Population of the Rapid City Area, South Dakota (Metro Area)

Map of Population by County in the Rapid City Area

Population Density Population by County#1

Population per square mile of land (excluding water areas):
5/mi²12/mi²18/mi²24/mi²31/mi²38/mi²

Population Population by County#2

Total population:
8k27k46k65k84k103k
Road Data © OpenStreetMap

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Map of Population by County Subdivision in the Rapid City Area

Population Density Population by County Subdivision#3

Population per square mile of land (excluding water areas):
0/mi²420/mi²840/mi²1,260/mi²1,680/mi²2,110/mi²

Population Population by County Subdivision#4

Total population:
0k14k28k41k55k69k
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Population by Place in the Rapid City Area

There are 25 places that are fully or partially contained within the Rapid City Area (24 fully and 1 partially). This section compares all 25 of those to each other.

Total Population by Place#5

Scope: population of selected places in the Rapid City Area
0k 10k 20k 30k 40k 50k 60k # Rapid City Rapid Valley Box Elder Sturgis Blackhawk Colonial Pine Hills Colonial Pne Hls Custer Summerset Hill City Wall Piedmont Ashland Heights Ashland Hts Green Valley Johnson Siding New Underwood Blucksberg Mountain Blucksberg Mtn Hermosa Keystone Vale Faith Pringle Buffalo Gap Quinn Fairburn Wasta 69,000.000000 69,000.000000 69.00k 1 8,602.000000 8,602.000000 8.60k 2 8,402.000000 8,402.000000 8.40k 3 6,666.000000 6,666.000000 6.67k 4 2,795.000000 2,795.000000 2.80k 5 2,679.000000 2,679.000000 2.68k 6 2,188.000000 2,188.000000 2.19k 7 2,071.000000 2,071.000000 2.07k 8 1,141.000000 1,141.000000 1.14k 9 972.000000 972.000000 0.97k 10 860.000000 860.000000 0.86k 11 845.000000 845.000000 0.85k 12 711.000000 711.000000 0.71k 13 696.000000 696.000000 0.70k 14 589.000000 589.000000 0.59k 15 428.000000 428.000000 0.43k 16 381.000000 381.000000 0.38k 17 345.000000 345.000000 0.35k 18 338.000000 338.000000 0.34k 19 331.000000 331.000000 0.33k 20 165.000000 165.000000 0.17k 21 141.000000 141.000000 0.14k 22 74.000000 74.000000 0.07k 23 67.000000 67.000000 0.07k 24 39.000000 39.000000 0.04k 25

Population Density by Place#6

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected places in the Rapid City Area
0 500 1,000 1,500 # Sturgis Rapid City Rapid Valley Summerset Hill City Custer Hermosa Piedmont Pringle Blucksberg Mountain Blucksberg Mtn Box Elder New Underwood Blackhawk Buffalo Gap Wall Ashland Heights Ashland Hts Faith Vale Fairburn Wasta Johnson Siding Green Valley Colonial Pine Hills Colonial Pne Hls Keystone Quinn 1,658.965196 1,658.965196 1,659 1 1,245.052865 1,245.052865 1,245 2 1,156.898659 1,156.898659 1,157 3 947.706353 947.706353 948 4 907.366186 907.366186 907 5 889.559029 889.559029 890 6 792.870066 792.870066 793 7 695.544167 695.544167 696 8 680.479671 680.479671 680 9 640.588994 640.588994 641 10 601.202154 601.202154 601 11 585.830419 585.830419 586 12 572.397276 572.397276 572 13 461.350344 461.350344 461 14 448.658871 448.658871 449 15 289.875644 289.875644 290 16 276.096793 276.096793 276 17 227.027908 227.027908 227 18 204.980366 204.980366 205 19 203.311729 203.311729 203 20 186.355449 186.355449 186 21 185.395010 185.395010 185 22 167.630510 167.630510 168 23 120.633914 120.633914 121 24 61.679998 61.679998 62 25

Population by County in the Rapid City Area

There are 3 counties in the Rapid City Area. This section compares all 3 of those to each other.

