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Rockville is a town in Parke County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Rockville is 39.762N. The longitude is -87.229W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,722.


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Median household income
Local
$27,813
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rockville demographic reports
Ranked No. 3 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Parke County Covered Bridge Festival - Oct. 12-21, 2007
  • Billie Creek Village Civil War Days - June 9-10, 2007
  • Cornbread Festival - Sept. 8-9, 2007
  • Steam Harvest Days - Sept. 1-3, 2007
  • Sorghum, Cider and Gourd Days - Sept. 21-23, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rockville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Cecil M. Harden Lake
Historic sites and museums: Billie Creek Village
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

22% of Rockville residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockville was $18,431, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Rockville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rockville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $263.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $639.


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Libraries in Rockville include Rockville Public Library ... View libraries

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Parke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockville political report.

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The average commute time for Rockville workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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