Rockdale, Illinois Population 2022

2,020
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Rockdale is a city located in Illinois. With a 2020 population of 2,020, it is the 495th largest city in Illinois and the 10890th largest city in the United States. Rockdale is currently growing at a rate of 0.20% annually and its population has increased by 0.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,012 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Rockdale has a population density of 2,530 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockdale is $67,205 with a poverty rate of 25.57%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,034 per month, and the median house value is $135,200. The median age in Rockdale is 36.2 years, 36.5 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Rockdale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockdalewas:

  • White: 67.59%
  • Other race: 17.67%
  • Black or African American: 6.66%
  • Two or more races: 6.66%
  • Asian: 0.99%
  • Native American: 0.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockdale, Illinois is 2,020 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,012.

Rockdale, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,63367.59%
Black or African American1616.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.41%
Asian240.99%
Some Other Race42717.67%
Two or More Races1616.66%
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Rockdale Population by Race

Rockdale Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockdale Median Age

31.1


Total

30.9


Male

32.1


Female

Rockdale Adults

There are 1,901 adults, (260 of whom are seniors) in Rockdale.

Rockdale Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockdale Sex Ratio

Female

1,257

52.03%

Male

1,159

47.97%

Rockdale Population by Age

Rockdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.4%28.6%
Married67.2%32.8%
All48.8%51.2%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Female30.3%69.7%

48.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All805348.8
Married2963.8367.2
Male425.3171.4
Female2113.4530.3
Non Family2561.2939.1

3.45

Average Family Size

3

Average Household Size

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Rockdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27417.67%
9th to 12th Grade654.19%
High School Graduate70245.26%
Some College32821.15%
Associates Degree805.16%
Bachelors Degree774.96%
Graduate Degree251.61%
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Rockdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White86580163
Hispanic57933934
Black96725
Other Race2431217
Native American1010
2+ Races3726
Asian1810

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 7.28%.

Rockdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,451$34,519$19,717
Less Than 9th Grade$21,944$28,289$17,692
High School Graduate$19,149$34,000$17,660
Some College$32,115$42,083$28,063
Bachelors Degree$36,875$47,727$28,750
Graduate Degree$52,188$$70,469

$27,451

Average Earnings

$34,519

Average Male

$19,717

Average Female

Rockdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockdale Language by Age

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Rockdale Language

71.47% of Rockdale residents speak only English, while 28.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 27.81% of the population.

Rockdale Language

Rockdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1457350.34%
White1,15930726.49%
Other163NaN%
Multiple1614226.09%
Hispanic1,00519919.80%

25.57%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.26%

Male Poverty Rate

25.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockdale is Black, with 50.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockdale is Hispanic, with 19.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 20.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.27%.

Rockdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.53%
High School27.49%
Some College16.91%
Bachelors or Greater8.82%

Rockdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed16.00%
Male Unemployed13.56%
Female Employed19.71%
Female Unemployed6.06%

Rockdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,406$72,150
Families$61,750$82,082
Married Families$78,750-
Non Families$29,167$39,516
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Income by Household Type

Rockdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockdale Married by Age and Sex

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Rockdale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rockdale Marital Status by Race

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Rockdale Marital Status

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45

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War9
First Gulf War6
Vietnam21
Korea
World War II

Rockdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 548
55 to 6418
65 to 7413
75+6

Rockdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White433.15%
Black21.82%
Hispanic60.84%

Rockdale Veterans by Race

Rockdale Veterans by Education

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13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockdale Veterans by Education

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68.2%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rockdale Employment by Age

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Rockdale Employment by Race

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Rockdale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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69.12%

Born in Rockdale

81.08%

Native Born

18.92%

Foreign Born

9.23%

Non Citizen

9.69%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.08% of Rockdale residents were born in the United States, with 69.12% having been born in Illinois. 9.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockdale Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9760.00%
20111,98040.20%
20121,98440.20%
20131,98840.20%
20141,99240.20%
20151,99640.20%
20162,00040.20%
20172,00440.20%
20182,00840.20%
20192,01240.20%
20202,0120.00%
20212,01640.20%
20222,02040.20%

Rockdale Population by Year