The City of Rock Rapids had a population of 2,486 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||1,753|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,182|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,935|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.18|
|Population in Households||2,403|
|Population in Familes||1,959|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||83|
|Median Household Income||$50,370|
|Average Household Income||$63,938|
|Per Capita Income||$27,183|
|Total Housing Units||1,207 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||795 (65.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||260 (21.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||152 (12.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$115,951|
|Average Home Value||$134,265|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.5%|
|Per Capita Income||3.09%|
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, 2017 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||# 137||87th|
|Population Density||# 547||46th|
|Diversity Index||# 506||51st|
|Median Household Income||# 673||33rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 522||48th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.