In 2017, Rapid City PUMA, SD had a population of 183k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $51,964. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rapid City PUMA, SD grew from 182,008 to 183,168, a 0.637% increase and its median household income grew from $50,581 to $51,964, a 2.73% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rapid City PUMA, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.5%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.69%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.32%), White (Hispanic) (2.42%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.08%). 3.84% of the people in Rapid City PUMA, SD speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Rapid City PUMA, SD are Black Hills State University (634 degrees awarded in 2017), South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (463 degrees), and National American University-Rapid City (337 degrees).
The median property value in Rapid City PUMA, SD is $170,400, and the homeownership rate is 69.4%. Most people in Rapid City PUMA, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapid City PUMA, SD is 2 cars per household.