Rock County NE Information


Rock County Subdivisions

Rock County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,501
Daytime Population: Workers 811
Daytime Population: Residents 657
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,468
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 1,471
Population in Familes 1,195
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $42,507
Average Household Income $61,136
Per Capita Income $27,737


Total Housing Units 945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 158 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 268 (28.4%)
Median Home Value $81,204
Average Home Value $100,096


Total Households 677
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 446
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.23% -0.58%
Households -0.16% -0.54%
Families -0.37% -0.68%
Median Household Income   3.54%
Per Capita Income   3.41%


Rock County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rock County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 80 15th
Population Density # 78 17th
Diversity Index # 91 3rd
Median Household Income # 84 11th
Per Capita Income # 40 58th

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