Rock Valley, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 3,626 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.2%
Males: 1,723  (47.5%)
Females: 1,903  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  32.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 51247.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $63,848 (it was $36,967 in 2000)
Rock Valley:

$63,848
IA:

$56,247

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,491 (it was $19,660 in 2000)

Rock Valley city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $151,944 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Rock Valley:

$151,944
IA:

$142,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $183,465; Detached houses: $187,913; Townhouses or other attached units: $195,197; In 2-unit structures: $159,809; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,786; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $130,932; Mobile homes: $15,496

Median gross rent in 2016: $785.

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  • Races in Rock Valley, IA (2010)

    Rock Valley races chart
    • 2,90286.5%White alone
    • 40912.2%Hispanic
    • 190.6%Two or more races
    • 130.4%Asian alone
    • 90.3%Black alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Rock Valley detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rock Valley: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Dutch (53.3%), German (12.7%), American (6.5%), Norwegian (4.5%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/26/1886

Elevation: 1252 feet

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 2,147 people per square mile   (low).

Rock Valley,IA real estate house value index trend

Rock Valley, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Rock Valley:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 0.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rock Valley city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 57.6%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

131 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This city:

3.6%
Iowa:

4.9%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Rock Valley, Iowa as of November 15, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Rock Valley to the number of sex offenders is 457 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,291 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,982 (1.3%)

Rock Valley satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Sioux Falls, SD (31.9 miles , pop. 123,975).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (135.0 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (449.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Doon, IA (2.5 miles ), Hull, IA (2.9 miles ), Hudson, SD (3.1 miles ), Alvord, IA (3.1 miles) , Fairview, SD (3.1 miles) , Inwood, IA (3.2 miles ), Sioux Center, IA (3.3 miles ), Boyden, IA (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2004: 26 buildings, average cost: $149,200
  • 2005: 18 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $201,600
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2009: 18 buildings, average cost: $172,800
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $195,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $197,700
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $202,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.20 N, Longitude: 96.30 W

Area code: 712

Rock Valley household income distribution Rock Valley home values distribution

Crime rates in Rock Valley (2016):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 assaults (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 15 burglaries (398.7 per 100,000)
  • 10 thefts (265.8 per 100,000)
  • 0 auto thefts (0.0 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 38.5 (higher means more crime, US average = 236.5)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Iowa average:

1.49
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Rock Valley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rock Valley, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rock Valley-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1992, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.6 miles away from the Rock Valley city center killed one person and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 9/22/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rock Valley-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 170.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 171.1 miles away from Rock Valley center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 116.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 171.0 miles away from Rock Valley center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sioux County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rock Valley topographic map

Birthplace of: Stephen A. Mitchell (politician) - Lawyer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rock Valley:

  • HEGG MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1202 21ST AVENUE)
  • WESTVIEW HOMES (1006 14TH STREET)
  • HEGG HOME HEALTH CARE (1202 21ST AVENUE)
  • HEGG MEMORIAL HEALTH CENTER (2116 14TH STREET)

Heliports located in Rock Valley:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Valley:

  • Southeast Technical Institute (about 36 miles; Sioux Falls, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,386)
  • University of South Dakota (about 43 miles; Vermillion, SD; FT enrollment: 7,328)
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College (about 50 miles; Sioux City, IA; FT enrollment: 3,544)
  • Buena Vista University (about 68 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Lakes Community College (about 75 miles; Estherville, IA; FT enrollment: 2,311)
  • Wayne State College (about 76 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)
  • South Dakota State University (about 82 miles; Brookings, SD; FT enrollment: 10,392)

Public high school in Rock Valley:

Private high school in Rock Valley:

Public elementary/middle school in Rock Valley:

Private elementary/middle school in Rock Valley:

See full list of schools located in Rock Valley

Library in Rock Valley:

  • ROCK VALLEY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $180,006; Location: 1531 MAIN ST; 33,071 books; 2,756 audio materials; 4,219 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 100 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Rock Valley: Rock Valley Elevator Company Elevator (A), Farmers Elevator Company Elevator (B), Rock Valley Ambulance Association (C), Rock Valley Public Library (D), Rock Valley Police Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rock Valley include: Netherland Reformed Christian Church (A), Faith Reformed Church (B), Our Saviors Lutheran Church (C), Saint Marys Catholic Church (D), First Christian Reformed Church (E), First Reformed Church (F), Grace Community Church (G), Netherland Reformed Church (H), Calvin Christian Reformed Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Four Seasons Retirement Living Community (1305 22nd Avenue), Super 8 Motel (2111 10th Street), Motel Super 8 (2111 10th Street).

