Rockaway Beach is a city located in Taney County Missouri. Rockaway Beach has a 2020 population of 863. Rockaway Beach is currently declining at a rate of -0.23% annually but its population has increased by 1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 848 in 2010.
The average household income in Rockaway Beach is $48,284 with a poverty rate of 16.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $581 per month, and the median house value is $90,500. The median age in Rockaway Beach is 44.3 years, 45 years for males, and 44.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockaway Beachwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 70.83%.
90.04% of Rockaway Beach residents speak only English, while 9.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 4.62% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockaway Beach is White, with 16.91% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockaway Beach is Multiple, with 54.29% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.17%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rockaway Beach
96.90% of Rockaway Beach residents were born in the United States, with 37.61% having been born in Missouri. 1.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.