Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2020
Oct. 26, 2020
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2020  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-34846  
Entity Registrant Name RealPage, Inc  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 75-2788861  
Entity Address, Address Line One 2201 Lakeside Boulevard  
Entity Address, City or Town Richardson  
Entity Address, State or Province TX  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 75082-4305  
City Area Code 972  
Local Phone Number 820-3000  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, $0.001 par value  
Trading Symbol RP  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   101,851,538
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2020  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Central Index Key 0001286225  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31