Total Population by County#7

Scope: population of selected counties in the Rapid City Area
0k 20k 40k 60k 80k 100k # Pennington County Pennington Meade County Meade Custer County Custer 102,752.000000 102,752.000000 102.75k 1 25,914.000000 25,914.000000 25.91k 2 8,306.000000 8,306.000000 8.31k 3

Population Density by County#8

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected counties in the Rapid City Area
0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 # Pennington County Pennington Meade County Meade Custer County Custer 37.006468 37.006468 37 1 7.465917 7.465917 7 2 5.334518 5.334518 5 3

Population by County Subdivision in the Rapid City Area

There are 58 county subdivisions in the Rapid City Area. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other. The least populous of the compared county subdivisions has a population of 6.

Total Population by County Subdivision#9

Scope: population of selected county subdivisions in the Rapid City Area
0k 10k 20k 30k 40k 50k 60k # Rapid City Central Pennington Cntrl Pennington Southwest Meade SW Meade Mount Rushmore Mt Rushmore Sturgis Box Elder West Custer Box Elder Custer Summerset Rapid City East Rapid City E Belle Fourche-Cheyenne Valleys Belle Fourche-Che… East Custer West Pennington W Pennington Hill City Town of Wall Piedmont New Underwood North Meade East Central Pennington E Cntrl Pennington Town of Hermosa Hermosa Town of Keystone Keystone Faith Town of Pringle Pringle Town of Buffalo Gap Buffalo Gap Lake Creek Township Lk Crk Scenic Township Scenic Lakeside Township Lakeside Cedar Butte Township Cedar Butte Town of Quinn Town of Fairburn Fairburn Town of Wasta Lake Hill Township Lk Hl Owanka Township Owanka Ash Township Huron Township Huron Castle Butte Township Castle Butte Peno Township Quinn Township Quinn Dakota Township Dakota Elm Springs Township Elm Spgs Rainy Creek/Cheyenne Township Rainy Crk/Cheyenne Crooked Creek Township Crooked Crk Northeast Pennington NE Pennington Fairview Township Fairview Imlay Township Imlay Shyne Township Shyne Dalzell Canyon Conata Township Conata Lake Flat Township Lk Flat 69,000.000000 69,000.000000 69.00k 1 13,798.000000 13,798.000000 13.80k 2 10,853.000000 10,853.000000 10.85k 3 6,924.000000 6,924.000000 6.92k 4 6,666.000000 6,666.000000 6.67k 5 5,482.000000 5,482.000000 5.48k 6 3,998.000000 3,998.000000 4.00k 7 2,920.000000 2,920.000000 2.92k 8 2,188.000000 2,188.000000 2.19k 9 2,071.000000 2,071.000000 2.07k 10 1,933.000000 1,933.000000 1.93k 11 1,600.000000 1,600.000000 1.60k 12 1,366.000000 1,366.000000 1.37k 13 1,365.000000 1,365.000000 1.37k 14 1,141.000000 1,141.000000 1.14k 15 972.000000 972.000000 0.97k 16 860.000000 860.000000 0.86k 17 589.000000 589.000000 0.59k 18 483.000000 483.000000 0.48k 19 436.000000 436.000000 0.44k 20 381.000000 381.000000 0.38k 21 345.000000 345.000000 0.35k 22 331.000000 331.000000 0.33k 23 165.000000 165.000000 0.17k 24 141.000000 141.000000 0.14k 25 134.000000 134.000000 0.13k 26 104.000000 104.000000 0.10k 27 79.000000 79.000000 0.08k 28 76.000000 76.000000 0.08k 29 74.000000 74.000000 0.07k 30 67.000000 67.000000 0.07k 31 39.000000 39.000000 0.04k 32 37.000000 37.000000 0.04k 33 36.000000 36.000000 0.04k 34 35.000000 35.000000 0.04k 35 34.000000 34.000000 0.03k 36 34.000000 34.000000 0.03k 37 31.000000 31.000000 0.03k 38 28.000000 28.000000 0.03k 39 24.000000 24.000000 0.02k 40 23.000000 23.000000 0.02k 41 19.000000 19.000000 0.02k 42 16.000000 16.000000 0.02k 43 14.000000 14.000000 0.01k 44 12.000000 12.000000 0.01k 45 12.000000 12.000000 0.01k 46 11.000000 11.000000 0.01k 47 6.000000 6.000000 0.01k 48 6.000000 6.000000 0.01k 49 6.000000 6.000000 0.01k 50

