Rock Island, WA Population

Population: 863. Estimated population in July 2020: 858 (-0.6% change)
Males: 423 (49.0%), Females: 440 (51.0%)

Douglas County

Zip code: 98850

Median resident age: 28.8 years
Median household income: $33,618
Median house value: $95,200

Races in Rock Island:

  • White Non-Hispanic (65.4%)
  • Hispanic (30.6%)
  • Other race (20.4%)
  • Two or more races (2.4%)
  • American Indian (2.1%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Korean (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (18.3%), Irish (12.6%), English (7.6%), United States (7.3%), Italian (3.1%), Dutch (2.9%).

Elevation: 650 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rock Island

  • High school or higher: 67.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rock Island city

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

18.3% Foreign born (17.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +343 (+66.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rock Island:

  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; WENATCHEE, WA)
  • QUINCY VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; QUINCY, WA)
  • LAKE CHELAN COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 36 miles; CHELAN, WA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rock Island:

  • PANGBORN MEMORIAL (about 4 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Abbreviation: EAT)
  • GRANT CO INTL (about 59 miles; MOSES LAKE, WA; Abbreviation: MWH)
  • YAKIMA AIR TERMINAL/MCALLISTER FIELD (about 62 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Abbreviation: YKM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rock Island:

  • WATERVILLE (about 21 miles; WATERVILLE, WA; Abbreviation: 2S5)
  • QUINCY MUNI (about 25 miles; QUINCY, WA; Abbreviation: 80T)
  • CASHMERE-DRYDEN (about 26 miles; CASHMERE, WA; Abbreviation: 8S2)
Amtrak station near Rock Island:

  • 12 miles: WENATCHEE (FOOT OF KITTIAS ST.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Island:

  • WENATCHEE VALLEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; WENATCHEE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • CENTRAL WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; ELLENSBURG, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,420)
  • YAKIMA VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; YAKIMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,906)
  • COLUMBIA BASIN COLLEGE (about 105 miles; PASCO, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,529)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON-SEATTLE CAMPUS (about 115 miles; SEATTLE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 32,742)
  • PACIFIC LUTHERAN UNIVERSITY (about 138 miles; TACOMA, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 140 miles; BELLEVUE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,013)
Public primary/middle school in Rock Island:

  • ROCK ISLAND ELEMENTARY (Students: 248; Location: 5645 ROCK ISLAND ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)