Pennington County , South Dakota

Pennington County: County in South Dakota, United States of America

Pennington County locator map
Location of Pennington County on South Dakota map.

About

Pennington County is a county located in the U.S. state of South Dakota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 100,948 and a population density of 14 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 113,775 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rapid City. The county was created 146 years ago in 1874.

Geography

Pennington County is located at 44°0'13"N 102°49'26"W (44.0037300, -102.8238300). It has 2 neighbors: Meade County and Custer County.

Pennington County Courthouse 2017 image
Pennington County Courthouse 2017

The largest city of Pennington County is Rapid City with a population of 77,503. Other cities include, Box Elder population 6,811, Hill City population 1,032, Wall population 875 and New Underwood population 673. See all Pennington County cities & populated places.

Pennington County Courthouse 2017 image

Pennington County map

Pennington County Quick Facts

Population : 113,775 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
Different from : Pennington County
Area : 7211 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : John L. Pennington
Altitude : 2,953 feet / 900 meters
Capital : Rapid City
Establishment : January 01, 1875
Time Zone : America/Denver
Local time : 04:14:01 (15th June 2021)
Density : 16 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 11.27% (2010-2019)

Pennington County has 2 neighbours.

  • Rapid City

Demographics

The population of Pennington County increased by 11.27% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 100,948 - census
2011 102,404 1.42% estimation process
2012 104,232 1.75% estimation process
2013 105,919 1.59% estimation process
2014 107,510 1.48% estimation process
2015 108,088 0.53% estimation process
2016 109,111 0.94% estimation process
2017 110,503 1.26% estimation process
2018 111,950 1.29% estimation process
2019 113,775 1.6% estimation process

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Other places with the same name (1)

Pennington County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Pennington County.

City Name Population Title
Rapid City 77,503 County seat of Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Box Elder 6,811 City in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Hill City 1,032 City in South Dakota, United States of America
Wall 875 City in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
New Underwood 673 Human settlement in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States of America
Keystone 343 Town in Pennington County, South Dakota
Scenic 63 Community in Pennington County, South Dakota, US
Green Valley 49 Township in Pennington County, South Dakota
Owanka 30 Township in Pennington County, South Dakota
Wasta 22 Township in Pennington County, South Dakota
Quinn 12 Town in South Dakota, United States of America

South Dakota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
South Dakota 884,659 State of the United States of America
Minnehaha County 193,134 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Sioux Falls 154,409 City in and county seat of Minnehaha County, South Dakota, United States
Rapid City 77,503 County seat of Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Lincoln County 61,128 County in South Dakota, United States
Brown County 38,839 County in South Dakota, United States
Brookings County 35,077 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Meade County 28,332 County in South Dakota, United States
Codington County 28,009 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Lawrence County 25,844 County in South Dakota, United States
Yankton County 22,814 County in South Dakota, United States
Watertown 22,174 City in and county seat of Codington County, South Dakota, United States
Davison County 19,775 County in South Dakota, United States of America
Beadle County 18,453 County in South Dakota, United States
Hughes County 17,526 County in Oklahoma, United States
Union County 15,932 County in South Dakota, United States

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