Rapids City, Illinois Population 2024

912

Rapids City is a city located in Rock Island County Illinois. Rapids City has a 2024 population of 912. Rapids City is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -4.8% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 958 in 2020.

The average household income in Rapids City is $106,924 with a poverty rate of 6.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rapids City is 43.8 years, 42.9 years for males, and 45.8 years for females.

Rapids City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rapids City was:

  • White: 91.87%
  • Two or more races: 5.18%
  • Asian: 2.13%
  • Other race: 0.71%
  • Black or African American: 0.1%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
1.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
560.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.8% (-46)
The current population of Rapids City, Illinois is 912 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 958.

Rapids City, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White90491.87%
Two or more races515.18%
Asian212.13%
Other race70.71%
Black or African American10.1%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rapids City Population by Race

Rapids City Population Pyramid 2024

Rapids City Median Age

43.8

Total

42.9

Male

45.8

Female

Rapids City Adults

There are 739 adults, (234 of whom are seniors) in Rapids City.

Rapids City Age Dependency

94.9

Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rapids City Sex Ratio

Female50251.02%
Male48248.98%

Rapids City Population by Age

Rapids City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3882.5493.86.2
Married2482.8296.83.2
Non Family791.2383.516.5
Female393.131000
Male22386.413.6
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2.87

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

93.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rapids City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rapids City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rapids City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.8%.

Rapids City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$62,500

Average Earnings

$86,250

Average Male

$49,063

Average Female

Rapids City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rapids City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rapids City Language

98.95% of Rapids City residents speak only English, while 1.05% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Rapids City Language

Rapids City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White902485.32%
Hispanic211257.14%
Multiple511223.53%
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6.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.05%

Male Poverty Rate

5.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rapids City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rapids City is Hispanic, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rapids City is White, with 5.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.29%.

Rapids City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College9.69%
High School6.44%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%
Less Than 9th Grade
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Rapids City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed2.37%
Male Employed1.35%
Female Unemployed
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Rapids City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rapids City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rapids City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.8%

Male Marriage Rate

60.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rapids City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rapids City 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 55-64.

Rapids City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rapids City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

67

Number of Veterans

56

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Rapids City Veterans by War

count

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Rapids City Veterans by Age

count

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Rapids City Veterans by Race

Rapids City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.4%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rapids City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.3%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rapids City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rapids City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rapids City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.57%

Born in Rapids City

97.15%

Native Born

2.85%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

2.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.15% of Rapids City residents were born in the United States, with 60.57% having been born in Illinois. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rapids City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029847-13-1.51%
2028860-13-1.49%
2027873-13-1.47%
2026886-13-1.45%
2025899-13-1.43%
2024912-13-1.41%
2023925-13-1.39%
2022938-13-1.37%
2021951-7-0.73%
2020958-7-0.73%
201996550.52%
2018960-2-0.21%
2017962
2016962-7-0.72%
201596970.73%
2014962-2-0.21%
201396430.31%
201296130.31%
2011958-6-0.62%
2010964
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Rapids City Population by Year