In Rapid City, the average listing price is $245,735 this year, a small 2.5 percent drop from the year prior. Meanwhile, number of for-sale homes on the market marginally increased 1.7 percent, from 58 to 59 listings. Those who dislike the hectic, frantic pace of modern life should consider a property in this city where it's easy to enjoy the country lifestyle. Wood-burning stoves are found in quite a few homes in this city; they are an excellent way to utilize natural timber resources, thus potentially saving money on fuel. The beautiful landscaping of many of this city's properties makes for a pleasant experience walking around the area.