Rockville, Minnesota

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Rockville, Minnesota
City
Motto: "Granite-Heart Of The City"[1]
Location of Rockville, Minnesota
Location of Rockville, Minnesota
Coordinates: 45°28′21″N 94°20′24″W / 45.47250°N 94.34000°W / 45.47250; -94.34000
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Stearns
Area[2]
 • Total 30.17 sq mi (78.14 km2)
 • Land 28.42 sq mi (73.61 km2)
 • Water 1.75 sq mi (4.53 km2)
Elevation 1,076 ft (328 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 2,448
 • Estimate (2012[4]) 2,472
 • Density 86.1/sq mi (33.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 56369
Area code(s) 320
FIPS code 27-55078[5]
GNIS feature ID 0650208[6]
Website www.rockvillecity.org

Rockville is a city in Stearns County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 2,448 as of the 2010 census.[7] It is part of the St. Cloud Metropolitan Statistical Area.[8]

On June 1, 2002, the city of Pleasant Lake and Rockville Township were merged into the city of Rockville.[9]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.17 square miles (78.14 km2); 28.42 square miles (73.61 km2) is land and 1.75 square miles (4.53 km2) is water.[2]

Rockville, including the former Township of Rockville, is located in Township 123 North of the Arkansas Base Line and Range 29 West of the Fifth Principal Meridian.

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2010, there were 2,448 people, 880 households, and 703 families residing in the city. The population density was 86.1 inhabitants per square mile (33.2 /km2). There were 1,041 housing units at an average density of 36.6 per square mile (14.1 /km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.9% White, 0.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.5% Pacific Islander, 6.1% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.3% of the population.

There were 880 households of which 37.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.8% were married couples living together, 6.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 20.1% were non-families. 14.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.78 and the average family size was 3.04.

The median age in the city was 40.5 years. 25.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.2% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 23.5% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 11.4% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.9% male and 48.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 749 people, 268 households, and 187 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,140.7 people per square mile (438.2/km²). There were 281 housing units at an average density of 427.9 per square mile (164.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.53% White, 1.34% African American, 0.13% Native American, 3.20% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.54% of the population.

There were 268 households out of which 44.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 7.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 23.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.79 and the average family size was 3.33.

In the city the population was spread out with 31.5% under the age of 18, 11.1% from 18 to 24, 37.0% from 25 to 44, 13.9% from 45 to 64, and 6.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 29 years. For every 100 females there were 106.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.8 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $43,854, and the median income for a family was $50,083. Males had a median income of $31,964 versus $22,000 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,527. About 2.1% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.0% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

Infrastructure[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Minnesota State Highway 23 serves as a main route in the city, and Interstate 94 is nearby.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "City of Rockville Minnesota". City of Rockville Minnesota. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  4. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-28. 
  5. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  7. ^ "2010 Census Redistricting Data (Public Law 94-171) Summary File". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census. Retrieved 23 April 2011. 
  8. ^ "Profile for Rockville, Minnesota, MN". ePodunk. Retrieved October 9, 2012. 
  9. ^ Population Estimates Geographic Change Notes: Minnesota, 2006-05-19. Accessed 2008-05-28.

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Coordinates: 45°28′19″N 94°20′27″W / 45.47194°N 94.34083°W / 45.47194; -94.34083