Latest Data (2015)
Population 73,569
Nationwide Rank 471

Quick Facts

Rapid City, South Dakota is the 471st largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Rapid City, South Dakota is a city.

Rapid City, South Dakota is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Rapid City had its largest population ever.

Rapid City, South Dakota is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Rapid City, South Dakota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
465 Layton, Utah 25.9%
466 Appleton, Wisconsin 5.3%
467 Missouri City, Texas 38.5%
468 Fort Myers, Florida 42.4%
469 Boynton Beach, Florida 22.0%
470 Jonesboro, Arkansas 32.5%
471 Rapid City, South Dakota 22.5%
472 Warner Robins, Georgia 47.6%
473 Rochester Hills, Michigan 6.4%
474 Decatur, Illinois -10.5%
475 Southfield, Michigan -6.5%
476 New Britain, Connecticut 1.7%
477 Franklin, Tennessee 56.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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