Rock County , Minnesota

Rock County: County in Minnesota, United States of America

Rock County locator map
Location of Rock County on Minnesota map.

About

Rock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Minnesota. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,687 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,301 inhabitants. Its county seat is Luverne. The county was created 164 years ago in 1857.

Rock County Courthouse %26 Jail image
Rock County Courthouse %26 Jail
Rock County Courthouse %26 Jail image

Geography

Rock County is located at 43°40'29"N 96°15'12"W (43.6746300, -96.2532100). It has 6 neighbors: Lyon County, Murray County, Nobles County, Pipestone County, Minnehaha County and Moody County.

Rock County map

The largest city of Rock County is Hills with a population of 647. Other cities include, Luverne population 478, Beaver Creek population 377, Hardwick population 182 and Steen population 164. See all Rock County cities & populated places.

Weather

Rock County forecast: Rain showers. Cloudy, with a high near 52. Chance of precipitation is 80%. more

Rock County Quick Facts

Population : 9,301 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
Different from : Rock Island County, Rock County, Rock County
Area : 1251 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.06%
Land as percent of area : 99.94%
Capital : Luverne
Establishment : May 05, 1857
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:35:03 (27th October 2021)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.15% (2010-2020)
Weather : 52℉ Rain Showers 7-days weather

Rock County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rock County decreased by 4.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,687 - census
2011 9,599 -0.92% estimation process
2012 9,481 -1.24% estimation process
2013 9,428 -0.56% estimation process
2014 9,379 -0.52% estimation process
2015 9,442 0.67% estimation process
2016 9,392 -0.53% estimation process
2017 9,459 0.71% estimation process
2018 9,401 -0.62% estimation process
2019 9,315 -0.92% estimation process
2020 9,301 -0.15% estimation process

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People born in Rock County (2)

People born in Rock County, including gridiron football player Darwin Gonnerman, physicist Jay Walter Woodrow, you can see a list of people who born in Rock County.

Other places with the same name (3)

Rock County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rock County.

City Name Population Title
Hills 647 City in Minnesota, United States
Bruce 579 Ghost town in Rock County, Minnesota, US
Luverne 478 City in Minnesota, United States
Beaver Creek 377 City in Rock County, Minnesota, United States
Kanaranzi 243 Township in Rock County, Minnesota
Magnolia 207 Civil town in Rock County, Wisconsin
Hardwick 182 City in Minnesota, USA
Steen 164 City in Rock County, Minnesota, United States
Kenneth 66 City in Rock County, Minnesota

Minnesota Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Hennepin County 1,268,408 County in Minnesota, United States
Ramsey County 547,903 County in Minnesota, United States
Minneapolis 433,111 Largest city in Minnesota, U.
Dakota County 431,807 County in Minnesota, United States
Anoka County 359,921 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Paul 306,717 Capital of the state of Minnesota, United States; county seat of Ramsey County, Minnesota
Washington County 265,476 County in Minnesota, United States
Saint Louis County 198,538 County in Minnesota, United States
Stearns County 162,038 County in Minnesota, United States
Olmsted County 159,298 County in Minnesota, United States
Scott County 150,689 County in Minnesota, United States
Wright County 140,249 County in Minnesota, United States
Carver County 106,565 County in Minnesota, United States
Sherburne County 98,811 County in Minnesota, United States
Bloomington 84,583 County seat of Monroe County, Indiana, United States
Plymouth 79,635 City in Hennepin County, Minnesota