Rapid City, SD 57701 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 57701: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rapid City, SD 57701

Not Acceptable, USPS
Jolly Acres, SD 57701
Old Town, SD 57701
Rockerville, SD 57701

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,859
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,538
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,277
  • County: Pennington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.081, Longitude -103.173
  • Time Zone: Mountain Time Zone (UTC -7 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 57701 has segments in 2 Counties (Meade, Pennington).

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Rapid City, SD 57701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 47,003
Population in Households 44,907
Population in Familes 32,600
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,096
Population Density1 623
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 19,731
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 11,097
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,714 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,984 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,747 (47.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 983 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $134,351
Average Home Value $164,386


Median Household Income $38,879
Average Household Income $50,117
Per Capita Income $21,523
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.06% 1.23%
Households 1.42% 1.42%
Families 1.13% 1.22%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Rapid City, SD 57701 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 57701 to the other 364 ZIP Codes in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density1 # 9 98th
Diversity Index2 # 26 93rd
Median Household Income # 311 15th
Per Capita Income # 293 20th

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