Rock Rapids, IA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,161 housing units in Rock Rapids. This represents a 0.3% growth from 1,157 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,161 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Rock Rapids is about 78.8%. Rock Rapids's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.7%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Rock Rapids were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0%
One Bedroom7.50%
Two Bedrooms34.60%
Three Bedrooms35%
Four Bedrooms18.70%
Five Bedrooms or more4.20%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.47
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$65,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$67,900

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.63
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$300

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage5.20%
Home Equity Loan2.50%
Simple Mortgage44.60%
Debt Free47.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13.2%