Blackhawk is a census-designated place (CDP) in Meade County, South Dakota. It is an unincorporated area. It is part of the Rapid City Metro Area, and has a total area of 2.2 square miles, all of which is land.
Manufacturing, construction, healthcare and social assistance are the major contributors to the local economy. The closest hopital is the Rapid City Regional Hospital, located about 7 miles away in Rapid City. The cost of living here is 2.30% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 21 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 76. Snowfall is about 53 inches annually.
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