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Rock County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2017: 1,400 (all rural); it was 1,756 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 212
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 320
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 558
Renter-occupied apartments: 153 (it was 205 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

33%

Land area: 1008 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 1 people per square mile   (very low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rock County: 73.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (54.0%), Construction (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 25%
  • Government: 10%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 65%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Rock County, NE (2017)
    • 1,35277.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 181.0%Two or more races
    • 130.7%Hispanic or Latino
    • 30.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

52.2 years
Nebraska median age:

36.5 years
Males: 701  (50.1%)
Females: 699  (49.9%)
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Average household size:
Rock County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,405 ($25,795 in 1999)
This county:

$55,405
Nebraska:

$59,970

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $372 (lower quartile is $308, upper quartile is $512)
This county:

$372
State:

$657


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,576 (it was $42,200 in 2000)
Rock:

$91,576
Nebraska:

$155,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $36,947 - $164,681

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $124,118
Here:

$124,118
State:

$190,034

Townhouses or other attached units: $93,625
Here:

$93,625
State:

$194,932

Mobile homes: $32,734
Here:

$32,734
State:

$81,421

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,144
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $418

Institutionalized population: 30

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 3
  • Thefts: 16
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 0
Rock County, NE map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $38,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $81,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $15,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Rock, NE residents
Average permit cost in Rock, NE
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,529 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,068 (1.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Rock, NE in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rock, NE in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rock, NE in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.7%
Rock County:

8.7%
Nebraska:

10.8%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 52.2 years old
(Males: 49.2 years old, Females: 53.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35.3 years old, Other race residents: 32.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rock County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $502 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $652 a month.

Cities in this county include: Bassett, Newport.

Rock County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Berkshire County, Massachusetts , Broome County, New York , Black Hawk County, Iowa , Rockingham County, New Hampshire , Crawford County, Wisconsin , Milwaukee County, Wisconsin , Van Buren County, Michigan .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.4%
Nebraska:

3.2%

Unemployment by year in Rock, NE
County total employment by year in Rock, NE
County average yearly wages by year in Rock, NE

Current college students: 22
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (107.5% naturalized citizens)

Rock County:

0.5%
Whole state:

7.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 42000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.2%

Rock County marital status for males Rock County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 774
  • One, attached: 28
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 8
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • 20 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 60

Housing units in Rock County with a mortgage: 164 (1 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 341

Here:

32.5% with mortgage
State:

61.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rock County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5503
Catholic1001
Evangelical Protestant662
None810-
Rock County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Rock County:

13.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Rock County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

19.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rock County:

9.7%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Rock County:

28.7%
State:

28.0%

Agriculture in Rock County:

Average size of farms: 2320 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $203,484
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $75.75
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 83.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $200,801
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.88%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 28.62%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $85,990
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.13%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.32%
Corn for grain: 17174 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 12627 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Rock County-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 54% 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 578.1 miles away from Rock County 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 34.3 miles away from the county center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the county 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 311.2 miles away from the county 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 102.3 miles away from Rock County center
On 5/25/2003 at 07:32:33, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 124.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 01, 2014 to June 04, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4185: July 28, 2014, FEMA Id: 4185, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2009 to June 26, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1853: July 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1853, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: November 27, 2005 to November 28, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1627: January 26, 2006, FEMA Id: 1627, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Incident Period: April 10, 2001 to April 23, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1373: May 16, 2001, FEMA Id: 1373, Natural disaster type: Storm

The number of natural disasters in Rock County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rock

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 540 (72.7%)
  • Carpooled: 38 (5.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 3 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 51 (6.9%)
  • Worked at home: 118 (15.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (43%)
  • Canada (29%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rock County


  • German (34%)
  • American (11%)
  • Swedish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Swiss (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
30 people in nursing homes
30 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,919.

5.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($64,677 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.67%
Nebraska average:

6.35%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.67% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($64,677 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.1,000 average adjusted gross income)


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Nebraska.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.
Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Births per 1000 population in Rock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Rock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Rock County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rock County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rock County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rock County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rock County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rock County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Rock County

Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 53 (20%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Rock County, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (46)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (19)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (18)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (16)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (15)
  • Congestive heart failure (11)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 381 (365 aged, 16 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 63.33
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11,906
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 2,850
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,986

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 766
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,851

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 64

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,400
  • In family households: 1,063 (234 male householders, 176 female householders)
    365 spouses, 254 children (244 natural, 2 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 14 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 5 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 279 (122 male householders (112 living alone)), 126 female householders (94 living alone)), 28 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 57

Size of family households: 262 2-persons, 60 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 205 1-person, 43 2-persons.

