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Population (year 2000): 7,043
Males: 3,552 (50.4%), Females: 3,491 (49.6%)

Pennington County

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Median resident age: 30.5 years
Median household income: $39,816 (year 2000)
Median house value: $79,400 (year 2000)

Rapid Valley, SD residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Rapid Valley:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.5%)
  • American Indian (6.1%)
  • Two or more races (3.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Black (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (40.3%), Irish (14.1%), Norwegian (13.6%), English (6.2%), French (5.3%), United States (5.1%).

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Elevation: 3100 feet

Land area: 10.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Rapid Valley

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rapid Valley CDP

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 59.8%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

1.3% Foreign born




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: City, SD Rapid (5.6 miles pop. 59,607).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CO Aurora, (323.0 miles pop. 276,393).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (893.3 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Valley, SD (3.0 miles Green Heights, SD (4.4 miles Ashland City, SD Rapid (5.6 miles Elder, SD (5.7 miles Box AFB, SD Ellsworth (7.4 miles Pine Hills, SD (11.0 miles Colonial SD (12.8 miles Blackhawk, SD (16.0 miles Hermosa,

Latitude: 44.07 N, Longitude: 103.15 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.1%), Retail trade (15.4%), Manufacturing (13.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,418 (-48.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 181 (4.8%)

Average climate in Rapid Valley, South Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rapid Valley-area historical tornado activity is significantly below South Dakota state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1991, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Rapid Valley 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 3.6 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Rapid Valley:
  • BLACK HILLS SURGERY CENTER LLP (about 5 miles; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • IHS PHS INDIAN HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; RAPID CITY, SD)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; RAPID CITY, SD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rapid Valley:
  • ELLSWORTH AFB (about 6 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RCA)
  • RAPID CITY REGIONAL (about 8 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; ID: RAP)
  • ALLIANCE MUNI (about 141 miles; ALLIANCE, NE; ID: AIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rapid Valley:
  • CUSTER STATE PARK (about 28 miles; FAIRBURN, SD; ID: 3V0)
  • STURGIS MUNI (about 29 miles; STURGIS, SD; ID: 49B)
  • CUSTER COUNTY (about 41 miles; CUSTER, SD; ID: CUT)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rapid Valley:
  • SOUTH DAKOTA SCHOOL OF MINES AND TECHNOLOGY (about 5 miles; RAPID CITY, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,002)
  • BLACK HILLS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; SPEARFISH, SD; FT enrollment: 3,190)
  • CHADRON STATE COLLEGE (about 87 miles; CHADRON, NE; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • CASPER COLLEGE (about 233 miles; CASPER, WY; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING (about 245 miles; LARAMIE, WY; FT enrollment: 9,665)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY (about 249 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,203)
  • BISMARCK STATE COLLEGE (about 252 miles; BISMARCK, ND; FT enrollment: 2,205)
 

Rapid Valley compared to South Dakota state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Rapid Valley:
  • KIMM (1150 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: KIMM RADIO, INC.)
  • KKLS (920 AM; 10 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KTOQ (1340 AM; 1 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KOTA (1380 AM; 5 kW; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)
  • 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)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KTWO (1030 AM; 50 kW; CASPER, WY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • 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 Valley:
  • KLMP (97.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KZLK (106.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: STEVEN E.DUFFY)
  • KIQK (104.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: HAUGO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KKMK (93.9 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • K258AJ (99.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KOUT (98.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFXS (100.3 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)
  • KQRQ (92.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: NEW GENERATION BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K221DN (92.1 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: ASSOCIATED INVESTORS, INC.)
  • K212BE (90.3 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KRKI (99.5 FM; NEWCASTLE, WY; Owner: MICHAEL RADIO GROUP)
  • K289AI (105.7 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: BETHESDA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K278AN (103.5 FM; RAPID CITY, SD; Owner: DUHAMEL BROADCASTING ENTERPRISES)

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

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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