Rapid City - Demographics & Population
Rapid City's population at the time of the 2010 Census was 67,956. Slightly more than eight in ten residents were white, while American Indians accounted for another 12 percent of the city's residents. Hispanic or Latino residents were another 4 percent of the population. Children under the age of 18 made up nearly 24 percent of the population, while seniors over the age of 65 accounted for 14 percent of the city's residents.
The Census identified 30,254 housing units in Rapid City, of which 28,586 were occupied and 1,668 were vacant. Homeowners accounted for just over 57 percent of the occupied housing units in the city. Roughly one in four households included children under the age of 18.
An overview of Rapid City's population is available from the U.S. Census.