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Faith is a city in Meade County, in the Rapid City metro area.

One tradition says the community was named for Faith Rockefeller, an investor in the railroad

The latitude of Faith is 45.023N. The longitude is -102.035W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,595 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 499.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$27,708
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Faith demographic reports
With the arrival of the railroad in 1911, Faith came to be.

Livestock raising and dryland farming are the principal industries of Faith.

The area is home to numerous fossil digs, some of which contain dinosaur fossils.
Local festivals include:
  • Faith Stock Show and Rodeo - Aug. 8-12, 2007
Dates often change. Check Faith web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Faith demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meade County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 57626 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Faith residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Faith ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Faith was $16,276, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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22% of Faith residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Faith, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $291.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $467.


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Libraries in Faith include Faith Public Library ... View libraries

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National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KPSD-FM.

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Meade County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Faith political report.

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The average commute time for Faith workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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