Tea is a city in Lincoln County, South Dakota, United States and is a suburb of Sioux Falls.
The population was 3,806 at the 2010 census. As of the census of 2010, there were 3,806 people, 1,254 households, and 1,009 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,252.1 inhabitants per square mile. There were 1,354 housing units at an average density of 801.2 per square mile. Median income for a household in the city was $50,671, and the median income for a family was $52,297. Males had a median income of $32,734 versus $23,860 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,719.
Tea contains three recreational areas: Tea Athletic Complex, Howling Ridge Park, and Prairie Trails Park. Teapot Days is an annual community event held each June that lasts 3 days. The event features carnival rides, fireworks, food vendors, musical concerts, craft/ art show and a parade.
Tea Public Schools are part of the Tea Area School District. The Tea Area School District has one elementary school, one intermediate school, one middle school, and one high school. Students attend Tea Area High School.