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Posted: March 01, 2019
Rapid City
Agenda Item Summary

Agenda Item Ref. #: 19TP004 – Rapid City Year End 2018 Population Estimate

Agenda Item Title:

19TP004 – Rapid City Year End 2018 Population Estimate

Origination Group:
Metropolitan Planning Organization
Stage 2 Group Name:
Planning Commission
Stage 2 Meeting Date:
03/21/2019
City Council Hearing Date:
04/01/2019
Petitioner:
Rapid City Metropolitan 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 rate for Rapid City. The 2018 year end Rapid City population estimate is 76,532, up 1.38% from the 2017 population estimate of 75,488. The average population growth since 2000 is 1.4%. A graph is attached showing trends in population growth from 2010 until 2018.

Funding Source & Fiscal Impact (if applicable):

Funding Cost Center

Recommendations:

Origination Recommendation Action:
Approve