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The City of Rapid City is located in Pennington County in the state of South Dakota (SD).

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Rapid City, South Dakota, a City, in Pennington County was founded in 1876Hasselstrom, p. 331.. spans over 55.49 square miles.
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Rapid City Latitude: 44.0731 Longitude: -103.2051


The The Zip Codes for Rapid City, SD are:
57701, 57702, 57703, 57709

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The City of Rapid City

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Rapid City South Dakota Physical Characteristics:

The City of Rapid City has an area of 55.5 square miles
  • Land: 55.406787258687 Sq. Mi. (99.86%)
  • Water: 0.07895444015444 Sq. Mi.(0.14%)
The Rapid City City takes up 2.0% of the area of Pennington County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +44.0710712
  • Longitude: -103.2179242
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Rapid City, SD Climate Information:

  • Average Temperature: 48°F
  • Average Rainfall: 19.79 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 49.3 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00396948 RAPID CITY WFO
Latitude: 44.0728 Longitude: -103.2108 Elevation: 29.9 feet.

Rapid City, SD Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Rapid City was 67,956 people, which is 67.3 % of the entire population of Pennington County.

Sex:

  • 49.45% Male
  • 50.55% Female

Race:

  • 80.431% White
  • 1.124% Black
  • 1.170% Asian
  • 12.38% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.08% Pacific Islander
  • 4.111% Mixed
  • 0.702% Other

Ethnicity:

  • 95.86% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 4.14% Hispanic or Latino
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Rapid City, SD Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.3
Number of Residences: 30,254
  • Occupied: 28,586 (94.49%)
  • Vacant: 1,668 (5.51%)
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Baken Park Shopping Ctr
531102 - Department Stores
2001 W Main St, Rapid City, South Dakota 57702-2533
Jamie Swanson (605) 343-3983 http://www.heritagerealty.com
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