Rockmart, Georgia Population 2020

4,313

Rockmart is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,313, it is the 150th largest city in Georgia and the 5184th largest city in the United States. Rockmart is currently growing at a rate of 0.09% annually and its population has increased by 2.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,199 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Rockmart has a population density of 764 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockmart is $43,510 with a poverty rate of 30.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $714 per month, and the median house value is $78,400. The median age in Rockmart is 28.6 years, 25.2 years for males, and 34 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.1 males.

Rockmart Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockmart was:

  • White: 62.02%
  • Black or African American: 30.66%
  • Two or more races: 6.97%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rockmart, Georgia is 4,313, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,305.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,199.

Rockmart, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,63262.02%
Black or African American1,30130.66%
Two or More Races2966.97%
Asian150.35%

Rockmart Population Pyramid 2020

Rockmart Median Age

28.6


Total

25.2


Male

34


Female

Rockmart Adults

There are 2,864 adults, (506 of whom are seniors) in Rockmart.

Rockmart Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

21.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockmart Sex Ratio

Female

2,153

50.73%

Male

2,091

49.27%

Rockmart Households and Families

Rockmart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockmart Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All51.5%48.5%
Non Family43.3%56.7%
Female22.3%77.7%
Male0%100%

51.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5522.7351.5
Married6042.9983.6
Female5153.4522.3
Non Family4131.3943.3
Male204.30

3.19

Average Family Size

2.73

Average Household Size

10.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockmart Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade341.41%
9th to 12th Grade28011.64%
High School Graduate1,01342.12%
Some College65627.28%
Associates Degree1676.94%
Bachelors Degree2068.57%
Graduate Degree492.04%

Rockmart Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8251,702255
Black565374
Asian1515

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,632$31,667$24,915
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$21,025$30,750$20,350
Some College$35,303$39,018$33,477
Bachelors Degree$41,775$41,550$63,523
Graduate Degree$$$66,719

$29,632

Average Earnings

$31,667

Average Male

$24,915

Average Female

Rockmart Language

Rockmart Language by Age

Rockmart Language

99.30% of Rockmart residents speak only English, while 0.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Rockmart Poverty

Rockmart Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,30167752.04%
White2,63236413.83%
Multiple29625586.15%

30.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.56%

Male Poverty Rate

31.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockmart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockmart is Multiple, with 86.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockmart is White, with 13.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School47.77%
High School29.62%
Some College14.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.87%
Female Employed23.95%
Male Employed19.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rockmart Income

Rockmart Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,647$43,510
Families$40,739$47,490
Married Families$55,000-
Non Families$18,992$29,452

Rockmart Marital Status

Rockmart Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockmart Married by Age and Sex

Rockmart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Rockmart Marital Status by Race

Rockmart Veterans

302

Number of Veterans

302

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam121
First Gulf War75
Korea38
World War II29
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74121
35 to 5487
75+77
55 to 6417
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White28213.12%
Black202.90%

$Rockmart Veterans by Education

10.60%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockmart Employment Status

64.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rockmart Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

87.28%

Born in Georgia

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.65% of Rockmart residents were born in the United States, with 87.28% having been born in Georgia. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,31340.09%
20194,30940.09%
20184,305551.29%
20174,25040.09%
20164,24630.07%
20154,243310.74%
20144,212942.28%
20134,11840.10%
20124,114-24-0.58%
20114,138-49-1.17%
20104,1873170.79%
20003,8705141.44%
19903,356-289-0.82%
19803,645-212-0.56%
19703,857-81-0.21%
19603,9381170.30%
19503,821570.15%
19403,7645001.44%
19303,2640.00%