In 2019, Rapid City PUMA, SD had a population of 187k people with a median age of 40 and a median household income of $56,531. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Rapid City PUMA, SD grew from 184,920 to 187,027, a 1.14% increase and its median household income grew from $54,674 to $56,531, a 3.4% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rapid City PUMA, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (83.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.93%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%), White (Hispanic) (2.84%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.15%). 3.91% of the households in Rapid City PUMA, SD speak a non-English language at home as their primary language.
98.8% of the residents in Rapid City PUMA, SD are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in West South Dakota--Rapid City PUMA, SD are National American University-Rapid City (660 degrees awarded in 2019), South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (638 degrees), and Black Hills State University (603 degrees).
In 2019, the median property value in Rapid City PUMA, SD was $186,800, and the homeownership rate was 70.2%. Most people in Rapid City PUMA, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapid City PUMA, SD was 2 cars per household.