Latest Data (2018)
Population 2,549
Nationwide Rank 6742

Quick Facts

Rock Rapids, Iowa is the 6,742nd largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Rock Rapids, Iowa is a city.

Rock Rapids, Iowa is currently 6.4% smaller than it was in 1990, the year of its peak recorded population.

Rock Rapids, Iowa's growth is below average. 61% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6732 Huntsville, Arkansas 2,554 25.2%
6733 Luxemburg, Wisconsin 2,553 30.7%
6734 Lyford, Texas 2,553 1.0%
6735 Marysville, Pennsylvania 2,553 10.8%
6736 Premont, Texas 2,553 -7.8%
6737 Vassar, Michigan 2,552 -9.4%
6738 Donalsonville, Georgia 2,551 -8.4%
6739 Mohawk, New York 2,551 -3.8%
6740 Myrtle Point, Oregon 2,551 4.3%
6741 Dermott, Arkansas 2,549 -31.8%
6742 Rock Rapids, Iowa 2,549 -0.7%
6743 Garland, Utah 2,548 30.1%
6744 Okolona, Mississippi 2,548 -16.6%
6745 Rockville, Minnesota 2,548 5.6%
6746 Colwyn, Pennsylvania 2,546 3.9%
6747 Loxley, Alabama 2,546 60.5%
6748 Millersburg, Pennsylvania 2,545 -0.5%
6749 Sabina, Ohio 2,545 -8.3%
6750 Clearwater, Kansas 2,543 14.6%
6751 Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 2,542 -1.9%
6752 Centerville, Indiana 2,541 -0.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4676 Vinton 5,093 -0.2%
4692 Spirit Lake 5,070 18.6%
4712 Iowa Falls 5,036 -3.0%
4738 Manchester 4,982 -5.5%
4759 Adel 4,954 43.2%
4785 Sergeant Bluff 4,913 47.0%
4797 Cherokee 4,900 -8.4%
4800 Windsor Heights 4,898 2.6%
4806 Shenandoah 4,890 -11.4%
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%
4975 Humboldt 4,589 2.9%
5060 Mount Vernon 4,454 16.5%
5131 Camanche 4,353 3.3%
5182 Carlisle 4,282 19.3%
5219 Hampton 4,236 0.6%
5223 Dyersville 4,225 4.3%
5250 Chariton 4,172 -9.0%
5269 Jefferson 4,148 -10.0%
5342 Forest City 4,047 -7.9%
5399 Le Claire 3,970 35.5%
5467 Monticello 3,885 6.4%
5476 Huxley 3,867 65.4%
5538 West Liberty 3,794 13.2%
5546 Carter Lake 3,784 16.3%
5552 Rock Valley 3,775 31.3%
5564 Cresco 3,754 -3.7%
5580 Albia 3,731 -0.7%
5587 Emmetsburg 3,713 -4.8%
5613 Waukon 3,683 -10.7%
5621 Tiffin 3,670 235.4%
5721 Osage 3,547 2.6%
5765 Robins 3,492 89.1%
5830 Eagle Grove 3,417 -7.7%
5846 New Hampton 3,394 -7.9%
5865 Story City 3,370 3.9%
6009 Tipton 3,223 1.8%
6086 Williamsburg 3,149 18.9%
6204 Garner 3,036 3.6%
6254 Milford 2,983 20.0%
6330 West Burlington 2,895 -8.2%
6395 Wilton 2,836 0.0%
6436 Onawa 2,787 -10.0%
6461 Fairfax 2,767 187.0%
6494 Tama 2,745 0.8%
6501 Clarion 2,741 -7.3%
6551 Jesup 2,710 22.5%
6568 Bloomfield 2,694 3.4%
6581 Grundy Center 2,682 2.9%
6585 Solon 2,680 123.5%
6644 Missouri Valley 2,633 -11.8%
6655 Eldora 2,621 -13.6%
6679 Sibley 2,602 -6.6%
6723 Madrid 2,562 5.8%
6729 Center Point 2,557 26.3%
6742 Rock Rapids 2,549 -0.7%
6753 Kalona 2,541 10.4%
6820 Hawarden 2,486 0.4%
6854 Hudson 2,466 16.3%
6871 Marengo 2,455 -3.2%
6890 Belle Plaine 2,443 -15.0%
