National Community Survey

What is the National Community Survey?

The City Council conducts The National Community Survey (The NCS) every two years to measure how residents rank the “livability” of Sioux Falls.

Measuring Changes in Our Growing Community

As Sioux Falls continues to grow, data from The NCS provides a compass for tracking the changes and improvements that matter most to our residents. The 2023 survey supplied valuable insights that provide an overview of community strengths and challenges that are used for future planning. View the results of the 2023 survey

A Few Highlights:
  • The local economy remains strong as residents appreciate Sioux Falls’ businesses and work climate

  • Residents share a growing concern regarding affordability.

  • Sioux Falls residents continue to experience a high quality of life and engagement with their community.

Learn more about The NCS.