Rockville, Minnesota

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Rockville, Minnesota

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 11% Rockville Racial Diversity
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Rockville Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Rockville, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Racial Diversity 8 9
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
College Educated Adults 7 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 8 6
Short Commute Times 7 5
Working at Home 6 3
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 8
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Affordability of Rents 6 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Rockville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 62 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Stearns
Metro Area Saint Cloud
P.O. Box Zip Codes 56369
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.471
Longitude -94.34

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 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.3 inches
Distance 15.1 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 19 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 82 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 27.1 inches
Distance 28 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
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Rockville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 749 100%
Male 386 51.5%
Female 363 48.5%
Under 18 236 31.5%
18+ 513 68.5%
65+ 49 6.5%
Median Age 28.8
Average Family Size 3.33
White 708 94.5%
African-American 10 1.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 24 3.2%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 49 6.5%

Estimated Rockville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,488
Growth 1,739
Growth % 232.2%

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
German 58.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.4%
Norwegian 8.3%
Irish 4.1%
US/American 4%
Swedish 2.5%
Polish 2.2%
French (except Basque) 2%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Armenian 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
Dutch 1.1%
French Canadian 0.9%
European 0.6%
Slovene 0.6%
Lebanese 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Finnish 0.3%
German Russian 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rockville 749 $50,083
Avon 1,242 $53,214
Cold Spring 2,975 $50,268
Richmond 1,213 $44,464
St. Cloud 59,107 $50,460
St. Joseph 4,681 $44,737
Waite Park 6,568 $43,415
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