Rockville, Indiana

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Rockville, Indiana

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High Points

Rockville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Rockville Affordability of Rents
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Rockville Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Rockville, Indiana

Comparing Rockville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 4
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 2 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 2
People Above Poverty 4 2
Median Family Income 4 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 8 8
Public Transportation Use 6 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 8
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 4

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Rockville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles NE of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 57 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Parke
Standard Zip Codes 47872
Phone Area Codes 765
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.762
Longitude -87.229

Rockville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 42.4 inches
Distance 34 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
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Rockville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,765 100%
Male 1,238 44.8%
Female 1,527 55.2%
Under 18 595 21.5%
18+ 2,170 78.5%
65+ 654 23.7%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.82
White 2,714 98.2%
African-American 4 0.1%
Asian 8 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.5%
Other 6 0.2%
Mixed Race 20 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 0.8%

Estimated Rockville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,701
Growth -64
Growth % -2.3%

Rockville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 23.6%
German 19.1%
English 12.2%
Irish 8.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
Dutch 4.8%
Italian 4.1%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
French (except Basque) 2.8%
European 2.7%
Scottish 2.5%
Armenian 2.3%
Welsh 1.8%
Polish 1.1%
Norwegian 0.6%
Swedish 0.5%
British 0.4%
French Canadian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.3%
Canadian 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rockville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Catlin (47872)
Coloma (47872)
Guion (47872)
Hollandsburg (47872)
Mansfield (47872)
Milligan (47872)
Nyesville (47872)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rockville 2,765 $36,066
Bloomingdale 319 $46,071
Clinton 5,126 $36,692
Marshall 360 $36,042
Mecca 355 $35,000
Montezuma 1,179 $35,313
Rosedale 750 $40,556

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Rockville High Schools (2004)

Serves 437 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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