Population Density by County Subdivision#10

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of selected county subdivisions in the Rapid City Area
0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 # Box Elder Sturgis Rapid City Summerset Hill City Custer Town of Hermosa Hermosa Piedmont Town of Pringle Pringle New Underwood Town of Buffalo Gap Buffalo Gap Town of Wall Box Elder Faith Town of Fairburn Fairburn Town of Wasta Central Pennington Cntrl Pennington Town of Keystone Keystone Town of Quinn Mount Rushmore Mt Rushmore Southwest Meade SW Meade Rapid City East Rapid City E West Custer Lake Creek Township Lk Crk West Pennington W Pennington Cedar Butte Township Cedar Butte East Custer East Central Pennington E Cntrl Pennington Elm Springs Township Elm Spgs Lake Hill Township Lk Hl Belle Fourche-Cheyenne Valleys Belle Fourche-Che… Lakeside Township Lakeside Huron Township Huron Peno Township Quinn Township Quinn Ash Township Scenic Township Scenic Owanka Township Owanka Castle Butte Township Castle Butte North Meade Shyne Township Shyne Fairview Township Fairview Crooked Creek Township Crooked Crk Dakota Township Dakota Rainy Creek/Cheyenne Township Rainy Crk/Cheyenne Dalzell Canyon Lake Flat Township Lk Flat Northeast Pennington NE Pennington Imlay Township Imlay Conata Township Conata 2,105.792790 2,105.792790 2,106 1 1,658.965196 1,658.965196 1,659 2 1,245.052865 1,245.052865 1,245 3 947.706353 947.706353 948 4 907.366186 907.366186 907 5 889.559029 889.559029 890 6 792.870066 792.870066 793 7 695.544167 695.544167 696 8 680.479671 680.479671 680 9 585.830419 585.830419 586 10 461.350344 461.350344 461 11 448.658871 448.658871 449 12 435.470551 435.470551 435 13 276.096793 276.096793 276 14 204.980366 204.980366 205 15 203.311729 203.311729 203 16 184.900560 184.900560 185 17 120.633914 120.633914 121 18 61.679998 61.679998 62 19 31.483952 31.483952 31 20 22.129214 22.129214 22 21 7.127291 7.127291 7 22 5.361918 5.361918 5 23 3.737707 3.737707 4 24 2.552998 2.552998 3 25 2.145133 2.145133 2 26 1.691462 1.691462 2 27 1.144173 1.144173 1 28 1.081687 1.081687 1 29 1.053859 1.053859 1 30 1.013085 1.013085 1 31 0.978627 0.978627 1 32 0.954573 0.954573 1 33 0.866659 0.866659 1 34 0.817197 0.817197 1 35 0.798457 0.798457 1 36 0.775829 0.775829 1 37 0.709864 0.709864 1 38 0.666414 0.666414 1 39 0.487736 0.487736 0 40 0.409022 0.409022 0 41 0.348898 0.348898 0 42 0.224959 0.224959 0 43 0.208452 0.208452 0 44 0.208048 0.208048 0 45 0.180451 0.180451 0 46 0.171945 0.171945 0 47 0.111944 0.111944 0 48 0.108748 0.108748 0 49 0.067141 0.067141 0 50

Population by Metro Area in South Dakota

There are 12 metro areas in South Dakota. This section compares the Rapid City Area to all of the metro areas in South Dakota.

Total Population by Metro Area#11

Scope: population of the Rapid City Area and selected other metro areas in South Dakota
0k 50k 100k 150k 200k # Sioux Falls Metro Area Sioux Falls Sioux City Metro Area Sioux City Rapid City Metro Area Rapid City Aberdeen Metro Area Aberdeen Area Brookings Metro Area Brookings Watertown Metro Area Watertown Spearfish Metro Area Spearfish Mitchell Metro Area Mitchell Area Yankton Metro Area Yankton Area Pierre Metro Area Pierre Area Huron Metro Area Huron Area Vermillion Metro Area Vermillion 233,750.000000 233,750.000000 233.75k 1 168,526.000000 168,526.000000 168.53k 2 136,972.000000 136,972.000000 136.97k 3 41,033.000000 41,033.000000 41.03k 4 32,295.000000 32,295.000000 32.30k 5 27,439.000000 27,439.000000 27.44k 6 24,305.000000 24,305.000000 24.31k 7 22,999.000000 22,999.000000 23.00k 8 22,518.000000 22,518.000000 22.52k 9 21,624.000000 21,624.000000 21.62k 10 17,663.000000 17,663.000000 17.66k 11 13,953.000000 13,953.000000 13.95k 12

