Latest Data (2017)
Population 74,421
Nationwide Rank 476

Quick Facts

Rapid City, South Dakota is the 476th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Rapid City, South Dakota is a city.

Rapid City, South Dakota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Rapid City had its largest population ever.

Rapid City, South Dakota's growth is about average. 44% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Rapid City, South Dakota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
466 Cedar Park, Texas 75,704 189.7%
467 Arlington Heights, Illinois 75,634 -1.1%
468 Union City, California 75,343 11.6%
469 Bolingbrook, Illinois 75,201 32.0%
470 Warner Robins, Georgia 74,854 50.3%
471 Evanston, Illinois 74,756 0.8%
472 Appleton, Wisconsin 74,653 6.0%
473 Camden, New Jersey 74,532 -6.5%
474 Temple, Texas 74,503 34.9%
475 Missouri City, Texas 74,497 39.2%
476 Rapid City, South Dakota 74,421 23.9%
477 Rochester Hills, Michigan 74,205 7.6%
478 Schaumburg, Illinois 74,184 -1.4%
479 Rancho Cordova, California 73,563 36.9%
480 Turlock, California 73,556 29.1%
481 Missoula, Montana 73,340 27.0%
482 Southfield, Michigan 73,208 -6.5%
483 Albany, Georgia 73,179 -4.5%
484 Apple Valley, California 73,077 33.8%
485 Rock Hill, South Carolina 73,068 43.9%
486 Pasco, Washington 73,013 114.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 74,421 476
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