Rapid Valley, SD
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Rapid Valley, South Dakota Info Snack

Population
8,553
Unemployment
1.3%
Poverty
10.7%
Median Home
$163,400
Median Income
$64,564
Median Rent
$1,051

Rapid Valley SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9

Rapid Valley, SD Cost Of Living

93
Rapid Valley's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Rapid Valley South Dakota National Average
Overall 93 91 100
Services 93 94 100
Groceries 99 97 100
Health 99 96 100
Housing 87 79 100
Transportation 91 93 100
Utilities 91 88 100

Rankings for Rapid Valley in South Dakota

Map Of Rapid Valley, SD

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Population over time in Rapid Valley

Year Population % Change
2020 8,553 -9.7%
2019 9,475 4.9%
2018 9,034 4.7%
2017 8,629 1.3%
2016 8,516 -1.2%
2015 8,619 0.2%
2014 8,602 3.9%
2013 8,280 -0.7%
2012 8,336 2.5%
2011 8,130 -

Race / Ethnicity in Rapid Valley

White
85.8% (7,338)
African American
1.6% (134)
American Indian
2.2% (192)
Asian
2.1% (177)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (6)
Two Or More
4.5% (382)
Hispanic
3.8% (324)
Race Rapid Valley SD USA
White 85.8% 81.3% 60.1%
African American 1.6% 2.1% 12.2%
American Indian 2.2% 8.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.1% 1.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.5% 2.7% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.8% 4.1% 18.2%

Gender in Rapid Valley

Female
46.1% (3,945)
Male
53.9% (4,607)
Gender Rapid Valley SD USA
Female 46.1% 49.6% 50.8%
Male 53.9% 50.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rapid Valley for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (342)
9-12th Grade
3.0% (256)
High School / GED
37.0% (3,164)
Some College
26.0% (2,223)
Associate's Degree
13.0% (1,111)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,111)
Master's Degree
4.0% (342)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rapid Valley SD USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 37.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 26.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 13.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Rapid Valley, South Dakota

Less than $10,000
1.9% (16,622)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.0% (16,882)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.3% (45,453)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.8% (109,087)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.2% (138,177)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.2% (164,151)
$75,000 to $99,999
20.5% (175,319)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.0% (154,021)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.0% (34,024)
$200,000 or more
0.2% (1,558)
Income Rapid Valley SD USA
Less than $10,000 1.9% 5.3% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.0% 4.1% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.3% 8.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.8% 10.0% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.2% 13.6% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.2% 19.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 20.5% 14.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.0% 15.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.0% 5.1% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 0.2% 4.4% 8.3%

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