Rapid Valley, South Dakota Population 2020

9,475

Rapid Valley is a city located in South Dakota. Rapid Valley has a 2020 population of 9,475. Rapid Valley is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,260 in 2010. Rapid Valley reached it's highest population of 9,475 in 2018.

The average household income in Rapid Valley is $70,966 with a poverty rate of 7.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $818 per month, and the median house value is $161,100. The median age in Rapid Valley is 35.4 years, 35.1 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.1 males.

Rapid Valley Demographics

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

  • White: 92.30%
  • Two or more races: 4.17%
  • Native American: 1.41%
  • Asian: 0.90%
  • Black or African American: 0.78%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Rapid Valley, South Dakota is 9,475, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,475.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,260.

Rapid Valley, South Dakota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,74592.30%
Two or More Races3954.17%
American Indian and Alaska Native1341.41%
Asian850.90%
Black or African American740.78%
Some Other Race250.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.18%

Rapid Valley Population Pyramid 2020

Rapid Valley Median Age

35.4


Total

35.1


Male

35.5


Female

Rapid Valley Adults

There are 6,977 adults, (914 of whom are seniors) in Rapid Valley.

Rapid Valley Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rapid Valley Sex Ratio

Female

4,598

48.53%

Male

4,877

51.47%

Rapid Valley Households and Families

Rapid Valley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rapid Valley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97%3%
Male96.2%3.8%
All89.8%10.2%
Non Family85.2%14.8%
Female64%36%

89.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3542.8289.8
Married1,8453.1897
Non Family8191.6385.2
Female4283.3364
Male2623.1996.2

3.1

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

11.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rapid Valley Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1111.80%
9th to 12th Grade2423.93%
High School Graduate2,25036.58%
Some College1,56925.51%
Associates Degree98616.03%
Bachelors Degree68711.17%
Graduate Degree3064.97%

Rapid Valley Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,6685,395964
Native American134134
Hispanic12012014
Multiple Races11811829
Asian6913
Black5430
Islander1212

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 multiple races people with a rate of 24.58%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,979$42,042$29,198
Less Than High School$37,917$49,063$
High School Grad$34,930$45,673$25,357
Some College$34,931$36,716$34,141
Bachelors Degree$33,611$41,912$30,833
Graduate Degree$49,226$56,875$47,619

$35,979

Average Earnings

$42,042

Average Male

$29,198

Average Female

Rapid Valley Language

Rapid Valley Language by Age

Rapid Valley Language

97.45% of Rapid Valley residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Rapid Valley Poverty

Rapid Valley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,4936607.77%
Multiple395246.08%
Asian851618.82%
Islander171270.59%

7.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.77%

Male Poverty Rate

12.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rapid Valley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rapid Valley is Islander, with 70.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rapid Valley is Multiple, with 6.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.22%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.45%
High School14.00%
Some College1.76%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed4.55%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Rapid Valley Income

Rapid Valley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,241$70,966
Families$66,651$71,078
Married Families$79,857-
Non Families$50,858$58,643

Rapid Valley Marital Status

Rapid Valley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.8%

Male Marriage Rate

54.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rapid Valley Married by Age and Sex

Rapid Valley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rapid Valley Marital Status by Race

Rapid Valley Veterans

752

Number of Veterans

702

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam348
First Gulf War162
Second Gulf War95
Korea42
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White65910.36%
Black54100.00%
2 or More229.21%
Indian1712.69%

$Rapid Valley Veterans by Education

2.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rapid Valley Employment Status

75.1%

Labor Force Participation

72.8%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Rapid Valley Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

67.12%

Born in South Dakota

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.63% of Rapid Valley residents were born in the United States, with 67.12% having been born in South Dakota. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,4750.00%
20199,4750.00%
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%