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Rock Valley
  • Town in Iowa

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C+
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Rock Valley is a town in Iowa with a population of 3,858. Rock Valley is in Sioux County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Rock Valley offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Rock Valley and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Rock Valley are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$178,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$687
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    20%
  • Own
    80%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    76.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    25.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    25.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    18%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    10%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  11%

Working in Rock Valley

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,121
National
$64,994

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