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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataSouth Dakota

Social Statistics

Rapid City, South Dakota

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,101100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0546.5
Kindergarten7804.8
Elementary school (grades 1-8)6,59040.9
High school (grades 9-12)3,46121.5
College or graduate school4,21626.2
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over37,484100.0
Less than 9th grade1,5914.2
9th to 12th grade, no diploma3,1808.5
High school graduate (includes equivalency)10,24727.3
Some college, no degree9,58125.6
Associate degree2,8717.7
Bachelor's degree6,71317.9
Graduate or professional degree3,3018.8
Percent high school graduate or higher87.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.7(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over47,127100.0
Never married12,87027.3
Now married, except separated24,73852.5
Separated7571.6
Widowed3,0456.5
Female
2,5235.4
Divorced5,71712.1
Female
3,2606.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years708100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren38554.4
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over43,747100.0
Civilian veterans7,58417.3
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,911100.0
With a disability1,2879.3
Population 21 to 64 years32,351100.0
With a disability5,35016.5
Percent employed
60.7(X)
No disability27,00183.5
Percent employed
82.3(X)
Population 65 years and over7,443100.0
With a disability2,95839.7
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over55,386100.0
Same house in 199524,90745.0
Different house in the U.S. in 199529,62353.5
Same county
15,75228.4
Different county
13,87125.0
Same state
5,93210.7
Different state
7,93914.3
Elsewhere in 19958561.5
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population59,507100.0
Native58,05497.6
Born in United States
57,39396.4
State of residence
34,52658.0
Different state
22,86738.4
Born outside United States
6611.1
Foreign born1,4532.4
Entered 1990 to March 2000
5831.0
Naturalized citizen
7801.3
Not a citizen
6731.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,453100.0
Europe59841.2
Asia50734.9
Africa624.3
Oceania251.7
Latin America17011.7
Northern America916.3
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over55,386100.0
English only52,31694.5
Language other than English3,0705.5
Speak English less than 'very well
9431.7
Spanish
7671.4
Speak English less than "very well"
2210.4
Other Indo-European languages
9591.7
Speak English less than "very well"
2730.5
Asian and Pacific Island languages
4630.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2580.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population59,507100.0

Total ancestries reported

69,096116.1
Arab1290.2
Czech11,0641.8
Danish1,0741.8
Dutch1,8763.2
English5,8769.9
French (except Basque)11,9653.3
French Canadian13680.6
German20,08833.8
Greek810.1
Hungarian1050.2
Irish18,19513.8
Italian1,3692.3
Lithuanian290.0
Norwegian6,49610.9
Polish9071.5
Portuguese440.1
Russian7471.3
Scotch-Irish8231.4
Scottish9541.6
Slovak100.0
Subsaharan African1110.2
Swedish2,2513.8
Swiss2360.4
Ukrainian570.1
United States or American2,7014.5
Welsh3770.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)60.0
Other ancestries11,15718.7
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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