Population Density by Metro Area#12

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of the Rapid City Area and selected other metro areas in South Dakota
0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 # Sioux Falls Metro Area Sioux Falls Sioux City Metro Area Sioux City Yankton Metro Area Yankton Area Brookings Metro Area Brookings Watertown Metro Area Watertown Vermillion Metro Area Vermillion Spearfish Metro Area Spearfish Mitchell Metro Area Mitchell Area Rapid City Metro Area Rapid City Aberdeen Metro Area Aberdeen Area Huron Metro Area Huron Area Pierre Metro Area Pierre Area 90.752021 90.752021 91 1 57.381399 57.381399 57 2 43.207034 43.207034 43 3 40.765854 40.765854 41 4 39.877653 39.877653 40 5 33.851038 33.851038 34 6 30.379803 30.379803 30 7 26.435170 26.435170 26 8 17.550166 17.550166 18 9 14.453399 14.453399 14 10 14.032667 14.032667 14 11 6.772732 6.772732 7 12

Population by Metro Area in the Midwest

There are 289 metro areas in the Midwest. This section compares the Rapid City Area to the 50 most populous metro areas in the Midwest. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 189,809.

Total Population by Metro Area#13

Scope: population of the Rapid City Area and selected other metro areas in the Midwest
0M 2M 4M 6M 8M # Chicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area Chicago Area Detroit, Warren, and Dearborn Metro Area Detroit Area Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro Area Minneapolis St. Louis Metro Area St. Louis Cincinnati Metro Area Cincinnati Cleveland and Elyria Metro Area Cleveland Kansas City Metro Area Kansas City Columbus Metro Area Columbus Area Indianapolis, Carmel, and Anderson Metro Area Indianapolis Milwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro Area Milwaukee Louisville and Jefferson County Metro Area Louisville Grand Rapids and Wyoming Metro Area Grand Rapids Omaha and Council Bluffs Metro Area Omaha Area Dayton Metro Area Dayton Area Akron Metro Area Akron Area Wichita Metro Area Wichita Area Madison Metro Area Madison Area Toledo Metro Area Toledo Area Des Moines and West Des Moines Metro Area Des Moines Youngstown, Warren, and Boardman Metro Area Youngstown Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers Metro Area Fayetteville Lansing and East Lansing Metro Area Lansing Area Springfield Metro Area Springfield Flint Metro Area Flint Area Fort Wayne Metro Area Fort Wayne Canton and Massillon Metro Area Canton Area Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island Metro Area Davenport Peoria Metro Area Peoria Area Huntington and Ashland Metro Area Huntington Ann Arbor Metro Area Ann Arbor Rockford Metro Area Rockford Area Kalamazoo and Portage