Rock Hill, Missouri

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Rock Hill, Missouri
City
Location of Rock Hill, Missouri
Location of Rock Hill, Missouri
Coordinates: 38°36′33″N 90°22′1″W / 38.60917°N 90.36694°W / 38.60917; -90.36694Coordinates: 38°36′33″N 90°22′1″W / 38.60917°N 90.36694°W / 38.60917; -90.36694
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Government
 • Mayor Edward Mahan
Area[1]
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Land 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 4,635
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 4,636
 • Density 4,252.3/sq mi (1,641.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code 63119
Area code(s) 314
FIPS code 29-62660[4]
GNIS feature ID 0756597[5]
Website City of Rock Hill, Missouri - Official Website

Rock Hill is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,635 at the 2010 census.

Geography[edit]

Rock Hill is located at 38°36′33″N 90°22′1″W / 38.60917°N 90.36694°W / 38.60917; -90.36694 (38.609052, -90.367046).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), all of it land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 1,309
1940 1,821 39.1%
1950 3,847 111.3%
1960 6,523 69.6%
1970 6,815 4.5%
1980 5,702 −16.3%
1990 5,217 −8.5%
2000 4,765 −8.7%
2010 4,635 −2.7%
Est. 2015 4,646 [7] 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 4,635 people, 2,064 households, and 1,198 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,252.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,641.8/km2). There were 2,217 housing units at an average density of 2,033.9 per square mile (785.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 70.6% White, 23.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 2,064 households of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.0% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 20.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

Public schools[edit]

Rock Hill is part of the Webster Groves School District. Three public schools are within the city's borders:

  • Hudson Elementary School[9]
  • Webster Groves Elementary Computer School[10]
  • Steger Sixth Grade Center[11]

Parks[edit]

The Fairfax House, on the National Register of Historic Places, at its fourth location in Rock Hill.

There are seven city parks in Rock Hill:[12]

  • Greenwood Park - East of North Rock Hill Road between Lithia and Eldridge
  • Hensley Park - Next to Salem Hills
  • Oakhaven Park - Gilbert & Oakhaven
  • Oak Trail - End of Oakhaven
  • Rock Hill Park - 827 North Rock Hill Road
  • Stroup Fields - Old Warson and McKinley
  • Whitfield Park - Berry Road & Madison Avenue

Government[edit]

Daniel DiPlacido (born Daniel Jude DiPlacido, 1950) served as the 17th Mayor of Rock Hill, Missouri from April 2010 to May 2014. He previously served as Alderman of Ward 2 in the City of Rock Hill from 2006 to 2008 and 2009 to 2010. DiPlacido was elected Mayor on April 8, 2010 defeating incumbent Julie Morgan. Daniel DiPlacido is the only Italian American ever to have served as Mayor of the City of Rock Hill, Missouri.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-07-08. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-30. 
  4. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". Retrieved July 2, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ Hudson Elementary School
  10. ^ Webster Groves Elementary Computer School
  11. ^ Steger Sixth Grade Center
  12. ^ Rock Hill Parks Department
  13. ^ "Election Results St. Louis County Missouri". St. Louis County Board of Election Commissioners. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 

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