Rapid City Information

Rapid City Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Rapid City, SD

General Rapid City Information

State: South Dakota

County: Pennington County

Close cities: Box Elder, SD, Blackhawk, SD, Ellsworth AFB, SD, Rapid Valley, SD, Ashland Heights, SD, Rapid City, SD, Green Valley, SD, Black Hawk, SD

Rapid City Population (census data)
Total 63,997 (+5.7% since 2000)
Male 31,376 (49.0%)
Female 32,621 (51.0%)

Population Density: 1,435 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 84.5 (US Avg is 100)

Rapid City Elevation: 3,247 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1888

Land Area: 44.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $41,833

Zip Codes: 57702, 57709, 57703, and 57701.

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Rapid City Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (83.2%)
  • American Indian (12.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.8%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (33.7%)
  • Irish (13.7%)
  • Norwegian (10.9%)
  • English (9.9%)
  • United States (4.5%)
  • Swedish (3.8%)
Foriegn Born: 1,453 people (2.3%)
  • Europe (45.5%)
  • Asia (40.9%)
  • Latin America (13.6%)

Local Rapid City Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Minnesota Twins, Colorado Rockies
NFL Football: Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings
NBA Basketball: Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves
NHL Hockey: Colorado Avalanche
NCAA Sports: Colorado State University, University of Wyoming

Rapid City School Information

High Schools
Central High School (433 N 8th, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Stevens High School (1200 44th Street, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Middle Schools
Dakota Middle School (615 Columbus Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
North Middle School (1501 N Maple Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
South Middle School (2 Indiana Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Southwest Middle School (4501 Park Drive, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
West Middle School (1003 Soo San Drive, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Elementary Schools
Canyon Lake Elementary (1500 Evergreen, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Corral Drive Elementary (4503 Park Drive, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
General Beadle Elementary (10 Van Buren Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Grandview Elementary (3301 Grandview Drive, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Horace Mann Elementary (902 Anamosa Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Knollwood Heights Elementary (1701 Downing Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Meadowbrook Elementary (3125 W Flormann Street, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Pinedale Elementary (4901 W Chicago Street, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Rapid Valley Elementary (2601 Covington Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Robbinsdale Elementary (424 E Indiana Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
South Canyon Elementary (218 Nordbye Lane, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
South Park Elementary (207 E Flormann Street, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Valley View Elementary (4840 Homestead Street, Rapid City, SD, 57703 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Woodrow Wilson Elementary (827 Franklin, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Other/Private Schools
Alternative Program (21 St. Joseph, Rapid City, SD, 57701 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)
Kibben-Kuster (3302 W Street Cloud Street, Rapid City, SD, 57702 - Rapid City Area School District 51-4 District)

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