Rapid City, South Dakota metropolitan area
The Rapid City Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of Meade and Pennington County in South Dakota, anchored by the city of Rapid City. As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 112,818 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 124,766).
Places with more than 50,000 inhabitants
- Rapid City (Principal city)
Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants
- Blackhawk (census-designated place)
- Box Elder
- Colonial Pine Hills (census-designated place)
- Ellsworth AFB (census-designated place)
- Rapid Valley (census-designated place)
Places with 500 to 1,000 inhabitants
- Ashland Heights (census-designated place)
- Green Valley (census-designated place)
- Hill City
- New Underwood
Places with less than 500 inhabitants
As of the census of 2000, there were 112,818 people, 43,446 households, and 29,978 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 87.98% White, 0.99% African American, 6.79% Native American, 0.82% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 2.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.53% of the population.
The median income for a household in the MSA was $37,239, and the median income for a family was $42,667. Males had a median income of $28,590 versus $21,029 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $18,309.
- "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-26.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.