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Rock Creek is a township in Pottawatomie County, in the Manhattan metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Rock Creek. For links to other places called Rock Creek, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Rock Creek is 39.441N. The longitude is -96.408W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 653.
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37% of Rock Creek residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rock Creek ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rock Creek was $18,229, compared with $21,587 nationally.
17% of Rock Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rock Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $216. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $619.
Pottawatomie County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rock Creek political report.
The average commute time for Rock Creek workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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