There are over 100,000 cities and towns in the United States and this South Dakota town ranked in the Top 10 on the list of “Best-Run Cities In America”!

According to Wallethub Analyst Cassandra Happe...“The best-run cities in America use their budgets most effectively to provide high-quality financial security, education, health, safety and transportation to their residents.

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Many of the top cities also have a very low amount of outstanding government debt per capita, which can prevent financial troubles in the future.”

And when it comes to “Best Run Cities 2024” Sioux Falls ranked number 9.

WalletHub evaluated the operational efficiency of 148 major U.S. cities to identify those with the best management practices.

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They developed a "Quality of Services" score comprising 36 metrics organized into six service categories.

This score was then compared to each city's per capita budget allocation to determine which municipalities were delivering services most efficiently relative to their spending.

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Here are the Top 10 Best Run Cities In America according to Wallethub...

  1. Nampa, Idaho
  2. Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
  3. Boise, Idaho
  4. Nashua, New Hampshire
  5. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  6. Durham, North Carolina
  7. Provo, Utah
  8. Fort Wayne, Indiana
  9. Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  10. Wichita, Kansas
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Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants Within 90 Minutes of Sioux Falls

Veer off the beaten path. Take a road trip and try some favorite small-town eateries. Just by driving a few miles, you could find some delicious hidden gems.

From steaks to seafood, chislic to chicken, these are out-of-the-way unexpected finds that will make your taste buds tingle.

Here's a list of 14 Road Trip-Worthy Restaurants within 90 minutes of Sioux Falls.

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