Rapid City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Rapid City Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kalkaska County at latitude 44.8344 and longitude -85.2826. Kalkaska County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 630 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Rapid City Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.Photos of the local Rapid City, MI area
|Population in Households||1,384|
|Population in Familes||1,105|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.34|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||949 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||488 (51.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||103 (10.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||358 (37.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,625|
|Average Home Value||$111,554|
|Median Household Income||$38,024|
|Average Household Income||$50,396|
|Per Capita Income||$21,580|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.64%|
|Per Capita Income||2.38%|
The table below compares Rapid City to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 369||47th|
|Population Density1||# 606||13th|
|Diversity Index2||# 510||27th|
|Median Household Income||# 487||30th|
|Per Capita Income||# 365||47th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.