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People

Total Population 832
Male Share of the Population 55%
Female Share of the Population 45%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 348
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 54.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,500
% Above Poverty Level 65.9%
% Below Poverty Level 34.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 6.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.5%
Median Gross Rent $595
Median House Value $103,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 34.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 18.3%

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

Rockaway Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles S of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Taney
Standard Zip Codes 65740
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.699
Longitude -93.159

Rockaway Beach 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 OZARK BEACH
Distance 2.7 miles
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
Distance 19.2 miles
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
Station WASOLA
Distance 33.6 miles
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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rockaway Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Merriam Woods Village (65740)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Branson 11,084 $46,679
Branson West 434 $51,563
Forsyth 2,068 $50,054
Hollister 4,441 $30,591

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

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