206 married couples with children.
11 single-parent households (4 men, 7 women).

98.3% of residents of Rock speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (80% speak English very well, 20% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $11,695,000 ($7,407 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $0,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,421,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,885,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,055,000
Federal grants: $1,877,000
Federal procurement contracts: $91,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $366,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $179,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,262,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,215,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 81
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 118
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -150
Here -96 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Rock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.28 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.5
State:

4.3

Year house built in Rock County, Nebraska
  • Year house built in Rock County, Nebraska
  • 02014 or later
  • 92010 to 2013
  • 552000 to 2009
  • 501990 to 1999
  • 641980 to 1989
  • 1661970 to 1979
  • 1211960 to 1969
  • 1071950 to 1959
  • 1101940 to 1949
  • 2121939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rock County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rock County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rock County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 414 rooms
  • 965 rooms
  • 1096 rooms
  • 887 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 909+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock County, Nebraska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock County, Nebraska
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 244 rooms
  • 375 rooms
  • 366 rooms
  • 307 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rock County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rock County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rock County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 1082 bedrooms
  • 2543 bedrooms
  • 994 bedrooms
  • 265+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock County, Nebraska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rock County, Nebraska
  • 0no bedroom
  • 141 bedroom
  • 522 bedrooms
  • 753 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rock County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rock County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rock County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 5no vehicle
  • 1081 vehicle
  • 1912 vehicles
  • 1133 vehicles
  • 574 vehicles
  • 295+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rock County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rock County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 0no vehicle
  • 571 vehicle
  • 592 vehicles
  • 323 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 95+ vehicles

87.0% of Rock County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Nebraska.

Rock County:

87.0%
State average:

83.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1,076
  • Other state: 305
  • Northeast: 6
  • Midwest: 186
  • South: 45
  • West: 65
Year householders moved into unit in Rock County, NE
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rock County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.6%Electricity
  • 39.0%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Wood
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 50.3%Electricity
  • 22.3%Utility gas
  • 20.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 2.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 3
Here:

2.8%
Nebraska:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

12.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Nebraska:

21.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Rock County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $953,000
    Police Protection: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $242,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Libraries: $65,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $49,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,416,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,629,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $346,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,233,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $362,000
    Death and Gift: $109,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $887,000

Rock County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $953,000
    Police Protection: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $242,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Libraries: $65,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $49,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,416,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,629,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $346,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,233,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $362,000
    Death and Gift: $109,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $887,000

Rock County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $953,000
    Police Protection: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $242,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Libraries: $65,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $49,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,416,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,629,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $346,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,233,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $362,000
    Death and Gift: $109,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $887,000

Rock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $953,000
    Police Protection: $442,000
    Central Staff Services: $292,000
    Financial Administration: $242,000
    General - Other: $183,000
    Libraries: $65,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $56,000
    General Public Buildings: $46,000
    Health - Other: $10,000
    Correctional Institutions: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $17,000
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $49,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,546,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,416,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $130,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $68,000
    Interest Earnings: $26,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $8,000
    Rents: $8,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,629,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $346,000
    General Local Government Support: $287,000
    Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,233,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $362,000
    Death and Gift: $109,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $887,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 9
  • Number of aged recipients: 0
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 0
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 0
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 0
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3
Most common first names in Rock County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1583.8 years
John1474.4 years
Frank1283.1 years
Mary1181.8 years
Harry1178.4 years
James969.2 years
Bessie987.1 years
Walter884.2 years
Harold779.9 years
Charles779.8 years
Most common last names in Rock County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis1281.0 years
Shaw984.5 years
Lanz980.8 years
Bussinger880.9 years
Sybrant888.5 years
Ammon784.7 years
Hutton784.2 years
Sandall782.4 years
Haszard677.0 years
Bennett586.8 years

Rock County on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"