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21,162
21,162 Total Auto Jobs in South Dakota
3.48%
3.48% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$1.13B
Total Labor Income Annually
$1.33B
Total Car Sales in 2018
38.3K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$142.1M
Total State Tax revenue
7.4%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$51.6M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$29.3M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$12.9M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$276.5M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$542.5K
Corporate Profits Tax
$1.1M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

961,184

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 322,985 (33.6%)
  • CUVs 149,819 (15.59%)
  • SUVs 123,572 (12.86%)
  • Pickups 303,283 (31.55%)
  • Vans/Minivans 61,525 (6.4%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 889,738 (92.57%)
  • Diesel 64,126 (6.67%)
  • Hybrid 6,738 (0.7%)
  • Electric 256 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 326 (0.03%)

The South Dakota average age of vehicles is 13.63 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

38,271

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 5,618 (14.68%)
  • CUVs 14,296 (37.35%)
  • SUVs 4,016 (10.49%)
  • Pickups 12,884 (33.67%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,457 (3.81%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 34,926 (91.26%)
  • Diesel 2,749 (7.18%)
  • Hybrid 461 (1.2%)
  • Electric 69 (0.18%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 66 (0.17%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 3.5M 3.5 Million Total Imports
  • 1.2M 1.2 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 433.7K 433.7 Thousand Total Imports
  • 116.3K 116.3 Thousand Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.