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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 $56,318 in 2017, the latest figures available. Rapid City median household income is $203 lower than the median South Dakota household income and $4,018 less than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Rapid City median household income) will be released in September of 2019. 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

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
South Dakota $56,521 +1.59% +6.97%
Rapid City $56,318 +7.90% +9.09%

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

At $56,318, the median household income for Rapid city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2017.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2017 $60,336 $56,521 $56,318
2016 $58,856 $55,639 $52,196
2015 $57,709 $54,856 $54,640
2014 $55,613 $52,837 $51,624
2013 $55,072 $51,590 $51,268
2012 $54,948 $51,729 $53,891
2011 $55,162 $52,780 $55,012
2010 $56,388 $51,721 $53,039
2009 $57,519 $51,588 $52,962
2008 $59,382 $52,537 $51,097
2007 $60,135 $51,464 $52,679
2006 $59,051 $52,152 $53,887

Rapid City Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rapid City was $68,718 in 2017. Compared to the median South Dakota family income, Rapid City median family income is $4,518 lower. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Rapid City will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Rapid City South Dakota

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
South Dakota $73,236 +1.19% +5.56%
Rapid City $68,718 +4.11% +3.64%

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

The current median family income for Rapid city is $68,718. Real median family income peaked in 2015 at $70,583 and is now $1,865 (2.64%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2017 $73,891 $73,236 $68,718
2016 $72,591 $72,377 $66,006
2015 $70,627 $69,989 $70,583
2014 $68,313 $69,376 $66,307
2013 $67,488 $64,609 $62,923
2012 $66,880 $65,787 $65,889
2011 $67,126 $67,786 $69,400
2010 $68,289 $67,588 $67,839
2009 $69,958 $66,158 $64,351
2008 $72,321 $68,598 $65,964
2007 $72,500 $63,892 $59,650
2006 $71,330 $65,577 $66,803

Rapid City Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rapid City was $28,450 in 2017. Compared to the median South Dakota per capita income, Rapid City median per capita income is $1,161 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Rapid City will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rapid City South Dakota

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
South Dakota $29,611 +1.41% +5.97%
Rapid City $28,450 +1.25% +4.24%

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

The current per capita income for Rapid city is $28,450. Real per capita income peaked in 2008 at $30,020 and is now $1,570 (5.23%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2017 $32,397 $29,611 $28,450
2016 $31,798 $29,200 $28,100
2015 $31,019 $28,582 $29,634
2014 $29,942 $27,942 $27,293
2013 $29,706 $27,257 $27,379
2012 $29,221 $27,035 $27,180
2011 $29,173 $26,980 $27,883
2010 $29,361 $26,643 $27,915
2009 $30,246 $26,941 $28,063
2008 $31,488 $28,115 $30,020
2007 $31,629 $26,372 $27,244
2006 $30,795 $26,893 $26,564