Whittier, Sioux Falls, SD

Whittier Neighborhood Guide Sioux Falls, SD


Whittier is a highly diverse, urban neighborhood located in the heart of Sioux Falls, South Dakota. This vibrant and bustling community is nestled between East 10th Street and North Cliff Avenue, with easy access to the I-229. The neighborhood is characterized by its historic charm with many early 20th century residences, and commercial areas interspersed with large parks such as Whittier Park and Terrace Park. Whittier is also home to the iconic McKennan Park, a beloved spot with its lush gardens, bandshell, and tennis courts.

What You Will Love About Whittier, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

  • The plethora of outdoor activities provided by the neighboring parks, such as tennis, swimming, and bird watching at McKennan Park.
  • Whittier's close proximity to Downtown Sioux Falls, allowing for convenient access to a wide array of dining, shopping, and entertainment options.
  • The rich and diverse cultural ambience, with an array of ethnic stores and restaurants adding to its unique charm.
  • The neighborhood’s historic homes and buildings, transporting you back to the early 1900s with their timeless architectural appeal.

What’s Nearby

Whittier is close to downtown Sioux Falls, making it a desirable location for those who enjoy a short commute. Neighboring points of interest include Terrace Park, featuring the beautiful Japanese Gardens and the family-friendly Terrace Park Family Aquatic Center. The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum is a short drive away for family-friendly educational outings.


Living in Whittier, you'll experience a diverse urban lifestyle with a blend of historical charm. The neighborhood boasts a strong sense of community with various cultural festivals and local events. It's a great place for those who love being outdoors, with plenty of parks and recreational activities available.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 96 restaurants, 18 grocery stores, and 21 parks within a mile of the Whittier neighborhood.

    East African Grocery Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.2 miles

    318 N Cliff Ave

    Franklin Food Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    711 N Cliff Ave

    Mogadisho Grocery Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Gourmet Store, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1515 E 10th St

    Shalom Ethiopian Coffee House

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1701 E 10th St

    Ecowater Systems

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    912 E 8th St

    Nikkif La Mexicana

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    113 S Indiana Ave

Whittier Apartments and Rentals

39 Rental properties in Whittier, Sioux Falls, SD.

  • Beadle West property


    Beadle West

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    630–1100 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Springbrook Estates property


    Springbrook Estates

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    620–840 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • 2105 East Austin Street property


    2105 East Austin Street

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1102 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 6 Flats V property


    6 Flats V

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    612 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 6 Flats IV property


    6 Flats IV

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    585 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Whittier Demographics

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Whittier Reviews

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  • Mostly Older Buildings


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Pet Friendly


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Potholes


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside


    Say 4 of 5 renters

Whittier Transportation

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Very Walkable

Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.


Bike Score®

Sioux Area Metro


500 E 6th St

Sioux Falls Transit


500 E 6th St

Logistics Buddy


2200 E Rice St

Source: foursquare.com

Whittier Schools

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