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Rapid City South Dakota Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Rapid City South Dakota metro area was $59,833 in 2018, the latest figures available. Rapid City median household income is $3,559 higher than the median South Dakota household income and $2,104 less than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Rapid City median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Rapid City are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Rapid City South Dakota

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
South Dakota $56,274 -2.81% +0.15%
Rapid City $59,833 +3.71% +6.90%

Trends in Rapid City, SD Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $59,833, the median household income for Rapid city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Household Income: Rapid City, South Dakota, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2018 $61,937 $56,274 $59,833
2017 $61,807 $57,899 $57,691
2016 $60,291 $56,995 $53,468
2015 $59,116 $56,192 $55,972
2014 $56,969 $54,126 $52,882
2013 $56,415 $52,849 $52,518
2012 $56,288 $52,991 $55,205
2011 $56,507 $54,067 $56,353
2010 $57,762 $52,981 $54,332
2009 $58,921 $52,846 $54,254
2008 $60,829 $53,818 $52,342
2007 $61,601 $52,719 $53,963

Rapid City Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rapid City was $75,719 in 2018. Compared to the median South Dakota family income, Rapid City median family income is $3,536 higher. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Rapid City will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Rapid City South Dakota

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
South Dakota $72,183 -3.78% +0.68%
Rapid City $75,719 +7.57% +4.72%

Trends in Rapid City, SD Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $75,719, the median family income for Rapid city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Median Family Income: Rapid City, South Dakota, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2018 $76,401 $72,183 $75,719
2017 $75,692 $75,021 $70,393
2016 $74,360 $74,141 $67,615
2015 $72,348 $71,694 $72,303
2014 $69,978 $71,068 $67,924
2013 $69,134 $66,185 $64,458
2012 $68,512 $67,392 $67,496
2011 $68,763 $69,439 $71,092
2010 $69,953 $69,235 $69,493
2009 $71,663 $67,771 $65,920
2008 $74,083 $70,270 $67,571
2007 $74,267 $65,449 $61,104

Rapid City Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rapid City was $32,081 in 2018. Compared to the median South Dakota per capita income, Rapid City median per capita income is $2,128 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Rapid City will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rapid City South Dakota

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
South Dakota $29,953 -1.25% +2.30%
Rapid City $32,081 +10.08% +5.68%

Trends in Rapid City, SD Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $32,081, the per capita income for Rapid city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Rapid City, South Dakota, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2018 $33,831 $29,953 $32,081
2017 $33,187 $30,333 $29,143
2016 $32,573 $29,912 $28,785
2015 $31,775 $29,279 $30,356
2014 $30,672 $28,623 $27,958
2013 $30,431 $27,921 $28,047
2012 $29,934 $27,694 $27,843
2011 $29,884 $27,638 $28,562
2010 $30,077 $27,293 $28,596
2009 $30,984 $27,598 $28,748
2008 $32,255 $28,800 $30,752
2007 $32,400 $27,015 $27,908