioux Falls is the largest city in South Dakota, with a population of nearly 180,000 people as of 2019. It is situated in the southeastern part of the state, along the Big Sioux River. The city is known for its vibrant downtown area and its numerous parks and trails that offer plenty of outdoor recreational activities. The downtown area features a variety of shops and restaurants, as well as a thriving arts scene. There are also several museums, including the Sioux Falls Art Museum and the Old Courthouse Museum. The city also boasts several professional sports teams, such as the Sioux Falls Canaries baseball team and the Sioux Falls Storm arena football team. In addition to these attractions, Sioux Falls has a number of other attractions that make it an attractive destination for both locals and visitors alike. These include Great Bear Recreation Park, which offers camping, fishing, boating, hiking trails and other outdoor activities; Falls Park which includes an observation tower and waterfall; and Pettigrew Home & Museum which showcases artifacts from early settlers in South Dakota. For those looking to experience nature at its finest, there are numerous parks in Sioux Falls such as Terrace Park which features a lake with fishing opportunities; Good Earth State Park with hiking trails; Sertoma Park with picnic areas; and Great Bear Recreation Park which offers camping sites among others. With all these attractions available to explore in one place—it’s easy to see why Sioux Falls is South Dakota’s largest city!
Rapid City is the second largest city in South Dakota and is located in the Black Hills region. The city was founded in 1876 and has a population of nearly 74,000 people. Rapid City is known as the “Gateway to the Black Hills” and offers plenty of attractions such as Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Bear Country USA, Reptile Gardens, Badlands National Park, and more. The city also hosts a variety of festivals throughout the year including the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Rapid City is home to a vibrant downtown area with plenty of shopping, dining and entertainment options that attract visitors from around the world.
The third largest city in South Dakota is Sioux Falls which has a population of over 183,000 people. Located on the Big Sioux River near Minnesota border, Sioux Falls offers an array of outdoor activities such as fishing, hiking, biking trails and golf courses. The city also boasts a number of cultural attractions like the Washington Pavilion which houses an art museum and science center as well as several performing arts venues. Sioux Falls also hosts annual festivals like JazzFest or SculptureWalk which bring together locals and visitors alike for a celebration of art and culture that can’t be found anywhere else.
Fourth on this list is Aberdeen which has a population of around 28,000 people. Aberdeen was founded in 1881 by settlers from Scotland who named it after their hometown in Scotland. The city has grown to become an important regional center for commerce and industry with many businesses locating here due to its proximity to major highways like Interstate 29 and US Highway 12. In addition to its business district Aberdeen also features historic sites such as Wylie Park where visitors can explore nature trails or take part in various recreational activities like boating or fishing on Melgaard Lake.
Fifth on this list is Watertown which was founded in 1879 by German immigrants who chose this location due to its abundance of water sources including Lake Kampeska and Big Stone Lake providing access for trade along the James River Valley Trail system during early settlement days. Today Watertown boasts several tourist attractions such as Bramble Park Zoo where visitors can marvel at over 150 species of animals from around the world or visit one of many historic sites located throughout town including Terry Redlin Art Center or Glacial Lakes & Prairies Museum showcasing artifacts from early settlers who lived here during 19th century prairie life era.
South Dakota is made up of 66 counties, each with their own unique characteristics and attractions. One of the most populous counties is Minnehaha County, home to the state’s largest city, Sioux Falls. This county offers a variety of activities for residents and visitors alike, including shopping, dining, and cultural attractions. Further east is Lincoln County – named after President Abraham Lincoln – which features a number of lakes and parks perfect for outdoor recreation. South Dakota’s third largest city, Rapid City, lies in Pennington County with its many historical sites and popular tourist attractions. Moving westward we come to Codington County where Lake Kampeska offers excellent fishing opportunities as well as camping and other recreational activities. Campbell County in the south-central part of the state features both rolling plains and rugged hills which provide a perfect backdrop for outdoor activities such as hunting and hiking. Further south lies Bennett County which features beautiful scenery along with plenty of wildlife viewing opportunities. These are just some examples of the many counties that make up South Dakota; each one offers something unique for visitors to explore!