Metro Area Kalamazoo South Bend and Mishawaka Metro Area South Bend Evansville Metro Area Evansville Green Bay Metro Area Green Bay Lincoln Metro Area Lincoln Area Duluth Metro Area Duluth Area Cedar Rapids Metro Area Cedar Rapids Topeka Metro Area Topeka Area Sioux Falls Metro Area Sioux Falls Champaign and Urbana Metro Area Champaign Appleton Metro Area Appleton Area Fargo Metro Area Fargo Area Springfield Metro Area Springfield Rochester Metro Area Rochester Lafayette and West Lafayette Metro Area Lafayette Saginaw Metro Area Saginaw Area Elkhart and Goshen Metro Area Elkhart Area Racine Metro Area Racine Area St. Cloud Metro Area St. Cloud Rapid City Metro Area Rapid City 9,488,493.000000 9,488,493.000000 9.49M 1 4,295,700.000000 4,295,700.000000 4.30M 2 3,391,191.000000 3,391,191.000000 3.39M 3 2,792,127.000000 2,792,127.000000 2.79M 4 2,122,940.000000 2,122,940.000000 2.12M 5 2,070,965.000000 2,070,965.000000 2.07M 6 2,025,297.000000 2,025,297.000000 2.03M 7 1,926,242.000000 1,926,242.000000 1.93M 8 1,911,795.000000 1,911,795.000000 1.91M 9 1,560,621.000000 1,560,621.000000 1.56M 10 1,244,880.000000 1,244,880.000000 1.24M 11 998,916.000000 998,916.000000 1.00M 12 876,355.000000 876,355.000000 0.88M 13 801,888.000000 801,888.000000 0.80M 14 704,979.000000 704,979.000000 0.70M 15 633,020.000000 633,020.000000 0.63M 16 614,019.000000 614,019.000000 0.61M 17 609,437.000000 609,437.000000 0.61M 18 580,913.000000 580,913.000000 0.58M 19 561,884.000000 561,884.000000 0.56M 20 473,913.000000 473,913.000000 0.47M 21 465,253.000000 465,253.000000 0.47M 22 441,050.000000 441,050.000000 0.44M 23 421,575.000000 421,575.000000 0.42M 24 419,305.000000 419,305.000000 0.42M 25 404,037.000000 404,037.000000 0.40M 26 381,142.000000 381,142.000000 0.38M 27 380,163.000000 380,163.000000 0.38M 28 364,749.000000 364,749.000000 0.36M 29 348,560.000000 348,560.000000 0.35M 30 347,452.000000 347,452.000000 0.35M 31 328,660.000000 328,660.000000 0.33M 32 318,906.000000 318,906.000000 0.32M 33 312,412.000000 312,412.000000 0.31M 34 308,706.000000 308,706.000000 0.31M 35 306,697.000000 306,697.000000 0.31M 36 279,719.000000 279,719.000000 0.28M 37 260,033.000000 260,033.000000 0.26M 38 234,089.000000 234,089.000000 0.23M 39 233,750.000000 233,750.000000 0.23M 40 233,039.000000 233,039.000000 0.23M 41 227,301.000000 227,301.000000 0.23M 42 213,718.000000 213,718.000000 0.21M 43 210,956.000000 210,956.000000 0.21M 44 208,641.000000 208,641.000000 0.21M 45 204,560.000000 204,560.000000 0.20M 46 198,841.000000 198,841.000000 0.20M 47 198,662.000000 198,662.000000 0.20M 48 195,045.000000 195,045.000000 0.20M 49 189,809.000000 189,809.000000 0.19M 50 136,972.000000 136,972.000000 0.14M

