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Why Live in
South Dakota?

Land in South Dakota is one of the most desirable jewels for investors and homeowners today. Beyond the incredible scenery and adventures that await in your backyard, you'll enjoy economic perks like no personal state income tax. 


The Wall Street Journal and just named Rapid City, South Dakota (30 minutes from Dakota Highland Estates) the #2 housing market in the U.S., due to the quality of life homeowners experience and the ability to offer a strong return on the investment.


Near Dakota Highland Estates, you'll also find Monument Health, the first hospital in South Dakota to become part of the highly vetted Mayo Clinic Care Network. 

Don't miss out — invest in land for sale in South Dakota now.

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Discover Top Benefits

Return on Investment

WSJ and recently named Rapid City (just 30 minutes from Dakota Highland Estates) the #2  housing market in the U.S., due to the quality of life homeowners experience and its ability to offer a strong return on the investment. Whether you build or flip the land, your money will work for you.

Stunning Scenery

The Black Hills National Forest, Badlands National Park, Mount Rushmore, Bear Butte, and many more scenic landmarks cushion rolling hills and lush prairies. You'll quickly see familiar faces of buffalo, burros, antelope, bald eagles, and more stunning wildlife. 

Low Taxes

In South Dakota, there is no personal state income tax or corporate income tax, and the per capita personal income ranks in the top 5 of all states. In fact, low taxes makes it the second best state in the country to start a business, per a 2021 Blueprint report.

Outdoor Activities

Explore the natural beauty of the outdoors by moving to South Dakota, where you'll have ample opportunities to hike, horseback ride, camp, golf, bike, rock climb, and  more. The Western region of South Dakota also offers ample opportunities for snow sports.

Low Cost of Living

South Dakota is the most affordable state to
build a new home right now, according to Ramsey Solutions. Meanwhile, the cost of healthcare, utilities, housing and transportation all rank well below the national average, meaning your dollar goes further here.

Bustling Cities

Dakota Highland Estates is situated a convenient

30-minute drive from Rapid City, where you'll find the Black Hills Speedway, museums like the South Dakota Air and Space Museum, the Black Hills Symphony Orchestra, Bear Country USA, and more.

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"Take me back to the Black Hills,
the Black Hills of Dakota."

— "The Black Hills of Dakota," performed by Doris Day

Reasons to Love South Dakota

"The pandemic has inspired newfound interest in the U.S.'s wide open spaces—and South Dakota, one of the least sparsely populated states, is full of them [...] The state has otherworldly rock formations, Indigenous cuisine, and elevated camping experiences."

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