Rockville is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 2,398 people and just one neighborhood, Rockville is the 290th largest community in Minnesota.
Rockville real estate is some of the most expensive in Minnesota, although Rockville house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Rockville is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 38.20% of the Rockville workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Rockville is a city of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockville who work in management occupations (12.81%), healthcare (10.70%), and office and administrative support (9.69%).
Because of many things, Rockville is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Rockville a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Rockville has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Rockville’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Rockville has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Rockville a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Rockville does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The overall education level of Rockville is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.25% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rockville in 2018 was $42,365, which is wealthy relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,460 for a family of four. However, Rockville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rockville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockville residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockville include German, Norwegian, Irish, Swedish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Rockville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.
When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research, the folks of the neighborhood may actually hold the key. 67.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher percentage than is found in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Did you know that the neighborhood has more German and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 52.3% of this neighborhood's residents have German ancestry and 5.6% have Swedish ancestry.
How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.
The neighbors in the neighborhood in Rockville are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 76.4% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.2% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 80.3% of America's neighborhoods.
The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.
In the neighborhood, 34.9% of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 34.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.8%), and 11.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.
The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (5.3%).
Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.
In the neighborhood in Rockville, MN, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (52.3%). There are also a number of people of Norwegian ancestry (8.4%), and residents who report Swedish roots (5.6%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (5.3%), along with some Irish ancestry residents (5.3%), among others.
Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (56.2% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.
Here most residents (84.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.5%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.