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Rock Falls is a city in Cerro Gordo County, in the Mason City metro area.
The community was named for its location on the Shell Rock River
The latitude of Rock Falls is 43.207N. The longitude is -93.084W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,102 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 164.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rock Falls demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Cerro Gordo 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 50458 ZIP code.
41% of Rock Falls residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rock Falls ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rock Falls was $17,523, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Rock Falls residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Rock Falls, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $275. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Cerro Gordo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rock Falls political report.
The average commute time for Rock Falls workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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