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Posted: April 07, 2016
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: 16TP009– Approve the Rapid City Year-end 2015 Population Estimate

Agenda Item Title:

16TP009– Approve the Rapid City Year-end 2015 Population Estimate

Origination Group:
Legal & Finance Committee
Origination Meeting Date:
04/13/2016
Stage 2 Group Name:
Metropolitan Planning Orginization
Stage 2 Meeting Date:
04/14/2016
City Council Hearing Date:
04/18/2016
Petitioner:
Long Range Planning
Staff Contact:
Sandy Smith
Agenda Item Summary:
The 2015 population estimate for Rapid City is based on new building permit data. This permit data includes single family residential, multi-family residential, demolitions, and new group homes. The attached maps show Rapid City’s residential growth percentage change from 2014 to 2015. Rapid City’s year end population estimate is 72,861, up from Year End 2014 by 1.33%.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center

Recommendations:

Origination Recommendation Action:
Approve