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Rock Hill, Missouri
City
Location of Rock Hill, Missouri
Location of Rock Hill, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Land 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 528 ft (161 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,635
 • Estimate (2012) 4,636
 • Density 4,252.3/sq mi (1,641.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code 63119
Area code(s) 314
FIPS code 29-62660
GNIS feature ID 0756597
Website City of Rock Hill, Missouri - Official Website

Rock Hill is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 4,635 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Rock Hill is located at 38°36′33″N 90°22′1″W / 38.60917°N 90.36694°W / 38.60917; -90.36694 (38.609052, -90.367046).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.09 square miles (2.82 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 1,309
1940 1,821 39.1%
1950 3,847 111.3%
1960 6,523 69.6%
1970 6,815 4.5%
1980 5,702 −16.3%
1990 5,217 −8.5%
2000 4,765 −8.7%
2010 4,635 −2.7%
Est. 2015 4,646 0.2%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 4,635 people, 2,064 households, and 1,198 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,252.3 inhabitants per square mile (1,641.8/km2). There were 2,217 housing units at an average density of 2,033.9 per square mile (785.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 70.6% White, 23.0% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.5% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 2.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.

There were 2,064 households of which 26.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.3% were married couples living together, 11.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 42.0% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.93.

The median age in the city was 36.9 years. 20.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 32.9% were from 25 to 44; 26.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.0% male and 51.0% female.

Parks

The Fairfax House, Rock Hill, Missouri as seen on Monday, February 10, 2016
The Fairfax House, on the National Register of Historic Places, at its fourth location in Rock Hill.

There are seven city parks in Rock Hill:

  • Greenwood Park - East of North Rock Hill Road between Lithia and Eldridge
  • Hensley Park - Next to Salem Hills
  • Oakhaven Park - Gilbert & Oakhaven
  • Oak Trail - End of Oakhaven
  • Rock Hill Park - 827 North Rock Hill Road
  • Stroup Fields - Old Warson and McKinley
  • Whitfield Park - Berry Road & Madison Avenue
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