Population Density by Metro Area#14

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of the Rapid City Area and selected other metro areas in the Midwest
0 500 1,000 # Chicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area Chicago Area Detroit, Warren, and Dearborn Metro Area Detroit Area Milwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro Area Milwaukee Cleveland and Elyria Metro Area Cleveland Akron Metro Area Akron Area Flint Metro Area Flint Area Dayton Metro Area Dayton Area Racine Metro Area Racine Area Cincinnati Metro Area Cincinnati Ann Arbor Metro Area Ann Arbor Toledo Metro Area Toledo Area Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro Area Minneapolis Indianapolis, Carmel, and Anderson Metro Area Indianapolis Rockford Metro Area Rockford Area Elkhart and Goshen Metro Area Elkhart Area Canton and Massillon Metro Area Canton Area Columbus Metro Area Columbus Area Grand Rapids and Wyoming Metro Area Grand Rapids St. Louis Metro Area St. Louis Louisville and Jefferson County Metro Area Louisville South Bend and Mishawaka Metro Area South Bend Youngstown, Warren, and Boardman Metro Area Youngstown Fort Wayne Metro Area Fort Wayne Kalamazoo and Portage Metro Area Kalamazoo Kansas City Metro Area Kansas City Lansing and East Lansing Metro Area Lansing Area Saginaw Metro Area Saginaw Area Appleton Metro Area Appleton Area Lincoln Metro Area Lincoln Area Evansville Metro Area Evansville Omaha and Council Bluffs Metro Area Omaha Area Des Moines and West Des Moines Metro Area Des Moines Madison Metro Area Madison Area Springfield Metro Area Springfield Davenport, Moline, and Rock Island Metro Area Davenport Green Bay Metro Area Green Bay Lafayette and West Lafayette Metro Area Lafayette Peoria Metro Area Peoria Area Fayetteville, Springdale, and Rogers Metro Area Fayetteville Springfield Metro Area Springfield Huntington and Ashland Metro Area Huntington Cedar Rapids Metro Area Cedar Rapids Wichita Metro Area Wichita Area Champaign and Urbana Metro Area Champaign St. Cloud Metro Area St. Cloud Sioux Falls Metro Area Sioux Falls Rochester Metro Area Rochester Fargo Metro Area Fargo Area Topeka Metro Area Topeka Area Duluth Metro Area Duluth Area Rapid City Metro Area Rapid City 1,318.415470 1,318.415470 1,318 1 1,104.530342 1,104.530342 1,105 2 1,072.678632 1,072.678632 1,073 3 1,036.588601 1,036.588601 1,037 4 783.097440 783.097440 783 5 661.850539 661.850539 662 6 625.563159 625.563159 626 7 586.589506 586.589506 587 8 509.639325 509.639325 510 9 493.737466 493.737466 494 10 446.963756 446.963756 447 11 444.019382 444.019382 444 12 443.937737 443.937737 444 13 437.535773 437.535773 438 14 428.914560 428.914560 429 15 416.560784 416.560784 417 16 401.579966 401.579966 402 17 374.161257 374.161257 374 18 355.071003 355.071003 355 19 347.890406 347.890406 348 20 336.416777 336.416777 336 21 330.058028 330.058028 330 22 308.092718 308.092718 308 23 280.908977 280.908977 281 24 279.141887 279.141887 279 25 274.047833 274.047833 274 26 248.408456 248.408456 248 27 237.818984 237.818984 238 28 217.673944 217.673944 218 29 213.305584 213.305584 213 30 201.477210 201.477210 201 31 201.446639 201.446639 201 32 185.543193 185.543193 186 33 178.362222 178.362222 178 34 167.918405 167.918405 168 35 165.067441 165.067441 165 36 160.006421 160.006421 160 37 153.852922 153.852922 154 38 149.823907 149.823907 150 39 146.683191 146.683191 147 40 144.314327 144.314327 144 41 129.448186 129.448186 129 42 126.297587 126.297587 126 43 121.306971 121.306971 121 44 108.386186 108.386186 108 45 90.752021 90.752021 91 46 84.224103 84.224103 84 47 76.047849 76.047849 76 48 72.414409 72.414409 72 49 33.248101 33.248101 33 50 17.550166 17.550166 18

