The City of Rock Rapids had a population of 2,515 as of July 1, 2018.
The primary coordinate point for Rock Rapids is located at latitude 43.4259 and longitude -96.1657 in Lyon County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rock Rapids (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lyon County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,388 feet.
The City of Rock Rapids (GNIS ID: 2396402) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rock Rapids population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.
|Population in Households||2,432|
|Population in Familes||1,966|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||83|
|Median Household Income||$51,135|
|Average Household Income||$66,161|
|Per Capita Income||$28,098|
|Total Housing Units||1,215 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||832 (68.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||235 (19.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||148 (12.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$127,792|
|Average Home Value||$139,892|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.52%|
|Per Capita Income||2.53%|
The table below compares Rock Rapids to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 136||87th|
|Population Density||# 539||47th|
|Diversity Index||# 577||43rd|
|Median Household Income||# 693||31st|
|Per Capita Income||# 555||45th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.