IndustryNet Account
For Buyers:
  • View Search History and Save Searches
  • Save Supplier Listings and Add Notes
  • Save and Review RFQs / RFIs / RFPs
For Suppliers:
  • Update Your Listing Information
  • Upgrade Your Listing or Add Categories
  • View and Respond to Leads

 Keep me logged inForgot?

Don't have an account? Create a FREE account now!
Expand or Relocate to South Dakota

South Dakota Business Data

Relocate or Expand to South Dakota

SD business climate, manufacturer incentives, and advantages of local communities

Business Data for South Dakota


Total Labor Force

Unemployment Rate

# Manufacturers

Manufacturing Jobs

Right to Work

Unemp. Insurance Tax

Manufacturing stats updated on 3/6/2018. All other data updated on 11/13/2017. IndustryNet is not responsible for errors or omissions.
Corporate Income Tax

Sales Tax

Property Tax
Ranges from 1-4% of actual value. Property assessed at 85% of market value.

Leading Mfg. Industries
(by # of employees)
22% Food and kindred products
15% Industrial machinery and equipment
9% Miscellaneous manufacturing industries
8% Fabricated metal products
8% Transportation equipment

Largest Mfg. Employers
(by # of employees)
Smithfield Foods (Sioux Falls) - 3,500
Dakota Turkey Growers, LLC (Huron) - 2,032
Daktronics, Inc. (Brookings) - 1,600
LifeScape (Sioux Falls) - 1,000
Link Snacks, Inc. (Alpena) - 997
Counties with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Minnehaha - 17,849
Brookings - 5,006
Codington - 4,205
Pennington - 4,154
Beadle - 3,286

Cities with the Most Mfg. Jobs
Sioux Falls - 16,220
Brookings - 4,634
Watertown - 4,202
Rapid City - 3,945
Huron - 3,242

Mfg. Related Business Incentives
• Tax refunds (sales, use & contractors' excise taxes) for new and expanding businesses
• Property tax abatement program (forgives up to 100% of property taxes on a new structure or addition to an existing one)
• Zero personal income tax; Zero personal property tax; Zero business inventory tax
• REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) Fund
• Economic Development Finance Authority (EDFA) Pooled Bond Program
• Workforce Development Training Grant
• Economic Development Finance Authority (EDFA)
• SBA 504 Loan Program
• APEX Loan Program
• MicroLOAN South Dakota Loan Program

Economic development agencies, chambers of commerce, and other organizations & businesses available to assist with your relocation to or from South Dakota

Topeka, KS
Striving to recruit new business & help companies expand in Kansas
Are you an economic development agency, chamber of commerce, or other organization in the business of helping companies relocate or expand? List your organization here and connect with growing businesses!
A service of MNI
 Find a Supplier  About IndustryNet  
 Get Free Quotes  Buyer Reviews
 Expansion & Relocation Guide  Marketing Solutions
 IndustryNet Blog  Add or Upgrade Listing
 ISO Standards & Certifications  Link to IndustryNet
 Browse All Categories  Contact IndustryNet
 Browse All Companies  Legal Information
© 2019 MNI