Rockmart, Georgia Population 2024

5,335

Rockmart is a city located in Polk County Georgia. Rockmart has a 2024 population of 5,335. Rockmart is currently growing at a rate of 0.81% annually and its population has increased by 3.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,142 in 2020.

The average household income in Rockmart is $57,422 with a poverty rate of 11.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Rockmart is 40.9 years, 28.3 years for males, and 43 years for females.

Rockmart Demographics

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

  • White: 63.27%
  • Black or African American: 21.2%
  • Two or more races: 10.5%
  • Other race: 4.2%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
5.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
945.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.75% (193)
The current population of Rockmart, Georgia is 5,335 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,142.

Rockmart, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,23563.27%
Black or African American1,08421.2%
Two or more races53710.5%
Other race2154.2%
Asian420.82%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rockmart Population by Race

Rockmart Population Pyramid 2024

Rockmart Median Age

40.9

Total

28.3

Male

43

Female

Rockmart Adults

There are 3,566 adults, (819 of whom are seniors) in Rockmart.

Rockmart Age Dependency

86.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockmart Sex Ratio

Female2,63451.52%
Male2,47948.48%

Rockmart Population by Age

Rockmart Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,8832.714654
Married7743.5650.549.5
Non Family7391.1133.766.3
Female3144.163.136.9
Male564.3651.848.2
showing: 5 rows

3.61

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

46.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rockmart Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rockmart Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockmart Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Rockmart Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,185

Average Earnings

$46,423

Average Male

$32,507

Average Female

Rockmart Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockmart Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rockmart Language

96.44% of Rockmart residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.69% of the population.

Rockmart Language

Rockmart Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,2332798.63%
Black1,08326924.84%
Multiple537488.94%
Hispanic509203.93%
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11.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

5%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockmart

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockmart is Black, with 24.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockmart is Hispanic, with 3.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.43%.

Rockmart Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.48%
Some College23.41%
High School14.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.89%
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Rockmart Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed4.97%
Male Employed1.86%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Rockmart Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockmart Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rockmart Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockmart Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Rockmart Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rockmart Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rockmart Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

100

Number of Veterans

100

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Rockmart Veterans by War

count

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Rockmart Veterans by Age

count

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Rockmart Veterans by Race

Rockmart Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockmart Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rockmart Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rockmart Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rockmart Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.97%

Born in Rockmart

99.18%

Native Born

0.82%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.18% of Rockmart residents were born in the United States, with 79.97% having been born in Georgia. 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,550430.78%
20285,507430.79%
20275,464430.79%
20265,421430.8%
20255,378430.81%
20245,335430.81%
20235,292430.82%
20225,249430.83%
20215,206641.24%
20205,14270015.76%
20194,4421122.59%
20184,330531.24%
20174,277-1-0.02%
20164,27840.09%
20154,274260.61%
20144,248942.26%
20134,15420.05%
20124,152-24-0.57%
20114,176-49-1.16%
20104,2253559.17%
20003,87051415.32%
19903,356-289-7.93%
19803,645-212-5.5%
19703,857-81-2.06%
19603,9381173.06%
19503,821571.51%
19403,76450015.32%
19303,264
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Rockmart Population by Year