Rockland, Wisconsin

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Rockland, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 16% Rockland Affordability of Property Taxes
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 16% Rockland Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Rockland, Wisconsin

Comparing Rockland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Age of the Population 3 3
Racial Diversity 2 2
Senior Citizens 2 2
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 7 4
People in Middle Class or Better 6 3
College Educated Adults 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 3 1
Working at Home 3 1
Public Transportation Use 2 2


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

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Rockland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 17 miles NE of La Crosse, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 129 miles SE of St. Paul, Minnesota
County La Crosse
Metro Area La Crosse
Standard Zip Codes 54653
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.906
Longitude -90.919

Rockland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station SPARTA
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 24 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
Distance 16.6 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station VIROQUA 2 S
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 33 to 55 F
Jul Temp 58 to 80 F
Oct Temp 36 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33 inches
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Rockland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 628 100%
Male 336 53.5%
Female 292 46.5%
Under 18 184 29.3%
18+ 444 70.7%
65+ 59 9.4%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.2
White 618 98.4%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 3 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Rockland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 638
Growth 10
Growth % 1.6%

Rockland 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 41.6%
Norwegian 33.4%
Irish 3.5%
US/American 3.4%
Italian 3.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.8%
Czech 2.6%
Danish 2.6%
English 1.9%
Polish 1.5%
British 0.9%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Swiss 0.4%
Celtic 0.4%
Finnish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Rockland 628 $50,714
Bangor 1,400 $46,058
Cashton 1,005 $37,917
Coon Valley 714 $45,962
Norwalk 653 $39,583
Sparta 8,648 $42,182
West Salem 4,540 $50,176
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