Rapids, NY has a population of 1,590 and is the 12,368th largest city in the United States. The population density is 436 per sq mi which is 22% higher than the New York average and 382% higher than the national average. The median age in Rapids is 32 which is approximately 18% lower than the New York average of 38. In Rapids, 68% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 95% of Rapids residents were born in New York, 4% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.