Rock Island strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Washington):
Public Transportation Use
Comparing Rock Island to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):
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|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Nearest Medium City||56 miles N of Yakima, Washington (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||103 miles E of Seattle, Washington|
|Standard Zip Codes||98850|
|Phone Area Codes||509|
|Time Zone||Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.66|
|American Indian & Alaskan||13||1.5%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||264||30.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||858|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||45.1%|
|French (except Basque)||2.2%|
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