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Rockwell City

Rockwell City, Iowa

  •   State: 
    Calhoun County
    Rockwell City
      County FIPS: 
    42°23′45″N 94°37′59″W
      Area total: 
    4.21 sq mi (10.91 km²)
      Area land: 
    4.21 sq mi (10.91 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
    1,230 ft (375 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    531.69 residents per square mile of area (205.28/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
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Rockwell City is a city in Calhoun County, Iowa, United States. The population was 2,240 at the time of the 2020 census. The city was platted in 1876. It is named for its founders, John M. Rockwell, and his wife Charlotte M. rockwell. The median income for a household in the city was $31,071, and the median income. for a family was $42,625. The climate is typified by large seasonal differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.21 square miles (10.90 km²), all of which is covered by water. The average temperature is 94.23°F (23.45°N) The average annual rainfall is 2.2 inches (6.4 cm) The city has an average annual temperature of 2.4 inches (7.7 cm) It is located at 42°23°N, 94°45°W (N393946) and the average yearly rainfall is 1.7 inches (4.4cm) The median age in the town is 47.6 years. The town has a population of 1,709. The 2010 census showed the city's population was 98.4% White, 0.2% African American,0.1% Native American, 0,4% Asian, and 0.8% from other races.


Rockwell City was platted in 1876. It is named for its founders, John M. Rockwell, and his wife Charlotte M. rockwell. The city is located on the banks of the Ohio River. It has a population of about 2,000. It was founded by John Rockwell and Charlotte Rockwell in 1872. The town was named for Rockwell's father, John, who died in 1875. The name Rockwell is still used in the city's name today, but with a different spelling. It's also known as Rockwell City, or Rockwell Village, after its founder, John. M.Rockwell, who founded the city in 1874.


As of the census of 2010, there were 1,709 people, 773 households, and 471 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 3.09% African American, 0.53% Native American,0.04% Pacific Islander, and 1.24% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.68% of the population. The city's median income was $31,071, and the median income for a family was $42,625. About 6.1% of families and 9.5% of residents were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 7.7% ofThose age 65 or over. The average household size was 2.15 and the average family size was2.79. The median age was 47.6 years, with 21.8% under the age of 18 and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The population density was 405.0 inhabitants per square mile (156.4/km²). There were 916 housing units at an average density of 217.1 per squaremile (83.8/ km²). The city has a population of 2,264 people, with 818 households, out of which 25.3% had children under the ages of 18 living with them, 52.0%. The city is located on the U.S.-Mexico border.


Rockwell City is located at 42°2345N 94°3759W (42.395906, 94.632946).According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.21 square miles (10.90 km²), all land. The Köppen Climate Classification subtype for this climate is "Dfa" (Hot Summer Continental Climate). Rockwell City has a humid continental climate, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. Precipitation is relatively well distributed year-round in many areas with this climate. The city is home to the U.S. Air Force National Guard Air Station, which is based in Rockwell. It is also known as the Rockwell Air Force Base, which was established in the late 1800s. It has a base of operations in the San Francisco Bay Area and the San Diego Bay Area, which were both founded in the early 20th century. It also has an Air Force base in San Diego, California, which opened in the mid-19th century and is located in the Bay Area's San Diego County. It was the site of the first air base in the country, and is now the base of the Air Force Air Force Station in San Francisco. The airport is located on the San Fransisco Bay, which dates back to the early 19th century, and has a diameter of about 2.5 miles (4.5 kilometers).


Rockwell City is within the South Central Calhoun Community School District. It was a part of the Rockwell City Community school District until July 1, 1993, when it merged into the Rock well CityLytton Community school district. That in turn merged into South CentralCalhoun on July 1, 2014. It has a population of about 1,000. It is located on the banks of the Red River. The Red River runs through the center of the city. The city is located near the town of South Central, which is on the eastern edge of the Calhoun County, Georgia, area. The town's population is around 1,100. It also has a small population of around 300. It lies on the Red Rivers River, which flows through the city to the west. The river runs into the Redwater River. It runs through South Central. Calhoun, which runs along the east side of the river. It connects to the Red Water River through the Redwood River. In the north, the Red rivers flow through the West Red Rivers, which run through the west end of the town. The West Red rivers run through Rockwell, and the east Red Rivers. The west Red Rivers flow through Rock well, and into the East Red rivers. The East Red Rivers run throughRockwell, with the East Rivers flowing through the north Red Rivers running through the east. The east Red rivers connect to the north and the west Red rivers, which connect to each other in the east and south.

Pop culture

On the December 18, 2003, episode of Jeopardy!, the $500 answer in the category "U.S. City Nicknames" was "Rockwell City in this state calls itself the 'Golden buckle on the Corn Belt' " Rockwell City is a small town in western New York state. It is located in the eastern part of the state, near the New York-New Jersey border. The city was founded in 1851. It was named after the town of Rockwell, New York. The town's name means "golden buckle" or "bronze buckle" in the local language, Rockwell means "brilliant" and means "beautiful" in English. Rockwell is a town of about 4,000 people. It's located in a rural area of New York State. It has a population of about 3,000. The word "rockwell" means "Golden buckle" and "bruised" in U.S., which is a common name for the city. It also means "gorgeous" in New York City, which is in the state's eastern part, and "Golden Belt" in other parts of the country, such as New York and New Jersey. The name Rockwell comes from the town's nickname, "the Golden Buckle," which means "the golden belt" in local slang. It means " golden buckle of the corn belt" or the "Golden Buckle of the Cornbelt".

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa = 96.8. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 100. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Rockwell City = 3.9 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 2,852 individuals with a median age of 42.4 age the population dropped by -10.99% in Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 531.69 residents per square mile of area (205.28/km²). There are average 2.1 people per household in the 684 households with an average household income of $40,296 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 4.30% of the available work force and has dropped -5.00% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 25.70%. The number of physicians in Rockwell City per 100,000 population = 86.


The annual rainfall in Rockwell City = 31.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 37.7 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 84. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 202. 86 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 8.7 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 44, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa which are owned by the occupant = 60.19%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 60 years with median home cost = $60,880 and home appreciation of 2.05%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $10.80 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,600 per student. There are 10.2 students for each teacher in the school, 204 students for each Librarian and 204 students for each Counselor. 5.07% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 8.60% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 2.76% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Rockwell City's population in Calhoun County, Iowa of 1,847 residents in 1900 has increased 1,54-fold to 2,852 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 40.33% female residents and 59.67% male residents live in Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa.

    As of 2020 in Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa are married and the remaining 51.14% are single population.

  • 17.2 minutes is the average time that residents in Rockwell City require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    81.68% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 6.89% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.55% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 4.13% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa, 60.19% are owner-occupied homes, another 19.91% are rented apartments, and the remaining 19.91% are vacant.

  • The 80.77% of the population in Rockwell City, Calhoun County, Iowa who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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