Rockaway Beach, Missouri Population 2023

826

Rockaway Beach is a city located in Taney County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 826, it is the 385th largest city in Missouri and the 16050th largest city in the United States.Rockaway Beach is currently declining at a rate of -0.12% annually and its population has decreased by -0.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 829 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Rockaway Beach has a population density of 1,309 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockaway Beach is $48,284 with a poverty rate of 13.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rockaway Beach is 53.1 years, 56.3 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.

Rockaway Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockaway Beach was:

  • White: 92.42%
  • Native American: 3.12%
  • Two or more races: 2.12%
  • Asian: 1.34%
  • Other race: 1%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Rockaway Beach, Missouri is 826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 829.

Rockaway Beach, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Native American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rockaway Beach Population by Race

Rockaway Beach Population Pyramid 2023

Rockaway Beach Median Age

53.1

Total

56.3

Male

46.7

Female

Rockaway Beach Adults

There are 710 adults, (213 of whom are seniors) in Rockaway Beach.

Rockaway Beach Age Dependency

80.5

Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockaway Beach Sex Ratio

Female46151.39%
Male43648.61%

Rockaway Beach Population by Age

Rockaway Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.04

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

70.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rockaway Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rockaway Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockaway Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 46.15%.

Rockaway Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$31,000

Average Earnings

$36,875

Average Male

$22,128

Average Female

Rockaway Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockaway Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rockaway Beach Language

88.88% of Rockaway Beach residents speak only English, while 11.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.5% of the population.

Rockaway Beach Language

Rockaway Beach Poverty by Race

rate

13.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.4%

Male Poverty Rate

12.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockaway Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockaway Beach is Multiple, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockaway Beach is White, with 14.09% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.89%.

Rockaway Beach Poverty

Rockaway Beach Poverty Rate by Education

Rockaway Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockaway Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rockaway Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

56.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockaway Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rockaway Beach Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockaway Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rockaway Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

133

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

Rockaway Beach Veterans by War

Rockaway Beach Veterans by Age

count

Rockaway Beach Veterans by Race

Rockaway Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockaway Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rockaway Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rockaway Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rockaway Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

39.32%

Born in Rockaway Beach

106.03%

Native Born

2.17%

Foreign Born

1.21%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

106.03% of Rockaway Beach residents were born in the United States, with 39.32% having been born in Missouri. 1.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rockaway Beach Place of Birth

Note: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Rockaway Beach Population by Year