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People

Total Population 856
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 367
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 51.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,969
% Above Poverty Level 81.8%
% Below Poverty Level 18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.6%
Median Gross Rent $819
Median House Value $122,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 73.8%
US/American 0%
English 7.6%
Irish 8.9%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rock Island Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles N of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles E of Seattle, Washington
County Douglas
Standard Zip Codes 98850
Phone Area Codes 509
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.377
Longitude -120.142

Rock Island 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 WENATCHEE AP
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 40 to 62 F
Annual Precip 8.5 inches
Station WATERVILLE
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 58 F
Jul Temp 54 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station EPHRATA AP
Distance 29.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 7.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cashmere 3,146 $59,186
East Wenatchee 13,473 $59,551
Entiat 1,190 $54,000
Quincy 7,163 $53,264
Waterville 1,869 $48,654
Wenatchee 32,950 $56,561

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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