Rockville, Nebraska

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Population in 2017: 104 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 50  (48.9%)
Females: 54  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

30.9 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years

Zip code: 68871

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,127 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Rockville:

$53,127
NE:

$59,970

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,946 (it was $15,708 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $51,642 (it was $29,200 in 2000)
Rockville:

$51,642
NE:

$155,800

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $64,615; detached houses: $64,554
March 2019 cost of living index in Rockville: 72.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
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  • Races in Rockville, NE (2010)
    • 10599.1%White alone
    • 10.9%Asian alone



According to our research of Nebraska and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rockville, Nebraska as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockville is 63 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (22.2%), Norwegian (22.2%), Russian (19.4%), Polish (16.7%), Danish (11.1%), Irish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1973 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

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

Rockville, Nebraska map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,085 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $656 (1.3%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Rockville, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockville, NE in 2017

Rockville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Nebraska:

3.2%
Most common industries in Rockville, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (13.3%)
  • Wood products (8.9%)
  • Rail transportation (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Rail transportation (16.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (12.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.0%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (8.0%)
  • Machinery (8.0%)
  • Wood products (8.0%)
  • Fuel dealers (8.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (20.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (15.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (15.0%)
  • Wood products (10.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
Most common occupations in Rockville, NE (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (24.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (16.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (8.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.0%)
  • Registered nurses (10.0%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (10.0%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (10.0%)
  • Woodworkers (10.0%)

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 Rockville 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 the city 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).
Rockville topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Rockville:

Marital status in Rockville, NE
  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 37.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 1.8%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Rockville:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Nebraska average:

11.3

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockville, NE (based on Sherman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

6.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.02 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

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

9.1%
Nebraska:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Nebraska:

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

20.1%
Nebraska:

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

Rockville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $12,000 ($115.38)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($76.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($67.31)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($67.31)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($57.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($28.85)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($19.23)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($9.62)
    Health - Other: $1,000 ($9.62)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($9.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $23,000 ($221.15)

Rockville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,000 ($48.08)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($28.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($9.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($192.31)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($28.85)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $10,000 ($96.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $14,000 ($134.62)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($86.54)
    Other: $2,000 ($19.23)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($48.08)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($9.62)

Rockville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($57.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,000 ($57.69)

Rockville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $134,000 ($1288.46)

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.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.1mTotal length
  • 2,545Total average daily traffic
  • 213Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,559Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/04/2016, Expiration Date: 06/23/2026, Certifier: Mike Mead, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, Nw, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • 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

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockville, NE
  • 34.3%Wood
  • 31.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 5.7%Other fuel
  • 5.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockville, NE
  • 64.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 35.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


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 significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
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