Rockland, WI Population

By | July 3, 2019

Population: 1,522. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,800 (+18.3% change)
Males: 761 (50.0%), Females: 761 (50.0%)

La Crosse County

Zip code: 54653

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $69,583
Median house value: $184,200

Races in Rockland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.4%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (45.7%), Dutch (18.3%), United States (8.7%), Polish (8.1%), Irish (7.3%), English (5.1%).

Elevation: 752 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rockland

  • High school or higher: 92.3%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 28.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockland town

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 72.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +548 (+56.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rockland:

  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR SPARTA HOSP (about 9 miles; SPARTA, WI)
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR LACROSSE (about 22 miles; LA CROSSE, WI)
  • LA CROSSE LUTHERAN HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; LA CROSSE, WI)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockland:

Other public-use airports nearest to Rockland:

  • SPARTA/FORT MC COY (about 14 miles; SPARTA, WI; Abbreviation: CMY)
  • VIROQUA MUNI (about 24 miles; VIROQUA, WI; Abbreviation: Y51)
  • BLACK RIVER FALLS AREA (about 25 miles; BLACK RIVER FALLS, WI; Abbreviation: BCK)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockland:

  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 18 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 22 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 52 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • LUTHER COLLEGE (about 71 miles; DECORAH, IA; Full-time enrollment: 2,566)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 72 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 72 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
Private primary/middle school in Rockland:

  • HYLANDALE CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 10; Location: 3200 COUNTY RD J; Grades: 4 – 8)