Rockland, Maine Population 2022

6,864
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Rockland is a city located in Knox County Maine. It is also the county seat of Knox County. With a 2020 population of 6,864, it is the 22nd largest city in Maine and the 5421st largest city in the United States. Rockland is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -4.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,172 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Rockland has a population density of 535 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockland is $59,713 with a poverty rate of 11.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $761 per month, and the median house value is $169,300. The median age in Rockland is 45.2 years, 41.6 years for males, and 46.6 years for females.

Rockland Demographics

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

  • White: 94.51%
  • Two or more races: 3.35%
  • Native American: 1.17%
  • Asian: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0.01%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rockland, Maine is 6,864 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,172.

Rockland, Maine Population 2022

Population by Race

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Rockland Population by Race

Rockland Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockland Median Age

45.8


Total

42.1


Male

49.7


Female

Rockland Adults

There are 6,044 adults, (1,626 of whom are seniors) in Rockland.

Rockland Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockland Sex Ratio

Female

3,926

54.74%

Male

3,246

45.26%

Rockland Population by Age

Rockland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockland Household Types

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockland Households and Families

2.77

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

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Rockland Households by Type

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Rockland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockland Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Rockland Educational Attainment by Race

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$31,045

Average Earnings

$33,934

Average Male

$30,072

Average Female

Rockland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockland Language by Age

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Rockland Language

95.99% of Rockland residents speak only English, while 4.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.75% of the population.

Rockland Language

Rockland Poverty by Race

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11.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.10%

Male Poverty Rate

12.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockland is White, with 12.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockland is Multiple, with 6.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.73%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.28%.

Rockland Poverty

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Rockland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rockland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockland Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Rockland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.1%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockland Married by Age and Sex

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Rockland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rockland Marital Status by Race

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Rockland Marital Status

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383

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Rockland Veterans by War

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Rockland Veterans by Age

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Rockland Veterans by Race

Rockland Veterans by Education

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6.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockland Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rockland Employment by Age

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Rockland Employment by Race

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Rockland 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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55.67%

Born in Rockland

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

1.25%

Non Citizen

0.39%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Rockland residents were born in the United States, with 55.67% having been born in Maine. 1.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rockland Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Rockland Population by Year