Most Expensive Rapid City Neighborhoods
|1||Colonial Pine Hills|
|2||Route 16 / Skyline Dr|
|3||Sheridan Lake Rd / Ho...|
|5||Mount Rushmore Rd / F...|
|7||E Fairmont Blvd / Map...|
|8||W Main St / Sheridan ...|
|10||N Haines Ave / Knollw...|
Real estate in popular Rapid City neighborhoods
About Rapid City
Rapid City is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of South Dakota. With a population of 69,979 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Rapid City is the second largest community in South Dakota.
Rapid City real estate is some of the most expensive in South Dakota, although Rapid City house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Rapid City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rapid City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rapid City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rapid City who work in office and administrative support (14.82%), sales jobs (11.56%) and management occupations (8.49%).
One thing noticeable about Rapid City, although not a huge city, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Rapid City is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Rapid City a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
One of the benefits of Rapid City is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.20 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The overall education level of Rapid City citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.32% of adults in Rapid City have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rapid City in 2010 was $26,331, which is wealthy relative to South Dakota, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,324 for a family of four. However, Rapid City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rapid City is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rapid City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rapid City residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Rapid City include German, Irish, Norwegian and English.
The most common language spoken in Rapid City is English.
|RAPID CITY INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||28,586|
|RAPID CITY HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||58.76%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||41.24%|
|TYPE OF RAPID CITY HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||58.36%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.60%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||9.69%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||21.13%|
|SIZE OF RAPID CITY HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||4.57%|
|AGE OF RAPID CITY HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||14.68%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||44.38%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||33.00%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||7.95%|
|RAPID CITY REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$157,234|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$693|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $51,000||9.03%|
|$51,001 - $102,000||11.34%|
|$102,001 - $204,000||50.03%|
|$204,001 - $306,000||17.47%|
|$306,001 - $409,000||6.55%|
|$409,001 - $511,000||2.68%|
|$511,001 - $766,000||2.07%|
|$766,001 - $1,022,000||0.16%|
|PEOPLE OF RAPID CITY||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||7.52%|
|5 TO 17||16.38%|
|18 TO 24||10.70%|
|25 TO 34||14.70%|
|35 TO 54||24.62%|
|55 TO 64||11.59%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||14.49%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||90.68%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$45,707|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$26,331|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||16.12%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (16.46%)
Public Service (4.81%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.50%)
Information Technology (2.57%)
Real estate (2.28%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.12%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||12.38%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.08%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.70%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||4.11%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.14%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (27.61%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (95.31%)
Native American languages (1.62%)
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