In 2021, Rapid City PUMA, SD had a population of 187k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $61,696. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Rapid City PUMA, SD declined from 189,754 to 186,638, a −1.64% decrease and its median household income grew from $57,977 to $61,696, a 6.41% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rapid City PUMA, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.6%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.48%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.47%), White (Hispanic) (2.32%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.45%).
3.97% of the households in Rapid City PUMA, SD reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.8% of the residents in Rapid City PUMA, SD are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in West South Dakota--Rapid City PUMA, SD are Black Hills State University (585 degrees awarded in 2021), National American University-Rapid City (544 degrees), and South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (514 degrees).
In 2021, the median property value in Rapid City PUMA, SD was $212,200, and the homeownership rate was 70.5%.
Most people in Rapid City PUMA, SD drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapid City PUMA, SD was 2 cars per household.