Rapid City Pennington County, South Dakota

Rapid City: County seat of Pennington County, South Dakota, United States

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About

Rapid City is a city located in the county of Pennington in the U.S. state of South Dakota. Its population at the 2010 census was 67,956 and a population density of 481 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 77,503 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1875.

Geography

Rapid City is located at 44°4'50"N 103°13'52"W (44.0805400, -103.2310100).

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Rapid City Quick Facts

Population : 77,503 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : South Dakota (United States)
County : Pennington County
Postal code : 57709, 57702, 57003, 57701
Phone Area Codes : 605
Area : 141.22 km2
Altitude : 3,202 feet / 976 meters
Capital city : Rapid City is capital of Pennington County
Establishment : January 01, 1876 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−07:00
Local time : 11:22:32 (18th June 2021)
Density : 549 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 12.32% (2010-2019)

Demographics

The population of Rapid City increased by 12.32% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1880 939 - census
1890 2,128 55.87% census
1900 1,342 -58.57% census
1910 3,454 61.15% census
1920 5,777 40.21% census
1930 10,464 44.79% census
1940 13,844 24.41% census
1950 25,312 45.31% census
1960 42,390 40.29% census
1970 43,846 3.32% census
1980 46,492 5.69% census
1990 54,523 14.73% census
2000 59,607 8.53% census
2010 67,956 12.29% census
2011 69,587 2.34% estimation process
2012 70,739 1.63% estimation process
2013 71,730 1.38% estimation process
2014 72,995 1.73% estimation process
2015 73,370 0.51% estimation process
2016 74,116 1.01% estimation process
2017 75,237 1.49% estimation process
2018 76,170 1.22% estimation process
2019 77,503 1.72% estimation process

Rapid City zip code is 57701. County name: Pennington, County fips: 46103

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People born in Rapid City (77)

People born in Rapid City, including academic, political activist Lawrence Lessig, basketball player and coach Becky Hammon, actress Diane Gaidry, you can see a list of people who born in Rapid City.

Schools

College & universities near Rapid City

Code Name City ZIP
219037 The Salon Professional Academy Rapid City (SD) 57701
219125 Headlines Academy Inc Rapid City (SD) 57701
219347 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City (SD) 57701-3995
219480 Western Dakota Technical Institute Rapid City (SD) 57703-4018
219204 National American University-Rapid City Rapid City (SD) 57701-2823

Other cities in Pennington County

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

City Name Population Title
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

Distance to Other Cities

Rapid City distances to largest South Dakota cities

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