Posted: March 01, 2017
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: 17TP004 - Rapid City Year End 2016 Population Estimate

Agenda Item Title:

17TP004 – Rapid City Year End 2016 Population Estimate

Origination Group:
Planning Commission
Origination Meeting Date:
Stage 2 Group Name:
Legal & Finance Committee
Stage 2 Meeting Date:
City Council Hearing Date:
Metropolitian Planning Organization
Staff Contact:
Kelly Brennan
Agenda Item Summary:
Every year the Long Range Planning Division prepares a population estimate for Rapid City using a methodology approved by the United States Census Bureau. These estimates are based on approved building permits, housing demolitions, the Census 2010 occupancy rate and the Census 2010 persons per household for Rapid City. The 2016 year end Rapid City population estimate is 73,777, up 1.25% from the 2015 population estimate of 72,861. Maps are attached identifying locations of percent increases or decreases in single family residential, multi-family residential and group homes.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center


Origination Recommendation Action:
Origination Recommendation Notes:
Planning Commission recommended approval: 2/23/2017
City Council Recommendation Action:

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