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Rapid City, South Dakota
Edgemont, South Dakota
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Rapid City is 75% more densely populated than Edgemont.
People are 7% less likely to be married in Edgemont.
The Median Age is 15.7 years younger in Rapid City.

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PEOPLE
 Rapid City, SDEdgemont, SDUnited States
 Population73,569739321,418,820
 Population - 201066,144659308,745,538
 Population - 200059,607867285,036,114
 Population - 199054,523906251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now34.93%-18.43%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now23.42%-14.76%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,32876091
 Land Area5513,531,905
 Water Area00264,837
 Median Age36.251.937.4
 Female Population50.08%47.15%50.81%
 Male Population49.92%52.85%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Rapid City, SDEdgemont, SDUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.37%1.86%6.36%
 Age 5 to 96.99%5.82%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.88%3.61%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.66%4.66%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.95%1.51%4.35%
 Age 21 to 245.80%0.58%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.84%4.08%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.76%12.81%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.48%28.52%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.26%9.20%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.83%8.62%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.60%10.48%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.98%5.59%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.62%2.68%1.85%
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 RACE
 Rapid City, SDEdgemont, SDUnited States
 White77.56%94.53%62.77%
 Black1.21%0.00%12.24%
 Asian1.10%0.00%4.95%
 Native American9.77%2.79%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.03%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.04%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races5.15%2.68%2.13%
 Hispanic5.16%0.00%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic94.84%100.00%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Rapid City, SDEdgemont, SDUnited States
 Households28,244440116,211,000
 Family Households16,84721176,958,100
 Non Family Households11,39722939,253,000
 Household Size2.371.952.63
 Married Population46.80%53.41%50.58%
 Single Population53.20%46.59%49.42%
 Now Married45.19%53.02%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.61%0.39%2.17%
 Never Married32.03%13.39%32.55%
 Widowed6.04%10.24%5.95%
 Divorced15.12%22.97%10.92%
 Married, w/children26.62%27.96%31.68%
 Married, no children44.66%59.24%41.44%
 Single, w/children21.73%10.43%16.94%
 Single, no children7.00%2.37%9.95%
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