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People

Total Population856
Male Share of the Population52.5%
Female Share of the Population47.5%
Senior Citizens12.7%
Employed Population 16+367
Age of the Population35

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher2%
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 Level81.8%
% Below Poverty Level18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time22 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone19.6%
Median Gross Rent$819
Median House Value$122,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)73.8%
US/American0%
English7.6%
Irish8.9%

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

Rock Island Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 56 miles N of Yakima, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City103 miles E of Seattle, Washington
CountyDouglas
Standard Zip Codes98850
Phone Area Codes509
Time ZonePacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude47.377
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)

StationWENATCHEE AP
Distance3.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp60 to 87 F
Oct Temp40 to 62 F
Annual Precip8.5 inches
StationWATERVILLE
Distance19.2 miles
Jan Temp17 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 58 F
Jul Temp54 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip11.4 inches
StationEPHRATA AP
Distance29.1 miles
Jan Temp22 to 34 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp61 to 88 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip7.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cashmere3,146$59,186
East Wenatchee13,473$59,551
Entiat1,190$54,000
Quincy7,163$53,264
Waterville1,869$48,654
Wenatchee32,950$56,561

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

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