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Climate

One of the best kept secrets about Rapid City is that our weather is amazing; we are one of the sunniest cities in the nation. Our climate is fairly dry with low humidity, which means we have nice temperatures and a lack of insects!

Annual average temp 46˚
Average high (January) 34˚
Average high (July) 86˚
Average sunny days 275
Annual average rainfall 17 in.
Annual average snowfall 39 in.
Annual prevailing wind: Northwesterly
Average elevation 3,162 ft.
Population 74,048 (2016)

Communications

MidContinent Communications (Midco)
537 Century Rd., Rapid City
(800) 888-1300 | www.midco.com
Provides phone, cable TV, internet and home monitoring.

Vast Broadband
809 Deadwood Ave., Rapid City
(888) 745-2888 | vastbroadband.com
Provides phone, cable TV and internet.

Golden West Technologies
2727 N. Plaza Dr., Rapid City
(605) 348-6529 | www.gwtis.com
Provides phone, cable TV and internet.

CenturyLink
612 Mt. Rushmore Rd., Rapid City
(605) 399-6871 | www.centurylink.com
Provides phone, cable TV and internet.

Ensignal-Verizon Wireless
2200 N. Maple Ave.
(605) 341-0580 | www.ensignal.com

AT&T
1325 Elgin St. Ste 200
(605) 341-3356 | www.att.com

T-Mobile
2200 N Maple Ave Suite 612
(605) 791-1412 | www.t-mobile.com

Sprint
(844) 458-4528 | www.sprint.com

Cricket Wireless Authorized Retailer
1109 W Omaha St.E
(605) 791-1924 | www.cricketwireless.com

MIL-SAT
411 Walnut St., #7727
(954) 862-3613 | www.mil-sat.com

Dish
(605) 231-4219 | www.dish.com

Direct TV
(855) 802-3473 | www.directv.com

Rapid City Journal
507 Main St.
(605) 394-8300 | www.rapidcityjournal.com

Native Sun News
530 Cambell St., Ste. 3
(605) 721-1266 | www.nsweekly.com

Tri-State Livestock News
(605) 716-5736 | www.tsin.com

Economic/Business Development

Rapid City Economic Development
525 University Loop, Ste. 101 | (605) 343-1880
www.rapiddevelopment.com

West River Business Service Center
730 E. Watertown St.
(605) 394-1706 | www.wrbsc.com

Employment

South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation
2330 N. Maple, Ste. 1
(605) 394-2296 | www.sdjobs.org

NationJob.Com/Community Job Network
(888) 256-0919 | www.nationjob.com

Kelly Services
1301 W. Omaha St., Ste. 107
(605) 341-5054 | www.kellyservices.com

Adecco Staffing
1430 Haines Ave., Ste. 107
(605) 348-8010 | www.adeccousa.com

Indeed.com

Housing

Black Hills Association of REALTORS
227 Founders Park Dr.
(605) 341-2580 | www.bhmls.com

Black Hills Free Renters Guide
www.freerentersguide.com

Black Hills Multiple Listing Service
www.bhmls.com

SD Housing Development Authority
www.sdhda.org | (605) 773-3181

Pennington County Housing Commission
1805 W. Fulton St., Ste. 101
www.pchrc.com | (605) 394-5350

For the most current listing of Realtors and property management companies, visit www.rapidcitychamber.com

Movers

Allied Van Lines
417 Pine St., Rapid City | (605) 342-1460
www.northwesternwarehouse.com

Bekins/Hanson-Maves Company
3420 S. Hwy. 79, Rapid City
(605) 343-3147 | www.bekins.com

Aaction Movers
2720 SD-44, Rapid City | (605) 343-7444
www.aactionmovers.com

Thomas & Sons Moving Company
3333 Sturgis Rd., Rapid City
(605) 787-3871 | www.shannonrocks.com

U-Haul Moving & Storage of Rapid City
20 Deadwood Ave., Rapid City
(605) 348-1151 | www.uhaul.com

Necessities

Rapid City Driver’s License Exam Station
1301 E Catron Blvd.
(605) 394-2244 | https://dps.sd.gov
Drivers License Exam

Pennington County Treasurer’s Office W (Registration & Title)
130 Kansas City St #250
(605) 394-2163 | www.pennco.org

City of Rapid City Finance Office
(Register to Vote)
300 6th St., #1
(605) 394-4143 | www.rcgov.org

Pennington County Auditor’s Office
(Register to Vote)
130 Kansas City St #250
(605) 394-2153 | www.pennco.org

United States Postal Service
Main office – 500 East Blvd.
(800) 275-8777 | www.usps.com

Utilities

Black Hills Energy
409 Deadwood Ave. | (605) 721-1700
www.blackhillspower.com

West River Electric Assoc.
3250 E. Hwy. 44 | (605) 393-1500
www.westriver.coop

Black Hills Electric Coop.
25191 Cooperative Wy.
(605) 673-4461 | www.bhec.coop

Montana – Dakota Utilities (Gas)
718 Steele Ave. | (605) 355-4004
www.montana-dakota.com

City of Rapid City Utility Services
300 6th St., Ste. 2
www.rcgov.org
Water: (605) 394-4162
Water reclamation (sewer): (605) 394-4174
Solid waste collection/recycle: (605) 355-3496

Landfill disposal
555 S. Hwy 79 | (605) 394-4197

Kieffer Sanitation
2426 E. Saint Patrick St.
(605) 342-4465 | www.gokieffer.com

$184,894 median listing price for housing

50 median days on market August 2016-July 2017

$747 average monthly price for a two-bedroom rental

South Dakota is the lowest state per capita taxes in the nation.