Rockville, Nebraska

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Population in 2014: 104 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 50  (48.4%)
Females: 54  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years

Zip code: 68871

Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,599 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Rockville:

$38,599
NE:

$56,927

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,296 (it was $15,708 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $46,922 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Rockville:

$46,922
NE:

$148,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $62,459; Detached houses: $62,719
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rockville: 73.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (27.3%), Danish (15.2%), Polish (15.2%), German (12.1%), Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1973 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 464 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Rockville:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockville village:

  • Never married: 32.5%
  • Now married: 39.8%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 19.8%



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Rockville, Nebraska as of July 16, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockville to the number of sex offenders is 126 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,085 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $877 (1.6%)

Rockville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lincoln, NE (114.6 miles , pop. 225,581).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (579.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Howard City, NE (2.6 miles ), Ravenna, NE (2.8 miles ), Ashton, NE (3.0 miles ), Poole, NE (3.5 miles) , Farwell, NE (3.5 miles) , Hazard, NE (3.6 miles) , Loup City, NE (3.6 miles ), Cairo, NE (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 41.12 N, Longitude: 98.83 W

Area code: 308

Rockville household income distribution Rockville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.3%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-6.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (31%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

Average climate in Rockville, Nebraska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rockville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Nebraska state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/8/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Rockville village center .

On 6/6/1956, a category F4 tornado 17.4 miles away from the village center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockville-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 644.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from Rockville center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 358.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 216.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.1 miles away from Rockville center
On 2/6/1996 at 15:10:28, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sherman County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 5, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Rockville:

  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - RAVENNA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; RAVENNA, NE)
  • SACRED HEART HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LOUP CITY, NE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockville:

  • Central Community College (about 29 miles; Grand Island, NE; Full-time enrollment: 4,159)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (about 33 miles; Kearney, NE; FT enrollment: 6,047)
  • Northeast Community College (about 99 miles; Norfolk, NE; FT enrollment: 3,334)
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (about 114 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 20,817)
  • Nebraska Wesleyan University (about 116 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 2,072)
  • Southeast Community College Area (about 118 miles; Lincoln, NE; FT enrollment: 8,838)
  • Wayne State College (about 122 miles; Wayne, NE; FT enrollment: 3,121)

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Notable location: Rockville Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Rockville: Saint Marys Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sherman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.6%
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Nebraska:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  57.7%
Whole state:  64.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.7%
Whole state:  6.0%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Nebraska average:

11.3

Rockville travel time to work - commute Rockville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rockville village (based on Sherman County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,5403
Evangelical Protestant4376
Mainline Protestant3695
None806-
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: 2
Sherman County:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Sherman County:

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Sherman County:

29.9%
Nebraska:

28.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.1%
State:

12.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$321
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$44
Sewerage 0$0 1$20
Water Supply 0$0 1$90
Totals for Government 0$0 10$475

Rockville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($134.62)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($86.54)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($57.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($57.69)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($48.08)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($9.62)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($9.62)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($192.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($96.15)

Rockville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $9,000 ($86.54)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $10,000 ($96.15)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($19.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($96.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($125.00)
    General Support: $7,000 ($67.31)
    All Other: $3,000 ($28.85)
  • Tax - Property: $8,000 ($76.92)
    NEC: $5,000 ($48.08)

Rockville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $165,000 ($1586.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $159,000 ($1528.85)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($57.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $83,000 ($798.08)

6.28% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.28%
Nebraska average:

6.38%

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 Buffalo County, NE  1.59% ($29,263 average AGI)
from Hall County, NE  0.84% ($34,900)


6.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.98%
Nebraska average:

6.57%

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 Buffalo County, NE  1.74% ($28,619 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockville:

  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • KMMJ (750 AM; 11 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KKPR (1460 AM; 5 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KRGI (1430 AM; 5 kW; GRAND ISLAND, NE)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNLV (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ORD, NE; Owner: SANDHILLS ADVERTISING CORP.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KLTT (670 AM; 50 kW; COMMERCE CITY, CO; Owner: KLZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KGFW (1340 AM; 1 kW; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KIMB (1260 AM; 50 kW; KIMBALL, NE; Owner: G & L INVESTMENTS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockville:

  • KSYZ-FM (107.7 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING-GRAND ISLAND, I)
  • KRNY (102.3 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KKPR-FM (98.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PLATTE RIVER RADIO, INC.)
  • KQKY (105.9 FM; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KROR (101.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: ETERNAL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KRGI-FM (96.5 FM; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: JRK BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KLIQ (94.5 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KHNE-FM (89.1 FM; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockville:

  • KHGI-TV (Channel 13; KEARNEY, NE; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF CENTRAL NEBRASKA, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KTVG (Channel 17; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KHAS-TV (Channel 5; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: GREATER NEBRASKA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KGIN (Channel 11; GRAND ISLAND, NE; Owner: KOLN/KGIN LICENSE, INC.)
  • KHNE-TV (Channel 29; HASTINGS, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMM.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • QJM, Rr1 Box 32 2 Mi. Ne Of (Lat: 41.141111 Lon: -98.805056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQFE288
    Assigned Frequencies: 10626.2 MHzGrant Date: 06/23/2006, Expiration Date: 06/23/2016, Certifier: Mike MeadRegistrant: Harris Corporation - Microwave Communications Division, 637 Davis Drive, Morrisville, NC 27560, Phone: (919) 767-3250, Fax: (919) 767-3231, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N0NSG, Licensee ID: L00337744, Grant Date: 02/25/2011, Expiration Date: 05/07/2021, Registrant: Timothy E Kusek, 214 N Webster, Rockville, NE 68871

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockville and their reported violations in the past:

ROCKVILLE, VILLAGE OF (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-28-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-08-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

Rockville compared to Nebraska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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