Rockmart, Georgia Population 2021

4,661
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Rockmart is a city located in Polk County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 4,661, it is the 142nd largest city in Georgia and the 4958th largest city in the United States . Rockmart is currently growing at a rate of 2.51% annually and its population has increased by 11.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,199 in 2010. Rockmart reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 6 miles, Rockmart has a population density of 826 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockmart is $45,615 with a poverty rate of 29.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $101,300. The median age in Rockmart is 32.7 years, 25.1 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Rockmart Demographics

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

  • White: 65.30%
  • Black or African American: 26.55%
  • Two or more races: 6.83%
  • Asian: 1.32%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rockmart, Georgia is 4,661 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,433.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,199.

Rockmart, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,81165.30%
Black or African American1,14326.55%
Two or More Races2946.83%
Asian571.32%
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Rockmart Population by Race

Rockmart Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockmart Median Age

32.7


Total

25.1


Male

35.7


Female

Rockmart Adults

There are 2,908 adults, (639 of whom are seniors) in Rockmart.

Rockmart Age Dependency

89.7

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockmart Sex Ratio

Female

2,295

53.31%

Male

2,010

46.69%

Rockmart Population by Age

Rockmart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockmart Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male0%0%
Female26%74%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
All47.8%52.2%
Married70.5%29.5%

47.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockmart Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5572.7647.8
Married5933.3270.5
Female5383.2526
Non Family4261.3843.7
Male00

3.28

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Rockmart Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade180.73%
9th to 12th Grade27811.20%
High School Graduate97339.20%
Some College61924.94%
Associates Degree25010.07%
Bachelors Degree26110.52%
Graduate Degree833.34%
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Rockmart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockmart Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9071,799318
Black536348
Asian393926

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 asian people with a rate of 66.67%.

Rockmart Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,173$40,613$26,637
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$24,540$41,031$22,522
Some College$33,958$43,636$26,649
Bachelors Degree$41,659$$
Graduate Degree$51,635$$83,654

$33,173

Average Earnings

$40,613

Average Male

$26,637

Average Female

Rockmart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockmart Language by Age

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Rockmart Language

98.28% of Rockmart residents speak only English, while 1.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.64% of the population.

Rockmart Language

Rockmart Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,14359752.23%
White2,81143415.44%
Multiple29425887.76%

29.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.93%

Male Poverty Rate

35.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockmart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockmart is Multiple, with 87.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockmart is White, with 15.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 18.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.85%.

Rockmart Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.70%
High School24.15%
Some College22.78%
Bachelors or Greater20.64%

Rockmart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.33%
Female Employed20.61%
Male Employed13.68%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rockmart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockmart Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,625$45,615
Families$51,278$49,072
Married Families$65,247-
Non Families-$34,153
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Income by Household Type

Rockmart Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.4%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockmart Married by Age and Sex

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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 45-54.

Rockmart Marital Status by Race

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Rockmart Marital Status

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206

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
First Gulf War51
Korea40
World War II22
Second Gulf War

Rockmart Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+73
65 to 7463
35 to 5451
55 to 6419
18 to 34

Rockmart Veterans by Age

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Rockmart Veterans by Race

Rockmart Veterans by Education

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16.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockmart Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rockmart Employment by Age

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Rockmart Employment by Race

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Rockmart 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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85.53%

Born in Rockmart

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Rockmart residents were born in the United States, with 85.53% 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.

Rockmart Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,6611142.51%
20204,5471142.57%
20194,4331142.64%
20184,319531.24%
20174,26610.02%
20164,265-1-0.02%
20154,266280.66%
20144,238912.19%
20134,14740.10%
20124,143-24-0.58%
20114,167-49-1.16%
20104,2163460.86%
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%

Rockmart Population by Year