Rockcreek, Oregon

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Rockcreek is a census-designated place in Washington County, Oregon, north of U.S. Route 26. It is named for the Rock Creek neighborhood in the area. As of the 2000 census, the CDP population was 9,404.

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Geography

Rockcreek CDP is centered at 45°33′16″N 122°52′47″W / 45.55444°N 122.87972°W / 45.55444; -122.87972 (45.554391, -122.879787).[3] The community is bordered on the south and west by Hillsboro, with Cornelius Pass Road dividing the two on the west and the Sunset Highway as the dividing line on the south. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), none of which is covered with water.

Government

An unincorporated community, Rockcreek does not have a municipal government. Government services are provided by a variety of regional districts. The area lies within both the Hillsboro School District and the Beaverton School District.[4] Fire protection is provided by Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, while law enforcement comes from the Washington County Sheriff. Rockcreek is with the Portland metropolitan area's regional government, Metro, while parks are provided by the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District.[5]

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,404 people, 3,501 households, and 2,559 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,689.8 people per square mile (1,806.4/km²). There were 3,609 housing units at an average density of 1,799.8/sq mi (693.3/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.68% White, 0.84% African American, 0.47% Native American, 7.54% Asian, 0.28% Pacific Islander, 2.20% from other races, and 3.00% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.58% of the population.

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