Sioux County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.4%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 50.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.8%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
33 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
30 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Rock Valley, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Rock Valley (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Drive-Up Facility at 1005 Main Street, branch established on 1975/12/01; Rock Valley Branch at 1321 Main Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Peoples Bank: at 1230 Valley Drive, branch established on 1945/06/01. Info updated 2008/03/27: Bank assets: $362.4 mil, Deposits: $309.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Bancorp
  • Premier Bank: at 1004 21st Avenue, branch established on 1997/02/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $236.5 mil, Deposits: $188.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Premier Holdings, Ltd

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Iowa average:

10.4

Rock Valley travel time to work - commute Rock Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rock Valley city (based on Sioux County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant13,31632
Evangelical Protestant12,98841
Catholic2,4716
Other1-
None4,928-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Sioux County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Sioux County:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

8.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sioux County:

24.5%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rock Valley:

47.9%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rock Valley:

42.1%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.8%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.2%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rock Valley:

34.3%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

51.8%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.4%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rock Valley, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$8,897$35,5880$0
Other Government Administration 1$6,035$72,4206$730
Police Protection - Officers 5$18,357$44,0573$2,214
Firefighters 0$0 32$510
Streets and Highways 4$14,599$43,7979$4,247
Sewerage 1$3,965$47,5800$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,517$42,20450$6,370
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$5,654$67,8480$0
Water Supply 1$3,499$41,9880$0
Local Libraries 1$3,236$38,8324$1,325
Totals for Government 18$67,759$45,173104$15,396

Rock Valley government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $916,000 ($252.62)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $371,000 ($102.32)
    Police Protection: $249,000 ($68.67)
    Regular Highways: $236,000 ($65.09)
    Sewerage: $198,000 ($54.61)
    Libraries: $140,000 ($38.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $125,000 ($34.47)
    Financial Administration: $121,000 ($33.37)
    Parks & Recreation: $105,000 ($28.96)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($26.20)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($16.27)
    Housing & Community Development: $47,000 ($12.96)
    Health Services - Other: $42,000 ($11.58)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($9.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($4.14)
    General Public Buildings: $12,000 ($3.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($18.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $73,000 ($20.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $521,000 ($143.68)

Rock Valley government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $303,000 ($83.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($30.61)
    All Other: $35,000 ($9.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $34,000 ($9.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $50,000 ($13.79)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $22,000 ($6.07)
    General Support: $8,000 ($2.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $96,000 ($26.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $61,000 ($16.82)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($13.51)
    Rents: $14,000 ($3.86)
    Property Sale Other: $10,000 ($2.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $302,000 ($83.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $216,000 ($59.57)
    Housing & Community Development: $75,000 ($20.68)
    General Support: $44,000 ($12.13)
    All Other: $8,000 ($2.21)
  • Tax - Property: $1,025,000 ($282.68)
    Total General Sales: $181,000 ($49.92)
    Public Utilities: $51,000 ($14.07)
    Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($1.10)
    NEC: $3,000 ($0.83)

Rock Valley government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,232,000 ($339.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $770,000 ($212.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $152,000 ($41.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $310,000 ($85.49)

Rock Valley government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,001,000 ($276.06)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Iowa average:

5.75%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from O'Brien County, IA  0.40% ($31,739 average AGI)
from Lyon County, IA  0.34% ($39,564)
from Plymouth County, IA  0.32% ($24,351)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($127,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Iowa average:

5.94%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lyon County, IA  0.31% ($43,611 average AGI)
to Plymouth County, IA  0.30% ($38,400)
to Minnehaha County, SD  0.30% ($64,086)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rock Valley:

  • KXRB (1000 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD)
  • KSOO (1140 AM; 10 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KELO (1320 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF S.D., INC.)
  • KNWC (1270 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KSOU (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)
  • WNAX (570 AM; 5 kW; YANKTON, SD; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KSCJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KSUX/KSCJ RADIO BROADCASTING CO)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rock Valley:

