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Population (year 2000): 59,607. Estimated population in July 2005: 62,167 (+4.3% change)
Males: 29,224 (49.0%), Females: 30,383 (51.0%)

Pennington County

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Median resident age: 34.8 years
Median household income: $35,978 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,700 (year 2000)

Rapid City, SD residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Rapid City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.2%)
  • American Indian (12.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (33.7%), Irish (13.7%), Norwegian (10.9%), English (9.9%), United States (4.5%), Swedish (3.8%).

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Elevation: 3247 feet

Land area: 44.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Rapid City

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rapid City city

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

2.4% Foreign born (1.0% Europe, 0.9% Asia, 0.3% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,205 (+7.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Aurora, (321.8 miles pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (896.7 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Valley, SD (5.6 miles Rapid Pine Hills, SD (6.7 miles Colonial Heights, SD (7.5 miles Ashland SD (7.7 miles Blackhawk, Valley, SD (8.3 miles Green Elder, SD (10.4 miles Box AFB, SD Ellsworth (11.8 miles SD (16.6 miles Hermosa,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 92 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1997: 121 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1998: 136 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 1999: 136 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2000: 143 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2001: 194 buildings, average cost: $128,100
  • 2002: 279 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2003: 347 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2004: 384 buildings, average cost: $149,700
  • 2005: 394 buildings, average cost: $152,300

Latitude: 44.08 N, Longitude: 103.23 W

Area code: 605


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Rapid City, South Dakota business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.4%), Retail trade (14.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (10.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,224 (+18.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 25,918 (86.2%)


 

Crime in Rapid City by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 1 0 0 2
    per 100,000 3.4 1.7 1.7 0.0 0.0 3.4
Rapes 49 41 62 53 67 76
    per 100,000 82.2 68.8 104.0 88.9 112.4 127.5
Robberies 31 40 31 25 35 45
    per 100,000 52.0 67.1 52.0 41.9 58.7 75.5
Assaults 144 137 126 136 140 126
    per 100,000 241.6 229.8 211.4 228.2 234.9 211.4
Burglaries 573 431 433 515 409 485
    per 100,000 961.3 723.1 726.4 864.0 686.2 813.7
Thefts 2,252 2,031 2,114 2,070 2,167 2,050
    per 100,000 3778.1 3407.3 3546.6 3472.7 3635.5 3439.2
Auto thefts 173 146 170 131 136 130
    per 100,000 290.2 244.9 285.2 219.8 228.2 218.1
341.8 301.8 316.7 310.8 321.3 331.3


Average climate in Rapid City, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rapid Rapid

Rapid City-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1991, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Rapid City city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/18/1967, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Brandon Claussen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cincinnati Reds, born: May 1, 1979), Keith Foulke - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Boston Red Sox, born: Oct 19, 1972), Kerry Ligtenberg - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Arizona Diamondbacks, born: May 11, 1971), Mark Ellis - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Oakland Athletics, born: Jun 6, 1977), Wil Collins - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 8/24/78), Adam Templeton - College basketball player (UC Irvine Anteaters), Becky Hammon - WNBA player (New York Liberty, born: Mar 11, 1977), Megan Mahoney - WNBA player (Connecticut Sun, born: Feb 18, 1983).


Main business address for: BLACK HILLS CORP /SD/ (ELECTRIC SERVICES), BLACK HILLS POWER INC (ELECTRIC SERVICES).


Hospitals/medical centers in Rapid City:
  • BLACK HILLS SURGERY CENTER LLP (216 ANAMARIA DRIVE)
  • IHS PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (3200 CANYON LAKE DR)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (353 FAIRMONT BLVD)
  • SAME DAY SURGERY CENTER LLC (651 CATHEDRAL DRIVE)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rapid City:
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 10 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RCA)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 13 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RAP)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 143 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; ID: AIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rapid City:
  • STURGIS MUNI (about 26 miles; STURGIS, SD; ID: 49B)
  • CUSTER STATE PARK (about 27 miles; FAIRBURN, SD; ID: 3V0)
  • CUSTER COUNTY (about 37 miles; CUSTER, SD; ID: CUT)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 5 $22,776 $54,662 0 $0
Financial Administration 12 $35,644 $35,644 5 $3,120
Other Government Administration 59 $235,808 $47,960 113 $67,736
Other and Unallocable 82 $388,042 $56,786 368 $181,094
Local Libraries 11 $53,258 $58,099 66 $34,420
Airports 14 $52,520 $45,017 5 $4,074
Health 9 $37,514 $50,018 40 $20,506
Solid Waste Management 43 $150,058 $41,876 0 $0
Sewerage 25 $85,748 $41,159 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 38 $143,090 $45,186 99 $59,748
Housing and Community Development(Local) 16 $61,737 $46,302 0 $0
Natural Resources 1 $5,126 $61,512 0 $0
Water Supply 51 $160,207 $37,695 0 $0
Streets and Highways 63 $241,165 $45,936 106 $43,143
Firefighters 116 $450,886 $46,643 0 $0
Police - Other 30 $99,683 $39,873 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 98 $407,300 $49,873 0 $0
Totals for Government 673 $2,630,562 $46,904 802 $413,841