6908 West Branch 2,426 9.8%
7049 West Union 2,334 -8.4%
7084 Hull 2,307 17.5%
7088 Cascade 2,303 16.6%
7089 Ely 2,303 99.0%
7090 Mitchellville 2,303 12.7%
7101 Belmond 2,296 -10.2%
7158 La Porte City 2,259 -2.6%
7169 Lamoni 2,252 -7.8%
7175 Lisbon 2,247 17.5%
7245 Bellevue 2,196 -6.9%
7335 Toledo 2,141 -15.5%
7418 Rockwell City 2,096 -5.4%
7453 Postville 2,083 -8.3%
7475 Sac City 2,074 -12.8%
7484 Colfax 2,069 -7.1%
7516 Ida Grove 2,049 -12.3%
7563 Wapello 2,026 -4.4%
7570 Lake Mills 2,022 -5.6%
7583 Sigourney 2,015 -8.9%
7624 Ogden 1,994 -1.7%
7650 Northwood 1,976 -3.4%
7654 Britt 1,973 -3.7%
7681 Sumner 1,961 -6.5%
7700 Epworth 1,952 31.5%
7715 Parkersburg 1,943 3.0%
7733 Atkins 1,933 93.6%
7746 Alta 1,925 3.5%
7775 Audubon 1,912 -19.8%
7849 Monroe 1,874 3.4%
7891 Columbus Junction 1,855 -2.2%
7914 New London 1,846 -4.2%
7919 Denver 1,841 13.6%
7927 Durant 1,837 14.5%
7946 Leon 1,831 -7.1%
7988 Greenfield 1,811 -14.4%
7989 Guttenberg 1,811 -8.6%
8076 Peosta 1,772 167.6%
8166 Prairie City 1,729 26.3%
8179 Stuart 1,726 0.5%
8214 Dallas Center 1,714 6.7%
8262 Pleasantville 1,692 9.5%
8285 Farley 1,682 24.9%
8302 Blue Grass 1,674 43.0%
8322 Pocahontas 1,663 -14.9%
8333 Lake City 1,657 -9.0%
8360 Mount Ayr 1,643 -12.6%
8371 Reinbeck 1,637 -6.2%
8373 Walcott 1,637 7.2%
8410 Remsen 1,621 -7.8%
8439 Moville 1,610 1.1%
8453 Traer 1,604 0.6%
8480 Nashua 1,593 -1.6%
8489 Corydon 1,587 0.0%
8492 Hartley 1,587 -8.1%
8513 Manson 1,578 -16.3%
8619 Avoca 1,531 -4.7%
8627 Mediapolis 1,529 -7.1%
8682 Oakland 1,507 1.4%
8687 Ackley 1,505 -17.0%
8700 Guthrie Center 1,501 -9.6%
8748 Slater 1,483 12.8%
8760 Monona 1,477 -4.2%
8763 Urbana 1,477 42.0%
8771 Akron 1,473 -1.0%
8822 State Center 1,456 8.0%
8840 Corning 1,447 -18.8%
8841 Walford 1,446 17.8%
8884 Logan 1,431 -7.7%
8896 Manning 1,425 -4.1%
8910 Granger 1,420 118.7%
8914 Woodward 1,420 17.7%
8920 Earlham 1,417 9.0%
8929 Montezuma 1,412 -2.7%
8945 Wellman 1,408 -0.9%
8969 Woodbine 1,402 -10.5%
8971 Brooklyn 1,401 2.4%
8974 Kingsley 1,401 12.2%
8976 Bedford 1,400 -13.7%
8987 Lenox 1,397 -0.4%
9011 Lone Tree 1,389 20.6%
9016 Sanborn 1,387 2.5%
9054 Fayette 1,374 1.8%
9076 Holstein 1,364 -6.9%
9086 Nora Springs 1,359 -11.1%
9093 Tripoli 1,356 3.9%
9103 Clarksville 1,352 -6.1%
9197 Dysart 1,317 1.2%
9254 Maharishi Vedic City 1,300 1344.4%
9265 Arnolds Park 1,295 7.7%
9276 Central City 1,293 11.9%
9298 Manly 1,288 -3.9%
9308 New Sharon 1,284 -1.8%
9310 Shell Rock 1,284 -1.0%
9325 Dike 1,280 34.4%
9331 Buffalo 1,279 -7.5%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 2,549 6,742
2017 2,549 6,737
2016 2,550 6,726
2015 2,602 6,646
2014 2,580 6,659
2013 2,602 6,625
2012 2,593 6,622
2011 2,568 6,643
2010 2,549 6,663
2009 2,435 6,746
2008 2,450 6,716
2007 2,479 6,673
2006 2,493 6,627
2005 2,529 6,538
2004 2,581 6,451
2003 2,591 6,417
2002 2,517 6,516
2001 2,536 6,470
2000 2,568 6,416
1990 2,723 5,825