The new year is upon us and we hope you’re settling in and succeeding at writing 2015 on, well, everything. Baby steps, right? We’re back with another round-up of rankings that make mention of South Dakota or the fabulous parts that make-up South Dakota.
Sioux Falls ranked 4th in WalletHub’s Best Cities to Find a Job in 2015 study. The study looked at two main categories: Job Market (Sioux Falls ranked 12th) and Socio-Economic Environment (Sioux Falls ranked 8th).
The Milken Institute released a study reviewing the Best Cities for Successful Aging and among small metro’s both Rapid City and Sioux Falls made the list. Rapid City came in 5th and Sioux Falls claimed 2nd.
South Dakota is #1 for Small Business! The Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council released their annual Small Business Policy Index for 2014 and South Dakota shines. In years past, the same organization released a Small Business Survival Index and in all but two years, since 1996, South Dakota ranked #1 in small business survival. For those two years where we didn’t rank #1, we came in second.