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Autos Drive South Dakota Forward

Industry Impact

  • 20,959 20,959 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 3.5% 3.5% of State Workforce
  • $1.13B $1.13 Billion Labor Income
  • $1.33B $1.33 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 38,271 38,271 Total New Car Sales
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 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

  • $137.50M $137.50 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 8% 8% of State Tax Revenue
  • $53M $53 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $29M $29 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $12M $12 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $277.49M $277.49 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $728,816 $728,816 in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $911,204 $911,204 State Income Taxes
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year.

Registrations

961,184 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 322,985 (33.60%)
  • CUVs 149,819 (15.59%)
  • SUVs 123,572 (12.86%)
  • Pickups 303,283 (31.55%)
  • Vans/Minivans 61,525 (6.40%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 889,738 (92.57%)
  • Diesel 64,126 (6.67%)
  • Hybrid 6,738 (0.70%)
  • Electric 256 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 326 (0.03%)
In South Dakota, the average age of vehicles is 13.6 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.6 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance 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 (1.20%)
  • Electric 69 (0.18%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 66 (0.17%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $1.19 Million Total Imports
  • $3.49 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $116,303 Total Imports
  • $433,688 Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 717
  • Electric Charging Stations 33
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 24
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

South Dakota Consumers

  • $34,867 $34,867 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $56,521 $56,521 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $4,710 $4,710 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $531 $531 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 11% 11% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (81%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (1%)
  • Other (10%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.

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