Rapid City is located at the front range of the Black Hills in western South Dakota. Rapid City lies on the banks of Rapid Creek and is the seat to Pennington County.
Cost of Living Analyses vs. U.S. Average Level
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$10,712 – assumes a single, minimum wage earner, contributing partial rent and no automobile.
$24,000 – assumes a single parent of one child in a rented apartment and one automobile.
$48,000 – assumes two adults, two jobs, one child, two automobiles, and renting a home.
Reference: The Geographic Reference Report 2003, Economic Research Institute.
Major products include:
- Gold Jewelry
- Computer Circuitry
- Particle Board Materials
- Meat Packing