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Rock River is a township in Alger County.
The latitude of Rock River is 46.353N. The longitude is -86.987W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 988 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,213.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rock River demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alger County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49826 ZIP code.
11% of Rock River residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rock River ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rock River was $16,360, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Rock River residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rock River, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $298. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $594.
Alger County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rock River political report.
The average commute time for Rock River workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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