Rapids City, IL Population

Population: 953. Estimated population in July 2020: 980 (+2.8% change)
Males: 478 (50.2%), Females: 475 (49.8%)

Rock Island County

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $44,474
Median house value: $88,500

Races in Rapids City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (25.8%), Irish (10.5%), English (9.2%), United States (6.4%), Swedish (6.2%), Dutch (4.4%).

Elevation: 590 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Map of Rapids City, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rapids City

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rapids City village

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 64.1%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+6.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rapids City:

  • ILLINI HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; SILVIS, IL)
  • HAMMOND HENRY HOSPITAL (about 16 miles; GENESEO, IL)
  • GENESIS MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; DAVENPORT, IA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rapids City:

  • QUAD CITY INTL (about 15 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: MLI)
  • CLINTON MUNI (about 17 miles; CLINTON, IA; Abbreviation: CWI)
  • WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD (about 49 miles; STERLING/ROCKFALLS, IL; Abbreviation: SQI)

Other public-use airports nearest to Rapids City:

  • QUAD-CITY (about 14 miles; MOLINE, IL; Abbreviation: I04)
  • DAVENPORT MUNI (about 17 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Abbreviation: DVN)
  • GEN-AIRPARK (about 20 miles; GENESEO, IL; Abbreviation: 3G8)

Amtrak stations near Rapids City:

  • 15 miles: MOLINE (QUAD CITY AIRPORT, 2200 69TH ST.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, call for taxi service.
  • 17 miles: DAVENPORT (BURLINGTON DEPOT, 304 WEST RIVER DR.) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rapids City:

  • BLACK HAWK COLLEGE (about 13 miles; MOLINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,891)
  • SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY (about 16 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,310)
  • EASTERN IOWA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT (about 17 miles; DAVENPORT, IA; Full-time enrollment: 4,180)
  • AUGUSTANA COLLEGE (about 17 miles; ROCK ISLAND, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,220)
  • ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; EAST PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,404)
  • BRADLEY UNIVERSITY (about 79 miles; PEORIA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,262)
  • WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 81 miles; MACOMB, IL; Full-time enrollment: 11,096)

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