Spearfish, once coined the "fasting growing town in the Mid-west" is a picturesque community where friendliness and courtesy are a way of life. With blue sky, forested hills and vast prairies, Spearfish offers an appreciation of nature and beauty not often seen in today's world.

Spearfish represents one of the most broad-based economies in Western South Dakota. With roots in education, health care, tourism, mining and timber, the economy has grown and diversified substantially over the pasted 25 years. Abundant natural resources, well-educated workforce, access to major transportation routes and its ideal location has help fuel the economic growth of Spearfish.

The Greater Spearfish Area has historically experienced steady growth. The growth rate for the area has remained at 3% annually.

The following information provided contains a comprehensive list of demographic information. The Greater Spearfish Area is defined as a 5-mile radias circling the City of Spearfish. 

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