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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 $58,361 in 2019, the latest figures available. Rapid City median household income is $1,172 lower than the median South Dakota household income and $7,351 less than the US median household income. 2020 metro income data (including Rapid City median household income) will be released in September of 2021. 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

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
South Dakota $59,533 +3.91% +2.60%
Rapid City $58,361 -4.20% +7.21%

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

The current median household income for Rapid city is $58,361. Real median household income peaked in 2018 at $60,917 and is now $2,556 (4.20%) lower.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2019 $65,712 $59,533 $58,361
2018 $63,059 $57,294 $60,917
2017 $62,927 $58,948 $58,736
2016 $61,383 $58,027 $54,437
2015 $60,187 $57,211 $56,987
2014 $58,001 $55,106 $53,840
2013 $57,437 $53,806 $53,470
2012 $57,307 $53,950 $56,205
2011 $57,531 $55,047 $57,374
2010 $58,809 $53,942 $55,316
2009 $59,988 $53,803 $55,237

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Rapid City Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Rapid City was $81,164 in 2019. Compared to the median South Dakota family income, Rapid City median family income is $4,338 higher. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Rapid City will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Rapid City South Dakota

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
South Dakota $76,826 +4.54% +1.78%
Rapid City $81,164 +5.28% +17.90%

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

At $81,164, the median family income for Rapid city was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

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

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2019 $80,944 $76,826 $81,164
2018 $77,786 $73,491 $77,091
2017 $77,064 $76,380 $71,668
2016 $75,707 $75,484 $68,840
2015 $73,660 $72,994 $73,614
2014 $71,246 $72,355 $69,154
2013 $70,386 $67,384 $65,625
2012 $69,752 $68,612 $68,718
2011 $70,009 $70,697 $72,381
2010 $71,221 $70,490 $70,752
2009 $72,962 $68,998 $67,115

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Rapid City Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Rapid City was $31,643 in 2019. Compared to the median South Dakota per capita income, Rapid City median per capita income is $93 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Rapid City will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Rapid City South Dakota

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
South Dakota $31,550 +3.46% +3.60%
Rapid City $31,643 -3.12% +7.97%

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

The current per capita income for Rapid city is $31,643. Real per capita income peaked in 2018 at $32,662 and is now $1,019 (3.12%) lower.

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

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Rapid City

Date US South Dakota Rapid City
2019 $35,672 $31,550 $31,643
2018 $34,444 $30,496 $32,662
2017 $33,788 $30,882 $29,671
2016 $33,163 $30,453 $29,306
2015 $32,351 $29,809 $30,907
2014 $31,228 $29,142 $28,465
2013 $30,982 $28,427 $28,555
2012 $30,476 $28,196 $28,347
2011 $30,425 $28,139 $29,080
2010 $30,622 $27,787 $29,114
2009 $31,545 $28,098 $29,269

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