In 2017, Rapid City, SD had a population of 72.8k people with a median age of 37.1 and a median household income of $48,895. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rapid City, SD grew from 72,441 to 72,841, a 0.552% increase and its median household income grew from $47,300 to $48,895, a 3.37% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rapid City, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.2%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (10.5%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (4.64%), White (Hispanic) (2.52%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.45%). N/A% 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 (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 $170,700, and the homeownership rate is 60.8%. Most people in Rapid City, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapid City, SD is 2 cars per household.