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People

Total Population 2,074
Male Share of the Population 60.1%
Female Share of the Population 39.9%
Senior Citizens 20.2%
Employed Population 16+ 732
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 44.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14%
Median Earnings25+ $25,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $7,393
Median Earnings With High School Degree $14,333

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,919
% Above Poverty Level 84.6%
% Below Poverty Level 15.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.2%
Median Gross Rent $496
Median House Value $63,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.2%
US/American 0%
English 7.9%
Irish 13.6%

Rockwell City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles NW of Ames, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles NE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 50579
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.395
Longitude -94.633

Rockwell City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ROCKWELL CITY
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.2 inches
Station CARROLL
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 35 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
Station STORM LAKE 2 E
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Lanedale (50579)

Lavinia (50579)

Piper (50579)

Rands (50579)

Richards (50579)

Sherwood (50579)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lake City 1,754 $57,083
Lohrville 413 $52,917
Lytton 319 $60,625

Rockwell City Public Libraries

Library
Rockwell City Public Library
426 FIFTH ST.
Rockwell City, Iowa
(712) 297-8422

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Rockwell City High Schools

ROCKWELL CITY-LYTTON HIGH SCHOOL
1000 TONAWANDA AVE
712-297-8111
Serves 171 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.7

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