Rapid Valley, South Dakota 

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Population

9,034

+11.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.1%

Median Income

$58,945

Median Home Price

$184,100

Best Places to Live in Rapid Valley, South Dakota

Small city - Western South Dakota at the edge of the Black Hills. August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Rapid Valley, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Attractive downtown
-Nearby mountains
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Tourist impact
-Isolation

Local Listings in Rapid Valley
 $135,000 
5207 Potter Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1920 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Rapid City Metro Area

Rapid City is a gateway to the Black Hills of southwest South Dakota. Originally a center for the mining and timber industries, the today the city is more reliant on light industry, tourism and the large Ellsworth Air Force Base nearby. That base narrowly escaped closure recently, but the prospect of future closure hangs over the area’s employment picture. The downtown core is a Western classic, with a broad main street featuring a mix of traditional small town commercial establishments and others oriented towards tourists.


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City: Rapid Valley
Zip Codes: 57703
Time zone: Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Elevation: 3505 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rapid Valley is 3.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rapid Valley jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rapid Valley's cost of living is 3.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rapid Valley's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
August, July and June are the most pleasant months in Rapid Valley, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Pennington county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rapid Valley's population is 9,034 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 11.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rapid Valley is $184,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rapid Valley public schools spend $9,790 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Rapid Valley. More Education


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$135,000
5207 Potter Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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