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Rapid City, South Dakota
Alexandria, Minnesota
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Rapid City is 79% more densely populated than Alexandria.
People are 2% more likely to be married in Alexandria.
The Median Age is 0.0 years older in Rapid City.

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PEOPLE
 Rapid City, SDAlexandria, MNUnited States
 Population73,56911,843321,418,820
 Population - 201066,14411,094308,745,538
 Population - 200059,6078,820285,036,114
 Population - 199054,5237,838251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now34.93%51.10%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now23.42%34.27%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,32874291
 Land Area55163,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age36.236.237.4
 Female Population50.08%52.67%50.81%
 Male Population49.92%47.34%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Rapid City, SDAlexandria, MNUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.37%6.90%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.99%5.44%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.88%4.67%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.66%3.14%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.95%7.35%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.80%6.44%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.84%14.14%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.76%10.30%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.48%10.85%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.26%5.03%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.83%5.32%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.60%7.34%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.98%8.04%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.62%5.04%1.85%
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 RACE
 Rapid City, SDAlexandria, MNUnited States
 White77.56%96.88%62.77%
 Black1.21%0.86%12.24%
 Asian1.10%0.23%4.95%
 Native American9.77%0.48%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.04%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races5.15%1.02%2.13%
 Hispanic5.16%0.54%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.84%99.46%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Rapid City, SDAlexandria, MNUnited States
 Households28,2445,530116,211,000
 Family Households16,8472,70376,958,100
 Non Family Households11,3972,82739,253,000
 Household Size2.3722.63
 Married Population46.80%44.88%50.58%
 Single Population53.20%55.12%49.42%
 Now Married45.19%43.10%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.61%1.78%2.17%
 Never Married32.03%34.06%32.55%
 Widowed6.04%10.99%5.95%
 Divorced15.12%10.07%10.92%
 Married, w/children26.62%29.93%31.68%
 Married, no children44.66%44.32%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.73%20.98%16.94%
 Single, no children7.00%4.77%9.95%
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