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Demographics

People

Total Population3,623
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens12.5%
Employed Population 16+1,929
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married56.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.8%
Median Earnings25+$35,788
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$11,887
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,240

Wealth

Median Family Income$69,621
% Above Poverty Level85.6%
% Below Poverty Level14.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time11 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.2%
% Using Public Transportation1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone27%
Median Gross Rent$758
Median House Value$141,800

Ancestry

Dutch41.5%
German24.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.3%
Norwegian5.8%
Irish3.7%
English3%
Swedish2.7%
Danishn0.7%
Welsh0.5%
Swiss0.4%
Polish0.4%
Belgian0.4%
French Except Basque0.3%
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Rock Valley Almanac

CategoryValue
County Sioux County
Standard Zip Codes51247
Phone Area Codes712
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude43.2
Approximate Longitude-96.29

Rock Valley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationSIOUX CENTER 2 SE
Distance13 miles
Jan Temp7 to 27 F
Apr Temp36 to 63 F
Jul Temp61 to 87 F
Oct Temp38 to 65 F
Annual Precip28.7 inches
StationROCK RAPIDS
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp3 to 24 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp35 to 61 F
Annual Precip27.4 inches
StationCANTON 4 WNW
Distance19.5 miles
Jan Temp5 to 26 F
Apr Temp35 to 61 F
Jul Temp61 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 63 F
Annual Precip23.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alvord236$68,750
Boyden794$62,917
Doon632$68,750
Hull2,146$64,722
Inwood879$60,556
Sioux Center7,370$80,185

Rock Valley Public Libraries

Rock Valley Public Library
1531 MAIN ST
Rock Valley, Iowa
(712) 476-5651

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Rock Valley Hospitals

Hegg Memorial Health Center
(Non-profit)
1202 21st Avenue
(512) 476-5305

Rock Valley Public Schools

Rock Valley Elementary School
1712 20th Avenue
ZIP: 51247
(712) 476-2701
Primary
Total Enrollment 431
Rock Valley Jr-sr High School
1712 20th Ave
ZIP: 51247
(712) 476-2701
Other
Total Enrollment 389

Rock Valley Private Schools

Netherlands Reformed Christian School
712 20th Ave Se
ZIP: 51247
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 367
Rock Valley Christian School
1405 17th St
ZIP: 51247
Elementary
Total Enrollment 209
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