In 2017, Rapid City, SD had a population of 144k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $52,683. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rapid City, SD grew from 142,585 to 143,711, a 0.79% increase and its median household income grew from $51,486 to $52,683, a 2.32% increase.
The population of Rapid City, SD is 82.5% White Alone, 6.66% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 4.57% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Rapid City, SD speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rapid City, SD are South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (463 degrees awarded in 2017), National American University-Rapid City (337 degrees), and Western Dakota Technical Institute (305 degrees).
The median property value in Rapid City, SD is $172,600, and the homeownership rate is 69.9%. Most people in Rapid City, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapid City, SD is 2 cars per household.
Rapid City, SD borders Spearfish, SD.