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Cost of Living in Rapid City, South Dakota

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Cost of LivingRapid City, SDUnited States
Overall96100
Food99100
Utilities98100
Miscellaneous105100



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

Overall, Rapid City, SD cost of living is 96.00.


Rapid City Cost of Living SperlingViews

Too High for the Wages: Rapid City is a beautiful area, with the Black Hills as a backdrop to any home you have in our area. However, you will pay a hefty price for such scenery, as the housing... (read more)Rapid City: Obviously Russ, you haven't done your homework about Rapid City's Cost of Living. High cost of living? Ask any of the full-time RVers (I used to be one) what the clear... (read more)Nice place to live if you have a good job: If you don't make at least $40,000 a year, you don't want to live here. Most jobs in town pay less than $9.00 an hour. Food costs are high, public transportation is... (read more)Have an opinion about Rapid City? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Rapid City Click Here