Comparing Rockaway Beach to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Median Family Income|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|People Living Alone|
|Low Property Crime|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||36 miles S of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||162 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma|
|Standard Zip Codes||65740|
|Phone Area Codes||417|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||21 to 44 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 90 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 72 F|
|Annual Precip||43.1 inches|
|Station||GALENA 1 SW|
|Jan Temp||20 to 43 F|
|Apr Temp||42 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||44 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||45 inches|
|Jan Temp||22 to 43 F|
|Apr Temp||44 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||67 to 89 F|
|Oct Temp||46 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||41.9 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.64|
|American Indian & Alaskan||5||0.9%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||9||1.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||588|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||13.4%|
|French (except Basque)||7%|
According to the US Postal Service, Rockaway Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Merriam Woods Village (65740)
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