In 2018, Rapid City PUMA, SD had a population of 185k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $54,674. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Rapid City PUMA, SD grew from 183,168 to 184,920, a 0.956% increase and its median household income grew from $51,964 to $54,674, a 5.22% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rapid City PUMA, SD are White (Non-Hispanic) (84.3%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (5.76%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.21%), White (Hispanic) (2.58%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.14%). 3.88% of the people in Rapid City PUMA, SD speak a non-English language, and 98.8% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in West South Dakota--Rapid City PUMA, SD are Black Hills State University (634 degrees awarded in 2017), South Dakota School of Mines and Technology (463 degrees), and National American University-Rapid City (337 degrees).
The median property value in Rapid City PUMA, SD is $178,900, and the homeownership rate is 70.2%. Most people in Rapid City PUMA, SD commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rapid City PUMA, SD is 2 cars per household.