The cost of living in South Dakota is slightly below the state average, going 0.2 below the national average. However, when it comes to groceries, it is slightly above. Meanwhile, housing is over 12 points higher. However, the median home cost and rent are lower than the national average. South Dakota excels in one area in its transportation costs, which can go over 10 below the national average. Overall, it's an affordable place to retire to, and while your face probably won't be the next on Mount Rushmore, you can carve yourself a wonderful little life during your golden years.
|COST OF LIVING||South Dakota||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$167,100||$291,700|