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Rock Creek, Minnesota - Basic Facts

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The City of Rock Creek had a population of 1,563 as of July 1, 2016. Rock Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rock Creek is located at latitude 45.7647 and longitude -92.9035 in Pine County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rock Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.31 sq. miles. Pine County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 938 feet.

The City of Rock Creek (GNIS ID: 2396396) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rock Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rock Creek: City of Rock Creek.

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Rock Creek, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,563
Population in Households 1,549
Population in Familes 1,282
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 565
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 421
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 635 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (81.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 ( 7.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $187,727
Average Home Value $210,417


Median Household Income $56,177
Average Household Income $67,020
Per Capita Income $24,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.65% -0.5%
Households -0.47% -0.39%
Families -0.74% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rock Creek, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rock Creek to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 289 68th
Population Density1 # 877 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 602 33rd
Median Household Income # 357 61st
Per Capita Income # 681 25th

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