Population by Metro Area in the United States

There are 917 metro areas in the United States. This section compares the Rapid City Area to the 50 most populous metro areas in the United States. The least populous of the compared metro areas has a population of 1,107,434.

Total Population by Metro Area#15

Scope: population of the Rapid City Area and selected other metro areas in the United States
0M 5M 10M 15M # New York, Newark, and Jersey City Metro Area New York Area Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Anaheim Metro Area Los Angeles Chicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area Chicago Area Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington Metro Area Dallas Area Houston, The Woodlands, and Sugar Land Metro Area Houston Area Philadelphia, Camden, and Wilmington Metro Area Philadelphia Washington, Arlington, and Alexandria Metro Area Washington Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach Metro Area Miami Area Atlanta, Sandy Springs, and Roswell Metro Area Atlanta Area Boston, Cambridge, and Newton Metro Area Boston Area San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward Metro Area San Francisco Detroit, Warren, and Dearborn Metro Area Detroit Area Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ontario Metro Area Riverside Phoenix, Mesa, and Scottsdale Metro Area Phoenix Area Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellevue Metro Area Seattle Area Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro Area Minneapolis San Diego and Carlsbad Metro Area San Diego Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater Metro Area Tampa Area St. Louis Metro Area St. Louis Baltimore, Columbia, and Towson Metro Area Baltimore Denver, Aurora, and Lakewood Metro Area Denver Area Pittsburgh Metro Area Pittsburgh Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte Portland, Vancouver, and Hillsboro Metro Area Portland Area San Antonio and New Braunfels Metro Area San Antonio Orlando, Kissimmee, and Sanford Metro Area Orlando Area Sacramento, Roseville, Arden, and Arcade Metro Area Sacramento Cincinnati Metro Area Cincinnati Cleveland and Elyria Metro Area Cleveland Kansas City Metro Area Kansas City Las Vegas, Henderson, and Paradise Metro Area Las Vegas Columbus Metro Area Columbus Area Indianapolis, Carmel, and Anderson Metro Area Indianapolis San Jose, Sunnyvale, and Santa Clara Metro Area San Jose Area Austin and Round Rock Metro Area Austin Area Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, and Franklin Metro Area Nashville Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach Providence and Warwick Metro Area Providence Milwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro Area Milwaukee Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville Memphis Metro Area Memphis Area Oklahoma City Metro Area Oklahoma City Louisville and Jefferson County Metro Area Louisville Richmond Metro Area Richmond Area Hartford, West Hartford, and East Hartford Metro Area Hartford Area New Orleans and Metairie Metro Area New Orleans Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Buffalo, Cheektowaga, and Niagara Falls Metro Area Buffalo Area Birmingham and Hoover Metro Area Birmingham Salt Lake City Metro Area Salt Lake City Rapid City Metro Area Rapid City 19,716,880.000000 19,716,880.000000 19.72M 1 12,945,252.000000 12,945,252.000000 12.95M 2 9,488,493.000000 9,488,493.000000 9.49M 3 6,575,833.000000 6,575,833.000000 6.58M 4 6,063,540.000000 6,063,540.000000 6.06M 5 5,992,766.000000 5,992,766.000000 5.99M 6 5,759,330.000000 5,759,330.000000 5.76M 7 5,673,185.000000 5,673,185.000000 5.67M 8 5,379,176.000000 5,379,176.000000 5.38M 9 4,604,278.000000 4,604,278.000000 4.60M 10 4,402,729.000000 4,402,729.000000 4.40M 11 4,295,700.000000 4,295,700.000000 4.30M 12 4,285,443.000000 4,285,443.000000 4.29M 13 4,268,289.000000 4,268,289.000000 4.27M 14 3,504,628.000000 3,504,628.000000 3.50M 15 3,391,191.000000 3,391,191.000000 3.39M 16 3,138,265.000000 3,138,265.000000 3.14M 17 2,819,241.000000 2,819,241.000000 2.82M 18 2,792,127.000000 2,792,127.000000 2.79M 19 2,734,044.000000 2,734,044.000000 2.73M 20 2,601,465.000000 2,601,465.000000 2.60M 21 2,358,746.000000 2,358,746.000000 2.36M 22 2,261,321.000000 2,261,321.000000 2.26M 23 2,260,591.000000 2,260,591.000000 2.26M 24 2,192,724.000000 2,192,724.000000 2.19M 25 2,183,363.000000 2,183,363.000000 2.18M 26 2,174,401.000000 2,174,401.000000 2.17M 27 2,122,940.000000 2,122,940.000000 2.12M 28 2,070,965.000000 2,070,965.000000 2.07M 29 2,025,297.000000 2,025,297.000000 2.03M 30 1,976,925.000000 1,976,925.000000 1.98M 31 1,926,242.000000 1,926,242.000000 1.93M 32 1,911,795.000000 1,911,795.000000 1.91M 33 1,868,323.000000 1,868,323.000000 1.87M 34 1,782,032.000000 1,782,032.000000 1.78M 35 1,702,603.000000 1,702,603.000000 1.70M 36 1,688,238.000000 1,688,238.000000 1.69M 37 1,601,565.000000 1,601,565.000000 1.60M 38 1,560,621.000000 1,560,621.000000 1.56M 39 1,363,610.000000 1,363,610.000000 1.36M 40 1,331,931.000000 1,331,931.000000 1.33M 41 1,277,830.000000 1,277,830.000000 1.28M 42 1,244,880.000000 1,244,880.000000 1.24M 43 1,221,729.000000 1,221,729.000000 1.22M 44 1,213,883.000000 1,213,883.000000 1.21M 45 1,209,239.000000 1,209,239.000000 1.21M 46 1,162,689.000000 1,162,689.000000 1.16M 47 1,134,695.000000 1,134,695.000000 1.13M 48 1,132,182.000000 1,132,182.000000 1.13M 49 1,107,434.000000 1,107,434.000000 1.11M 50 136,972.000000 136,972.000000 0.14M

