Rock Rapids Lyon County, Iowa

Rock Rapids: City in Iowa

About

Rock Rapids is a city located in the county of Lyon in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,549 and a population density of 232 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,518 inhabitants.

Rock Rapids Quick Facts

Population : 2,518 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Lyon County
Postal code : 51246
Phone Area Codes : 712
Area : 11 km2
Altitude : 1,388 feet / 423 meters
Capital city : Rock Rapids is capital of Lyon County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:35:25 (20th January 2022)
Density : 229 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.23% (2010-2020)
Rock Rapids locator map
Location of Rock Rapids on Iowa map.
Lyon County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rock Rapids Highlighted locator map image
Lyon County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rock Rapids Highlighted
Lyon County Iowa Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Rock Rapids Highlighted locator map image

Geography

Rock Rapids is located at 43°25'38"N 96°10'33"W (43.4271900, -96.1758600).

Rock Rapids map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rock Rapids decreased by 1.23% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,549 - census
2011 2,567 0.7% estimation process
2012 2,568 0.04% estimation process
2013 2,561 -0.27% estimation process
2014 2,560 -0.04% estimation process
2015 2,566 0.23% estimation process
2016 2,550 -0.63% estimation process
2017 2,547 -0.12% estimation process
2018 2,546 -0.04% estimation process
2019 2,522 -0.95% estimation process
2020 2,518 -0.16% estimation process

Rock Rapids zip code is 51246. County name: Lyon, County fips: 19119

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People born in Rock Rapids (3)

People born in Rock Rapids, including musicologist Donald Jay Grout, composer and choral director Jack Halloran, Constance Congdon, .

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Schools in Rock Rapids

College & universities near Rock Rapids, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154129 Northwest Iowa Community College Sheldon (IA) 51201

Post offices near Rock Rapids

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rock Rapid Post Office Rock Rapids (IA) 51246

Other cities in Lyon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lyon County , IA.

City Name Population Title
George 1,029 City in Iowa, USA
Larchwood 918 Township in Lyon County, Iowa
Inwood 847 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States
Doon 599 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States
Little Rock 433 Human settlement in Lyon County, Iowa, United States of America
Lester 303 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States
Alvord 210 Human settlement in Lyon County, Iowa, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Rock Rapids distances to largest Iowa cities