Rapid City, SD 57701 ZIP Code Profile

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Preferred City Name & Primary Data

Preferred Name, USPS
Rapid City, SD 57701

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

Primary Data:

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,839
  • Single Family Addresses: 15,376
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,220
  • 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).

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

The table below compares 57701 to the other 355 ZIP Codes in South Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 21 94th
Median Household Income # 303 15th
Per Capita Income # 285 20th

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Rapid City, SD 57701 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 45,739
Population in Households 43,654
Population in Familes 31,559
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,085
Population Density1 644
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 19,119
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 10,692
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,708 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,411 (46.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,032 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $128,736
Average Home Value $157,473


Median Household Income $38,689
Average Household Income $50,468
Per Capita Income $21,591
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.96% 1.2%
Households 1.33% 1.39%
Families 0.97% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.22%
Per Capita Income   2.49%
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.

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