About a year ago, in January 2022, the City of Sioux Falls said that the city's population had surpassed 200,000 people.
And people are still discovering the magic of Sioux Falls. Thousands more folks have joined us over the past year.
And what has become a pretty frequent tradition, the City has updated our 'Welcome to Sioux Falls" city limits signs. The new population of Sioux Falls is listed as 208,884.
What is Sioux Falls' Population in 2023?
Sioux Falls Mayor Paul Tehaken posted a picture of the new signs on Facebook recently.
MORE: The Decade When Sioux Falls Had A 370% Population Boom
Sure it's just the standard white lettering on a green metal sign. But having watched that number grow over the last few decades has been amazing.
A Survival Guide For Your First Winter in South Dakota
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
, and the rest of the Sioux Empire (AKA southeastern South Dakota) are welcoming thousands of new residents every year.
Many of you new folks will be experiencing your first eastern South Dakota winter. While it doesn't usually get as bad as our Dakota friends up north, I speak from experience when I say it can get a little rough.
So, to help ease you into winter in Sioux Falls and South Dakota here are some winter survival tips:
The Ultimate Sioux Falls Visitor's Guide: A to Z
has lots to explore; fun stuff for the whole family, food of every kind, educational opportunities, and more! If you have out-of-town guests visiting, show them around our city. Eat at places they've never eaten. Take them to places they'd never go. Take some great photos to post on social media (and don't forget the hashtag #HiFromSiouxFalls).
We've even listed some cool hotels where they can stay if you don't have the room.
It's a pretty awesome city and that's why we think you should come and visit. If you're coming on business or pleasure, we've put together a list of places to go and things to see. We know you want to explore the attractions the city is known for like Falls Park, the Arc of Dreams, and the Sculpture Walk, but there's a lot more to see and do than just the touristy (that's really a word) stuff. The best places to go are where the locals go and we have a not your average, ordinary visitor's guide.
Here's a list of over 100 things to do and places to go in Sioux Falls.
for a list of all the places we mention and links to each one. Print it out or save it to your phone and use it as a reference when you're visiting. See you soon!