Population Density by Metro Area#16

People per square mile (excluding waters).
Scope: population of the Rapid City Area and selected other metro areas in the United States
0 500 1,000 1,500 2,000 2,500 # Los Angeles, Long Beach, and Anaheim Metro Area Los Angeles New York, Newark, and Jersey City Metro Area New York Area San Francisco, Oakland, and Hayward Metro Area San Francisco Boston, Cambridge, and Newton Metro Area Boston Area Chicago, Naperville, and Elgin Metro Area Chicago Area Philadelphia, Camden, and Wilmington Metro Area Philadelphia Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Clearwater Metro Area Tampa Area Miami, Fort Lauderdale, and West Palm Beach Metro Area Miami Area Detroit, Warren, and Dearborn Metro Area Detroit Area Milwaukee, Waukesha, and West Allis Metro Area Milwaukee Baltimore, Columbia, and Towson Metro Area Baltimore Cleveland and Elyria Metro Area Cleveland Providence and Warwick Metro Area Providence Washington, Arlington, and Alexandria Metro Area Washington Hartford, West Hartford, and East Hartford Metro Area Hartford Area San Diego and Carlsbad Metro Area San Diego Houston, The Woodlands, and Sugar Land Metro Area Houston Area Buffalo, Cheektowaga, and Niagara Falls Metro Area Buffalo Area Dallas, Fort Worth, and Arlington Metro Area Dallas Area San Jose, Sunnyvale, and Santa Clara Metro Area San Jose Area Orlando, Kissimmee, and Sanford Metro Area Orlando Area Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Newport News Metro Area Virginia Beach Atlanta, Sandy Springs, and Roswell Metro Area Atlanta Area Seattle, Tacoma, and Bellevue Metro Area Seattle Area Raleigh Metro Area Raleigh Area Cincinnati Metro Area Cincinnati Pittsburgh Metro Area Pittsburgh Charlotte, Concord, and Gastonia Metro Area Charlotte Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Bloomington Metro Area Minneapolis Indianapolis, Carmel, and Anderson Metro Area Indianapolis Sacramento, Roseville, Arden, and Arcade Metro Area Sacramento Jacksonville Metro Area Jacksonville Austin and Round Rock Metro Area Austin Area Columbus Metro Area Columbus Area New Orleans and Metairie Metro Area New Orleans St. Louis Metro Area St. Louis Louisville and Jefferson County Metro Area Louisville Portland, Vancouver, and Hillsboro Metro Area Portland Area Denver, Aurora, and Lakewood Metro Area Denver Area San Antonio and New Braunfels Metro Area San Antonio Phoenix, Mesa, and Scottsdale Metro Area Phoenix Area Kansas City Metro Area Kansas City Nashville, Davidson, Murfreesboro, and Franklin Metro Area Nashville Memphis Metro Area Memphis Area Richmond Metro Area Richmond Area Las Vegas, Henderson, and Paradise Metro Area Las Vegas Oklahoma City Metro Area Oklahoma City Birmingham and Hoover Metro Area Birmingham Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ontario Metro Area Riverside Salt Lake City Metro Area Salt Lake City Rapid City Metro Area Rapid City 2,669.834356 2,669.834356 2,670 1 2,377.173356 2,377.173356 2,377 2 1,777.016149 1,777.016149 1,777 3 1,320.168117 1,320.168117 1,320 4 1,318.415470 1,318.415470 1,318 5 1,302.142302 1,302.142302 1,302 6 1,121.332879 1,121.332879 1,121 7 1,117.967489 1,117.967489 1,118 8 1,104.530342 1,104.530342 1,105 9 1,072.678632 1,072.678632 1,073 10 1,050.842173 1,050.842173 1,051 11 1,036.588601 1,036.588601 1,037 12 1,009.167202 1,009.167202 1,009 13 922.320949 922.320949 922 14 801.441651 801.441651 801 15 746.021995 746.021995 746 16 734.103385 734.103385 734 17 725.018472 725.018472 725 18 708.633875 708.633875 709 19 697.406618 697.406618 697 20 627.555476 627.555476 628 21 627.272623 627.272623 627 22 619.592674 619.592674 620 23 596.817375 596.817375 597 24 548.882046 548.882046 549 25 509.639325 509.639325 510 26 446.607647 446.607647 447 27 446.311757 446.311757 446 28 444.019382 444.019382 444 29 443.937737 443.937737 444 30 426.821378 426.821378 427 31 425.886695 425.886695 426 32 422.275686 422.275686 422 33 401.579966 401.579966 402 34 377.669379 377.669379 378 35 355.071003 355.071003 355 36 347.890406 347.890406 348 37 338.213546 338.213546 338 38 311.712072 311.712072 312 39 299.850960 299.850960 300 40 293.049772 293.049772 293 41 279.141887 279.141887 279 42 270.180144 270.180144 270 43 267.204010 267.204010 267 44 266.972673 266.972673 267 45 250.529437 250.529437 251 46 231.843430 231.843430 232 47 214.445772 214.445772 214 48 157.186375 157.186375 157 49 144.130928 144.130928 144 50 17.550166 17.550166 18

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This page reports on the population distribution in the Rapid City Area, both in terms of raw head counts, and in terms of population density per square mile.

  • Population: count of all residents of the given entity at the time of the survey, excluding visitors
  • Population Density: population divided by the total land area of the entity (i.e., excluding water areas contained in the entity)

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