Rapid City is conveniently located in the Mountain Time Zone, making access to both coasts possible most of the work day. Our central location within North America is also beneficial for north/south commerce and connections from Canada to Mexico. See detailed Maps below.

Map to Rapid City


Interactive GIS Map

View an interactive, layered map of Rapid City at RapidMap
A Division of the Rapid City Growth Management Department


Retail Trade Area

Rapid City is the center of a regional trade area that includes portions of 5-states and over 468,000 people within a 200-mile radius.

5-State Map

Geography Population Households Average HH Income
Rapid City 70,004 28,550 $48,625
Rapid City MSA 122,522 47,600 $50,045
50 mile radius 149,750 60,225 $46,525
100 mile radius 253,370 98,010 $42,892
200 mile radius 468,495 184,945 $42,838

Click here for a map of major shopping areas in Rapid City.

Click here to see the many retailers already benefitting from a Rapid City location.

Click here for a directory of Downtown Rapid City shopping choices.

Housing & Neighborhoods

Rapid City is home to many friendly neighborhoods, with close proximity to ball fields, parks, trails, golf courses, lakes and Rapid Creek, which runs through the city year-round.

Click here for an interactive searchable residential map of the Black Hills.