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TRADITIONAL SOUTH DAKOTA FOODS


  • Kuchen
  • Coffee Cake
  • Almond Cakes
  • Spice Cookies
  • Yeast Crullers
  • Buffalo
  • Corn Balls
  • Fry Bread
  • Potatoes
  • Whole Wheat Bread



 

 

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT SOUTH DAKOTA?


  1. South Dakota has an estimated population of 814,180. Pierre is the state capital and Sioux Falls, with a population of nearly 160,000, is South Dakota's largest city.

  2. Historically dominated by an agricultural economy and a rural lifestyle, South Dakota has recently sought to diversify its economy to attract and retain residents.

  3. Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black HillsSouth Dakota contains several sites that are administered by the National Park Service.

  4. A tunnel along the George S. Mickelson Trail, a rail trail in the Black Hills. Fishing and hunting are both popular outdoor activities in South Dakota.

  5. The service industry is the largest economic contributor in South Dakota. This sector includes the retail, finance, and health care industries.

  6. South Dakota has a continental climate with four distinct seasons, ranging from very cold, dry winters to hot and semi-humid summers.

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Wright State University graduate Ann Weisgarber discusses her novel, The Personal History of Rachel DuPree. Set in 1917, the book portrays the struggles of the title character, an African American woman living in the South Dakota Badlands with her husband and children. It is a rare glimpse into the lives of an African American ranch family in the American West.
 
 
DEMOGRAPHICS & QUICK FACTS
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Demographics of South Dakota
By Race White Black American Indian Asian Hispanic
total population 87.4% 1.0% 8.2% 0.9% 2.1%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

South Dakota

Quick Facts:
  1. South Dakota ranks #9 as best states to live.  Source

  2. Percentage of black-owned firms, 0.2%

  3. 50.9% of South Dakotans are female and 49% are male.


State Symbols:

South Dakota Flag
The Flag of the State of South Dakota


  • Flower - American Pasque flower
  • Bird - Ring-necked Pheasant
  • Tree - Black Hills Spruce
  • Mineral - Rose quartz
  • Fish - Walleye
  • Gem - Fairburn agate
  • Song - "Hail, South Dakota!"
  • Animal - Coyote
  • Insect - Honey bee

    Nickname: The Mount Rushmore State (official)

    Motto(s): Under God the people rule

    Capital: Pierre


5 Largest Cities:
  1. Sioux Falls
  2. Rapid City
  3. Aberdeen
  4. Watertown
  5. Brookings
 


 
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