Latest Data (2016)
Population 74,048
Nationwide Rank 473

Quick Facts

Rapid City, South Dakota is the 473rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Rapid City, South Dakota is a city.

Rapid City, South Dakota is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Rapid City had its largest population ever.

Rapid City, South Dakota is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 61% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Rapid City, South Dakota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
463 Evanston, Illinois 74,895 1.0%
464 Jonesboro, Arkansas 74,889 34.2%
465 Franklin, Tennessee 74,794 61.2%
466 Missouri City, Texas 74,561 39.3%
467 Bolingbrook, Illinois 74,518 30.8%
468 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,446 -1.1%
469 Camden, New Jersey 74,420 -6.7%
470 Iowa City, Iowa 74,398 18.3%
471 Warner Robins, Georgia 74,388 49.4%
472 Appleton, Wisconsin 74,370 5.6%
473 Rapid City, South Dakota 74,048 23.3%
474 New Braunfels, Texas 73,959 91.6%
475 Albany, Georgia 73,801 -3.7%
476 Temple, Texas 73,600 33.3%
477 Flower Mound, Texas 73,547 42.0%
478 Rochester Hills, Michigan 73,422 6.4%
479 Southfield, Michigan 73,100 -6.6%
480 Rock Hill, South Carolina 72,937 43.6%
481 Turlock, California 72,796 27.8%
482 Decatur, Illinois 72,706 -11.2%
483 New Britain, Connecticut 72,558 1.3%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2016 74,048 473
2015 73,569 471
2014 72,638 471
2013 70,812 479
2012 69,854 479
2011 68,671 481
2010 67,956 476
2009 67,107 481
2008 65,899 488
2007 64,389 491
2006 63,278 492
2005 62,373 493
2004 61,950 490
2003 61,031 497
2002 60,683 490
2001 60,436 485
2000 60,054 484
1990 55,162 451