Rapid City MSA – 144,159
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) – a geographical entity that has at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more population, plus adjacent territory with a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. The Rapid City MSA includes Pennington, Meade and Custer Counties. As the county seat, Rapid City is the largest city within Pennington County. Below, you will find a historical population growth for Pennington County and Rapid City.
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