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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockdalewas:
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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Rockdale
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.