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Rock Island is a town in Le Flore County, in the Fort Smith metro area.
The community was named for the Rock Island Railroad
The latitude of Rock Island is 35.182N. The longitude is -94.473W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 495 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 729.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rock Island demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Le Flore County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74902 ZIP code.
8% of Rock Island residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rock Island ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rock Island was $14,115, compared with $21,587 nationally.
6% of Rock Island residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rock Island, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $342. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $588.
Le Flore County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rock Island political report.
The average commute time for Rock Island workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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