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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Rock County is 9,587, which is 1.38% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 9.44% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Rock County population density is 19.86 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 61.93 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Rock County is white, which represent 96.82% of the total population. The average Rock County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 9,587. #71

Population Growth Since 2000, #54

Rock County
-1.38%
Minnesota
9.44%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #55

Rock County
19.86 per square mile
Minnesota
61.93 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:9,282 (96.82%, #23)
Black:45 (0.47%, #60)
Hispanic:220 (2.29%, #55)
Asian:89 (0.93%, #29)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):106 (1.11%, #27)
One Race, Other:21 (0.22%, see rank)
Two or More Races:44 (0.46%, see rank)
 

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

8,539 (89.07%) out of the total population of 9,587 reported first ancestry.

 Rock County% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Arab150.16%, see rank0.37%0.56%
Czech770.80%, see rank1.70%0.47%
Danish1421.48%, see rank1.38%0.42%
Dutch2,03121.18%, see rank1.81%1.40%
English5495.73%, see rank5.64%8.02%
French910.95%, see rank4.51%3.34%
German4,55047.46%, see rank34.89%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.22%0.41%
Hungarian10.01%, see rank0.25%0.46%
Irish5776.02%, see rank10.75%10.80%
Italian880.92%, see rank2.33%5.52%
Norwegian1,82018.98%, see rank15.53%1.42%
Polish870.91%, see rank4.66%3.01%
Portuguese40.04%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian320.33%, see rank0.79%0.92%
Scotch-Irish500.52%, see rank0.51%0.99%
Scottish770.80%, see rank1.21%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank2.11%0.95%
Swedish3823.98%, see rank8.46%1.27%
Swiss530.55%, see rank0.42%0.30%
Ukrainian60.06%, see rank0.29%0.31%
American2312.41%, see rank3.57%7.12%
Welsh50.05%, see rank0.41%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 4,664 (48.65%, see rank)
Females: 4,923 (51.35%, see rank)

Rock County
Male: 48.65%
Female: 51.35%
Minnesota
Male: 49.68%
Female: 50.32%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Rock County
41.60 years old
Minnesota
37.60 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Rock County
40.60 years old
Minnesota
36.60 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Rock County
42.60 years old
Minnesota
38.80 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Rock County% of the Total PopulationMinnesotaU.S.
Under 5 years5986.24%, see rank6.50%6.36%
5 to 9 years6686.97%, see rank6.66%6.51%
10 to 14 years7277.58%, see rank6.61%6.59%
15 to 19 years6406.68%, see rank6.74%6.85%
20 to 24 years3924.09%, see rank6.63%7.13%
25 to 34 years1,01610.60%, see rank13.65%13.47%
35 to 44 years1,06611.12%, see rank12.47%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,29013.46%, see rank14.59%14.09%
55 to 64 years1,29913.55%, see rank12.58%12.29%
65 to 74 years8689.05%, see rank7.28%7.64%
75 to 84 6877.17%, see rank4.26%4.25%
85 years and over3363.50%, see rank2.02%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Rock CountyMinnesotaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population6,562, 100%3,599,228209,056,129
Less Than High School648, 9.88%, see rank7.72%13.67%
High School Graduate2,704, 41.21%, see rank26.43%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree2,032, 30.97%, see rank32.68%29.09%
Bachelor Degree852, 12.98%, see rank22.27%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree326, 4.97%, see rank10.90%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.09, see rank14.0013.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Rock County MinnesotaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten38292.41%7.59%72.90%27.10%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)1,09090.37%, see rank9.63%, see rank88.70%11.30%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)60691.91%, see rank8.09%, see rank91.79%8.21%90.60%9.40%
College31777.92%, see rank22.08%, see rank75.47%24.53%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School7841.03%, see rank58.97%, see rank57.33%42.67%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Rock CountyMinnesotaU.S.
Total Households3,933, 100%2,115,337116,211,092
Average Household Size2.37, see rank2.482.63
1 Person Households1,242, 31.58%, see rank28.24%27.57%
2 or More Person Households2,691, 68.42%, see rank71.76%72.43%
Family Households (Families)2,634, 66.97%, see rank64.87%66.22%
Average Family Size3.02, see rank3.133.32
Married-Couple Family2,174, 55.28%, see rank51.06%48.42%
Nonfamily Households1,299, 33.03%, see rank35.13%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Rock County%MinnesotaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total7,594see rank4,319,213252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over3,677100%, see rank2,130,079123,281,364
Never Married92125.05%, see rank34.67%35.77%
Married2,29562.42%, see rank54.24%52.04%
Widowed1403.81%, see rank2.18%2.57%
Divorced3218.73%, see rank8.91%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over3,917100%, see rank2,189,134129,692,771
Never Married75319.22%, see rank28.21%29.48%
Married2,28258.26%, see rank52.78%49.19%
Widowed48912.48%, see rank8.15%9.16%
Divorced39310.03%, see rank10.86%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Rock County%MinnesotaU.S.
Native9,40198.06%, see rank92.50%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence5,35455.85%, see rank68.38%58.73%
Born in Different State4,03842.12%, see rank23.47%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
90.09%, see rank0.65%1.42%
Foreign Born1861.94%, see rank7.50%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship630.66%, see rank3.60%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship1231.28%, see rank3.90%7.09%
Born In Europe210.22%, see rank0.84%1.53%
Born In Asia430.45%, see rank2.85%3.82%
Born In Africa70.07%, see rank1.52%0.55%
Born In Oceania20.02%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America1021.06%, see rank2.02%6.83%
Born In Northern America110.11%, see rank0.23%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Rock County%MinnesotaU.S.
English3,70094.08%, see rank88.66%79.39%
Spanish1092.77%, see rank3.88%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages812.06%, see rank2.97%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages330.84%, see rank2.60%3.36%
Other100.25%, see rank1.89%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.


 
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