South Dakota Counties: 2014-2015, 2010-2015
The 10 fastest growing counties in South Dakota from 2014-2015 include:
Lincoln County ranked among the 100 fastest growing counties in the U.S., coming in 77th.
If we look at growth from 2010-2015, the 10 fastest growing counties in South Dakota change a little bit:
Lincoln County, again, ranks well across the nation, coming in with the 19th highest growth rate of 17.9% from 2010-2015. The population gain totaled 8,026. A second South Dakota county also landed on the Top 100 Counties in the U.S. list: Lake County. Lake County ranked 55th with a growth rate of 12.7% and population gain of 1,422.
South Dakota Micro & Metropolitans: 2014-2015
South Dakota has three MSAs; Sioux Falls, Rapid City, and Sioux City (North Sioux City).
South Dakota also has several Micropolitans that are included in this data release as well:
More detail is available with the County Population Estimates and the Metro & Micropolitan Estimates, including details on the components of population change which examine the births, deaths, and net migration values that led to the population changes.