Rapid City, SD has a population of 72,441 people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $47,300. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Rapid City, SD grew from 71,692 to 72,441, a 1.04% increase and its median household income grew from $46,966 to $47,300, a 0.71% increase.
The population of Rapid City, SD is 76.8% White, 10.1% Native, and 5.26% Two+. 4.08% of the people in Rapid City, SD speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rapid City, SD are South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, with 423 graduates, Western Dakota Technical Institute, with 310 graduates, and National American University-Rapid City, with 186 graduates.
The median property value in Rapid City, SD is $166,000, and the homeownership rate is 61%. Most people in Rapid City, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 14.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapid City, SD is 2 cars per household.
Rapid City, SD is a census place located in Pennington County, SD. It borders Ashland Heights, SD; Box Elder, SD; Colonial Pine Hills, SD; Green Valley, SD; and Rapid Valley, SD.