Pierre, South Dakota

Population 13,687

Pierre is located in Hughes County, SD. The population is 13,687, making Pierre the largest city in Hughes County and the 8th largest city in the state of South Dakota.

There are 6 public schools in Pierre with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Pierre is moderate, and there are 47 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Pierre is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Pierre property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Pierre include Fort Pierre, West Hughes and Cow Creek.

Pierre Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 10.8%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 56.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 32.5%

Crime Rate

43.19% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 199
  • Violent Crimes: 448
  • Robbery: 7
  • Burglary: 604
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

52.89% Higher than national avg.
  • 47 offenders in Pierre
  • 34.34 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

357 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 3
  • Tanks & Spills: 354


Low 2.3%
  • South Dakota unemployment average: 2.6%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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6 Public Schools view public schools

There are 6 K-12 public schools in Pierre, SD and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Pierre's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Pierre, SD

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Property Report Overview

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Housing Inventory

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  • Vacant
  • Rented
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Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

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103 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Pierre, SD issued 103 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 103 permits, 20 were issued for single family homes and 83 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Pierre, SD issued 15 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $448
  • 1 Bedroom: $528
  • 2 Bedrooms: $702
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,021
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,236

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Environmental Hazards

357 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (2437/2591)
    Pierre, SD has 94.06% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Pierre, SD is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.04 Average
    Pierre, SD is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 17.63°
  • February 21.1°
  • March 35.13°
  • April 44.87°
  • May 55.75°
  • June 67.23°
  • July 75.07°
  • August 73.4°
  • September 62.92°
  • October 48.62°
  • November 34.44°
  • December 23.47°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Pierre, SD

Pierre, SD has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Pierre, SD has no risk of hurricanes.
Pierre, SD has a high risk of hail storms.
Pierre, SD has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Pierre, SD: $53,201


Unemployment in Pierre is 2.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 2.6% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 31.81%
White Collar - 68.19%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Dennis Daugaard
  • Sen. Mike Rounds
  • Sen. John Thune

City Representatives

  • Kristi Noem

Neighborhood Info

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