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Rockaway Beach is a city in Taney County, in the Branson metro area.
The latitude of Rockaway Beach is 36.699N. The longitude is -93.159W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 722 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 577.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockaway Beach demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Taney 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 65740 ZIP code.
18% of Rockaway Beach residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockaway Beach ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockaway Beach was $17,589, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Rockaway Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rockaway Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $711.
Taney County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockaway Beach political report.
The average commute time for Rockaway Beach workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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