South Dakota relocation resources
South Dakota has plenty of wide open spaces for you to relocate to, use our guide to help. You will find state information, moving companies, Realtors, school information, motor vehicle, and drivers license information to get your license changed.
South Dakota, home to Mt Rushmore in the Black Hills, is one of the least densely populated states in the nation and her economy built primarily on agriculture. SD produces wheat, beef, pork, corn and sunflower seeds and oil. Dances with Wolves, filmed entirely in South Dakota, highlights the plight of the Lakota Indians and their troubled coexistence with settlers. Sitting Bull hailed from South Dakota and there defeated Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer, who was last in his class at West Point. Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up in South Dakota and there formed the plains style writing which made her novel, Little House on the Prairie, a huge bestseller and spawned the long running TV show.
The State of South Dakota website is as vast as the plains upon which it was written. State laws, regulations, education, opportunity and transportation are highlighted for residents, visitors and those who are relocating to the Mount Rushmore State.
Here are some helpful tips and reminders everyone should take.
Change your postal address online, and get your mail delivered to your new South Dakota home. The United postal service allows you to change your address online. It is easy to use and helps make sure no mail gets lost in the transition.
You can have a quote from a professional moving company faster than you can say "South Dakota -- here we come". Vanlines.com has done a great job at finding a company easy. They have put a list of moving companies in South Dakota allowing you to get a free quote.
The state of South Dakota Department of Safety has made learning the requirements and changing your license easy.
Here is a resource where you can view all the cities of South Dakota real estate. View farms, homes, condos, townhomes and lots and land so that you can find the community where you want to live.
Being able to compare schools in South Dakota and class room sizes really matter when you are a parent. Great Schools.net is parent's #1 choice for school information. Use their helpful charts and graphs to find the best school for your kids.
South Dakota Home Price Appreciation (Average Annual Rate)
South Dakota Vs. National Average
1 Year South Dakota 6.2% National Average 8.6%
3 Years South Dakota 5.3% National Average 7.4%
5 YearsSouth Dakota 5.0% National Average 6.1%
10 Years South Dakota 5.4% National Average 4.3%
10 Largest Cities in South Dakota:
1. Sioux Falls 123,975
2. Rapid City 59,607
3. Aberdeen 24,658
4. Watertown 20,237
5. Brookings 18,504
6. Mitchell 14,558
7. Pierre 13,876
8. Yankton 13,528
9. Huron 11,893
10. Vermillion 9,765