The City of Rocky River had a population of 20,376 as of July 1, 2016. Rocky River ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Rocky River is located at latitude 41.4731 and longitude -81.8538 in Cuyahoga County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rocky River (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.87 sq. miles. Cuyahoga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 692 feet.
The City of Rocky River (GNIS ID: 1085996) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rocky River population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||20,209|
|Population in Familes||15,408|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||167|
|Average Household Size||2.14|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||10,079 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||6,421 (63.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,006 (29.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||652 ( 6.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$228,818|
|Average Home Value||$257,884|
|Median Household Income||$67,766|
|Average Household Income||$100,184|
|Per Capita Income||$46,524|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.86%|
|Per Capita Income||2.26%|
The table below compares Rocky River to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 86||93rd|
|Population Density1||# 33||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 428||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 150||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 54||96th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.