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Rural TEA

South Dakota Rural TEA

The Definition of a RURAL TEA:

  1. An area not located within a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) as designated by the Office of Management and Budget;
  2. Or the outer boundary of any city or town having a population of 20,000 or more based on the most recent census.

What does a rural TEA mean for industry professionals and investors?

The RIA Act of 2022 created a unique set aside for areas designated as RURAL. 

A project that is located in a rural TEA qualifies for priority processing of Form I-526 by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.���These investors will qualify for set-aside visas from the rural TEA classification, which makes up 20% of the yearly allocation of EB-5 visas.

 

SOUTH DAKOTA ECONOMY: The current-dollar gross state product of South Dakota was $39.8 billion as of 2010, the fifth-smallest total state output in the U.S.

The service industry is the largest economic contributor in South Dakota. This sector includes the retail, finance, and healthcare industries.

RURAL TEA COUNTIES IN SOUTH DAKOTA:

  • Aurora
    Beadle
    Bennett
    Bon Homme
    Brookings
    Brown
    Brule
    Buffalo
    Butte
    Campbell
    Charles Mix
    Clark
    Clay
    Custer
    Codington
    Corson
    Davison
    Day
    Deuel
    Dewey
    Douglas
    Edmunds
    Fall River
    Faulk
    Grant
    Gregory
    Haakon
    Hamlin
    Hand
    Hanson
    Harding
    Hughes
    Hutchinson
    Hyde
    Jackson
    Jerauld
    Jones
    Kingsbury
    Lake
    Lawrence
    Lyman
    Marshall
    McPherson
    Mellette
    Miner
    Moody
    Oglala Lakota
    Perkins
    Potter
    Roberts
    Sanborn
    Spink
    Stanley
    Sully
    Todd
    Tripp

INTERACTIVE RURAL TEA MAP