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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Rapid City, South Dakota is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Rapid City, South Dakota is more expensive.

Rapid City, South Dakota cost of living is 101.10.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGRapid City, South DakotaUnited States
  Overall  101100
  Grocery  107.6100
  Health  99100
  Housing  98100
  Utilities  85100
  Transportation  94100
  Miscellaneous  111100

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Nice place to visit, but...

I lived in Rapid for a little over a year, but my extended family was from Sturgis. If it weren't for the rally, I'd rather live in Sturgis. Spearfish is also a great... (Read More)



Its a city - has good points but no thank you

Well, I like smaller places and that's just becoming clear to me that I do better in smaller places. So its a city. There are pluses - its beautiful. Really is... (Read More)



You will love it...or you will hate it.

West River is by far the beautiful side of the state. I am very blessed to have grown up here; the Black Hills are magical if you are an out door sort of person. Aside... (Read More)



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