Rapid Valley, South Dakota Population 2022

9,114
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Rapid Valley is a city located in South Dakota. Rapid Valley has a 2020 population of 9,114. Rapid Valley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,260 in 2010.

The average household income in Rapid Valley is $70,105 with a poverty rate of 9.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $834 per month, and the median house value is $161,100. The median age in Rapid Valley is 35.4 years, 35.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females.

Rapid Valley Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rapid Valleywas:

  • White: 91.13%
  • Two or more races: 4.03%
  • Native American: 1.94%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.23%
The current population of Rapid Valley, South Dakota is 9,114 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,114.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,260.

Rapid Valley, South Dakota Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,30691.13%
Two or More Races3674.03%
American Indian and Alaska Native1771.94%
Asian1331.46%
Black or African American790.87%
Some Other Race310.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.23%
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Rapid Valley Population by Race

Rapid Valley Population Pyramid $2022

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Rapid Valley Median Age

35.4


Total

35.7


Male

35.3


Female

Rapid Valley Adults

There are 6,670 adults, (858 of whom are seniors) in Rapid Valley.

Rapid Valley Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Rapid Valley Sex Ratio

Female

4,429

48.60%

Male

4,685

51.40%

Rapid Valley Population by Age

Rapid Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rapid Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female54.5%45.5%
Non Family87.2%12.8%
All89.5%10.5%
Male95.5%4.5%
Married97.9%2.1%

89.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rapid Valley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2392.8189.5
Married1,6793.1997.9
Non Family8501.6587.2
Female3983.454.5
Male3123.2495.5

3.1

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

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Rapid Valley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade791.34%
9th to 12th Grade2083.54%
High School Graduate2,20937.55%
Some College1,49825.46%
Associates Degree91215.50%
Bachelors Degree70511.98%
Graduate Degree2724.62%
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Rapid Valley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rapid Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3705,129960
Native American177177
Hispanic14814817
2+ Races878717
Asian6635
Black4227
Islander2121

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 19.54%.

Rapid Valley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,092$43,787$31,267
Less Than 9th Grade$$67,872$
High School Graduate$36,029$46,157$24,600
Some College$36,533$37,243$35,930
Bachelors Degree$40,764$46,333$35,515
Graduate Degree$45,179$44,167$46,964

$37,092

Average Earnings

$43,787

Average Male

$31,267

Average Female

Rapid Valley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rapid Valley Language by Age

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Rapid Valley Language

96.69% of Rapid Valley residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.18% of the population.

Rapid Valley Language

Rapid Valley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,0087759.68%
Islander2121100.00%
Multiple367174.63%
Asian1331410.53%
OtherNaN%

9.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rapid Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rapid Valley is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rapid Valley is Multiple, with 4.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.27%.

Rapid Valley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.42%
High School17.38%
Some College1.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rapid Valley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed0.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rapid Valley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rapid Valley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,590$70,105
Families$64,561$71,485
Married Families$82,945-
Non Families$46,032$55,812
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Income by Household Type

Rapid Valley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rapid Valley Married by Age and Sex

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Rapid Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Rapid Valley Marital Status by Race

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Rapid Valley Marital Status

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627

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam240
First Gulf War166
Second Gulf War77
Korea32
World War II

Rapid Valley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54212
55 to 64206
65 to 74125
75+84
18 to 34

Rapid Valley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5519.09%
Black42100.00%
Native American1910.73%
Hispanic179.50%
2+ Races157.21%

Rapid Valley Veterans by Race

Rapid Valley Veterans by Education

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3.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rapid Valley Veterans by Education

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72.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.8%

Employment Rate

1.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rapid Valley Employment by Age

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Rapid Valley Employment by Race

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Rapid Valley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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67.25%

Born in Rapid Valley

98.49%

Native Born

1.51%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.49% of Rapid Valley residents were born in the United States, with 67.25% having been born in South Dakota. 0.52% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rapid Valley Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20229,1140.00%
20219,1140.00%
20209,1140.00%
20199,114-361-3.81%
20189,4754414.88%
20179,0344054.69%
20168,6291131.33%
20158,516-103-1.20%
20148,619170.20%
20138,6023223.89%
20128,280-56-0.67%
20118,336760.92%
20108,2600.00%

Rapid Valley Population by Year