Best Place to Raise Your Kids: South Dakota

Best Place to Raise Your Kids: South Dakota

Sioux Falls

Nearest city: Sioux Falls
Population: 147,214
Median family income: $67,495
Runners-up: Rapid City

Sioux Falls, the state's largest city, has a low crime rate and affordable housing. The city's cultural events include the two-day Sioux Falls Jazz & Blues Festival, which takes place each summer.