Rapid City Pennington County, South Dakota

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

Rapid City locator map
Location of Rapid City on South Dakota map.

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.

RapidCitycityscape image
RapidCitycityscape
RapidCitycityscape image

Geography

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

Rapid City map

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 : 17:15:36 (23rd October 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

Haeohemahpe, Hay Camp, Háeohémahpe, RAP, Rapid, Rapid City, Rapid Siti, Rapid-Siti, la pi de cheng, laepideusiti, rabyd syty, raipida siti, rapiddoshiti, rpyd syty dakwtay jnwby, Рапид Сити, Рапид-Сити, Рапід-Сіті, رابيد سيتي, رپید سیتی، داکوتای جنوبی, ریپڈ سٹی، جنوبی ڈکوٹا, रैपिड सिटी, แรพิดซิตี, ラピッドシティ, 拉皮德城, 래피드시티

Local Places in Rapid City

1 Willow Park
Rating: 4.1 (35)

Address: 155 Monroe St, Rapid City, SD 57701 ➦ Show Map

☎ +16053944175 🔗 Url

Willow Park
2 City of Rapid City
Rating: 1 (2)

Address: 235 Waterloo St, Rapid City, SD 57701 ➦ Show Map

☎ +16053946161 🔗 Url

3 Rapid City Mayors Office
Rating: 5 (1)

Address: 300 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701 ➦ Show Map

☎ +16053944110 🔗 Url

Rapid City Mayors Office
4 Rapid City City Hall

Address: 300 6th St, Rapid City, SD 57701 ➦ Show Map

☎ +16053949300 🔗 Url

Rapid City City Hall

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.

  • Karen Thurman (American politician) she was born in 12/01/1951
  • Layne Flack (American professional poker player) he was born in 18/05/1969
  • Randy Lewis (Olympic wrestler) he was born in 07/06/1959
  • Anthony Allen Shore (American serial killer) he was born in 25/06/1962
  • Sean Doolittle (American baseball player) he was born in 26/09/1986
  • Lincoln McIlravy (Olympic wrestler) he was born in 17/07/1974
  • Michael Owen Jackels (American Roman Catholic archbishop) he was born in 13/04/1954
  • Shane Van Boening (American pool player) he was born in 14/07/1983
  • Ryan Bolton (American triathlete) he was born in 26/03/1973
  • Keith Foulke (American baseball player) he was born in 19/10/1972
  • David Hallberg (American dancer) he was born in 18/05/1982
  • Mark Ellis (American baseball player, second baseman) he was born in 06/06/1977
  • Beth Maitland (American actress) she was born in 12/05/1958
  • Shane Loux (American baseball player) he was born in 31/08/1979
  • Jamie Anderson (American actor) he was born in 17/12/1989
  • Bart Davis (American politician) he was born in 07/03/1955
  • Ben Nesselhuf (American politician) he was born in 13/10/1975
  • Bill Groethe (photographer) he was born in 02/11/1923

Schools in Rapid City

College & universities near Rapid City, SD

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

Post offices near Rapid City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rapid City Post Office Rapid City (SD) 57701
Black Hawk Post Office Black Hawk (SD) 57718
Box Elder Post Office Box Elder (SD) 57719
Piedmon Post Office Piedmont (SD) 57769
Caputa Post Office Caputa (SD) 57725

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Pennington County

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

City Name Population Title
Rapid Valley 8,260 Census-designated place in Pennington County, South Dakota
Box Elder 7,165 City in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Colonial Pine Hills 2,493 Township in Pennington County, South Dakota
Hill City 1,032 City in South Dakota, United States of America
Wall 885 City in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States
Ashland Heights 754 Township in Pennington County, South Dakota
New Underwood 679 Human settlement in Pennington County, South Dakota, United States of America
Keystone 352 Town in Pennington County, South Dakota
Scenic 64 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