  • KIHK (106.9 FM; ROCK VALLEY, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KSOU-FM (93.9 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KELO-FM (92.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: MIDCONTINENT RADIO OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • KDCR (88.5 FM; SIOUX CENTER, IA; Owner: DORDT COLLEGE, INC.)
  • KNWC-FM (96.5 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KMXC (97.3 FM; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KUSD (89.7 FM; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: S/DAKOTA BD OF DIR FOR ED. TELECOMUN)
  • KYBB (102.7 FM; CANTON, SD; Owner: SOUTHERN MINNESOTA B/C COMPANY)
  • KLQL (101.1 FM; LUVERNE, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KIWA-FM (105.3 FM; SHELDON, IA; Owner: SHELDON BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Rock Valley:

  • KELO-TV (Channel 11; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SIOUX FALLS, INC.)
  • KDLT-TV (Channel 46; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KSFY-TV (Channel 13; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: ELCOM OF SOUTH DAKOTA, INC.)
  • K67GH (Channel 67; OTTUMWA, IA; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KAUN (Channel 36; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: RAPID BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTTW (Channel 17; SIOUX FALLS, SD; Owner: INDEPENDENT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K25AA (Channel 25; ROCK RAPIDS, ETC., IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KMEG (Channel 14; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: WAITT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPTH (Channel 44; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF SIOUX CITY)
  • KTIV (Channel 4; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: KTIV TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCAU-TV (Channel 9; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: CITADEL COMMUNICATIONS CO.LTD.)
  • KSIN-TV (Channel 27; SIOUX CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KUSD-TV (Channel 2; VERMILLION, SD; Owner: SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR ED. TELECOMMUNICATIONS)
Rock Valley fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Rock Valley fatal accident list:

Mar 4, 2003 09:15 PM, 12th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 21, 2000 06:40 AM, 17th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 14, 1990 09:30 AM, 18, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 18, 1978 07:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 26, 1978 02:50 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1976 07:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 20, 1975 07:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 321Total average daily traffic
  • 431Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rock Valley)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rock Valley, IA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 10.4 Mi Sww Of (Lat: 43.066917 Lon: -96.400583), Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WNEM530
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.362 MHz, 952.362 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2010, Expiration Date: 01/10/2021Registrant: Midamerican Energy Company, 106 E. 2nd St, Davenport, IA 52801, Phone: (563) 333-8567, Email:
  • ROCK VALLEY, 2648 310th St (Hwy 18) (Lat: 43.203806 Lon: -96.265611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WPXA881
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/24/2023, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0JIU, Grant Date: 07/02/1991, Expiration Date: 07/02/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2003, Registrant: Justin D Van Ningen, 1802 9th St, Rock Valley, IA 51247
  • Call Sign: WB0WKB, Grant Date: 05/07/1996, Expiration Date: 05/07/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2008, Registrant: Benjamin L Mathison, 1644 14th St, Rock Valley, IA 51247
  • Call Sign: KD0QOZ, Licensee ID: L00878489, Grant Date: 01/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/27/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2014, Certifier: Terry L Van Driel, Registrant: Terry L Van Driel, 1225 15th St, Rock Valley, IA 51247
  • Call Sign: AD0HZ, Previous Call Sign: KD0QOZ, Licensee ID: L00878489, Grant Date: 01/27/2012, Expiration Date: 01/27/2022, Certifier: Terry L Van Driel, Registrant: Terry L Van Driel, 1221 15th St, Rock Valley, IA 51247

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-C4P (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5546Z , Serial Number: 18-7848, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): John C Kooima, 2638 310th St, Rock Valley, IA 51247, Other Owners: Phillip G Kooima
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7951G , Serial Number: 1158, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/2001
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James A Jespersen, Po Box 32, Rock Valley, IA 51247, Other Owners: Kathleen A Jespersen

Most common first names in Rock Valley, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John7179.5 years
Gerrit3283.1 years
Anna3084.7 years
Henry2980.1 years
William2676.7 years
Peter2078.2 years
Gertrude1887.9 years
Marie1584.7 years
Nellie1481.2 years
Jennie1488.5 years
Most common last names in Rock Valley, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kooima2076.0 years
Vanbeek1479.5 years
Mulder1483.1 years
Miller1385.5 years
Vanmaanen1374.9 years
Dykstra1279.8 years
Deboer1173.7 years
Gerritsen1081.4 years
Bakker1081.9 years
Vandentop1075.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Rock Valley, IA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Super 81
Curves1True Value1
RadioShack1UPS1
Subway1

Rock Valley compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There are 7 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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