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Rapid City (Haeoh-mahpe in Cheyenne) is a city located in Pennington County[3] in the western part of the state of South Dakota. Set against the eastern slope of the Black Hills, Rapid City is the second-largest city in the state; the 2005 estimated population of Rapid City was 62,167, and the population of the metropolitan area, defined as Pennington and Meade counties, was 138,763. As of 2007, the city is estimated at over 70,000 inhabitants with a metro of 150,000.[citation needed] Rapid City is known as the Gateway to the Black Hills of South Dakota and the "Star of the West." The city is divided by a small mountain range that splits the western and eastern parts of the city into two. Rapid City is named after the Rapid Creek on which the city is established.

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Total Population: 59,507
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Median Household Income: $35,978
Median Home Value: $89,700
State sales tax: 4.0%

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