Colleges/Universities in Rapid City:
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (Full-time enrollment: 2,002; Location: 501 E SAINT JOSEPH ST; Public; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • WESTERN DAKOTA TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (FT enrollment: 821; Location: 800 MICKELSON DR; Public; Website: www.westerndakotatech.org)
  • NATIONAL AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (FT enrollment: 787; Location: 321 KANSAS CITY ST; Private, for-profit; Offers Master's degree)
  • BLACK HILLS BEAUTY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 55; Location: 623 ST JOE; Private, for-profit)
  • HEADLINES ACADEMY OF COSMETOLOGY (FT enrollment: 51; Location: 529 MAIN ST; Private, for-profit)
  • BLACK HILLS INDIAN BIBLE COLLEGE-ASSEMBLIES OF GOD (Location: 1310 N MAPLE AVE; Private, not-for-profit)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL-MEDICAL RAD PROGRAM (Location: 353 FAIRMONT BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rapid City:
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; Full-time enrollment: 3,190)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 89 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 228 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 241 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 253 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 255 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN COLORADO (about 273 miles; GREELEY, CO; FT enrollment: 10,983)
Public high schools in Rapid City:
  • CENTRAL HI SCH (Students: 2,276; Location: 433 N 8TH; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • STEVENS HI SCH (Students: 1,578; Location: 1200 44TH ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAM (Students: 280; Location: 21 ST JOSEPH; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Rapid City:
  • RAPID CITY CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHO (Students: 137; Location: 1212 E FAIRMONT BLVD; Grades: 7 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Rapid City:
  • DAKOTA MIDDLE SCH (Students: 810; Location: 615 COLUMBUS ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SOUTH MIDDLE SCH (Students: 664; Location: 2 INDIANA ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • RAPID VALLEY ELEM (Students: 617; Location: 2601 COVINGTON ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WEST MIDDLE SCH (Students: 582; Location: 1003 SOO SAN DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NORTH MIDDLE SCH (Students: 558; Location: 1501 N. MAPLE ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEADOWBROOK ELEM (Students: 509; Location: 3125 W FLORMANN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GRANDVIEW ELEM (Students: 494; Location: 3301 GRANDVIEW DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • KNOLLWOOD HEIGHTS ELEM (Students: 488; Location: 1701 DOWNING ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SOUTHWEST MIDDLE SCH (Students: 454; Location: 4501 PARK DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CORRAL DRIVE ELEM (Students: 445; Location: 4503 PARK DR; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Rapid City:
  • ST ELIZABETH SETON SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 431 OAKLAND; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 191; Location: 4601 MT RUSHMORE RD BX 2434; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 130; Location: 4905 S HIGHWAY 16; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 4550 S HIGHWAY 16; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 835 E FAIRMONT BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LIFE TREE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 63; Location: 4116 CANYON LAKE DR; Grades: PK - 4)
  • BLACK HILLS CHILDREN'S HOME (Students: 52; Location: 24100 ROCKERVILLE RD; Grades: KG - 7)
  • SEVENTH DAY ADVENTISTS ELEMENT (Students: 15; Location: 305 NORTH 39TH STREET; Grades: 1 - 10)
  • ESPECIALLY FOR CHILDREN (Students: 6; Location: 6015 NAMELESS CAVE RD; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Rapid City:
  • RAPID CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,794,443; Location: 610 QUINCY STREET; 100,248 books; 5,739 audio materials; 5,493 video materials; 288 serial subscriptions)

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Rapid City compared to South Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rapid City:
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KTOQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KBHB (810 AM; 25 kW; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KDSJ (980 AM; 5 kW; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: GOLDRUSH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KZMX (580 AM; 2 kW; HOT SPRINGS, SD; Owner: MT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KKZN (760 AM; 50 kW; THORNTON, CO; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING OF COLORADO, INC.)
  • KUYO (830 AM; daytime; 25 kW; EVANSVILLE, WY; Owner: WYOMING CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rapid City:
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFXS (100.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K258AJ (99.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KBHE-FM (89.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K221DN (92.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: ASSOCIATED INVESTORS, INC.)
  • K212BE (90.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K289AI (105.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K278AN (103.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KAWK (105.1 FM; CUSTER, SD; Owner: MOUNT RUSHMORE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KRCS (93.1 FM; STURGIS, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KSLT (107.3 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZZI (95.9 FM; BELLE FOURCHE, SD; Owner: WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING, L)
  • KDDX (101.1 FM; SPEARFISH, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KSQY (95.1 FM; DEADWOOD, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • K215DV (90.9 FM; BOX ELDER, SD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rapid City:
  • KOTA-TV (Channel 3; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • KEVN-TV (Channel 7; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KEVN, INC.)
  • KNBN (Channel 21; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBHE-TV (Channel 9; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
  • KCLO-TV (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF RAPID CITY, INC.)
  • KZWB-LP (Channel 27; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K33CO (Channel 33; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K15AC (Channel 15; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT TV OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC)

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