Rockwell, Iowa Population 2021

980
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Rockwell is a city located in Cerro Gordo County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 980, it is the 280th largest city in Iowa and the 10377th largest city in the United States . Rockwell is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -5.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,039 in 2010. Rockwell reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Rockwell has a population density of 329 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockwell is $66,108 with a poverty rate of 6.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $125,000. The median age in Rockwell is 45.7 years, 40 years for males, and 50 years for females.

Rockwell Demographics

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

  • White: 99.10%
  • Black or African American: 0.68%
  • Two or more races: 0.23%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Rockwell, Iowa is 980 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 990.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,039.

Rockwell, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White88099.10%
Black or African American60.68%
Two or More Races20.23%
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Rockwell Population by Race

Rockwell Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockwell Median Age

45.7


Total

40


Male

50


Female

Rockwell Adults

There are 667 adults, (200 of whom are seniors) in Rockwell.

Rockwell Age Dependency

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

42.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockwell Sex Ratio

Female

400

45.05%

Male

488

54.95%

Rockwell Population by Age

Rockwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockwell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female58.3%41.7%
Male75.6%24.4%
All88.7%11.3%
Non Family91.1%8.9%
Married96.1%3.9%

88.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockwell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3902.288.7
Married1782.896.1
Non Family1351.191.1
Male412.1575.6
Female363.3658.3

2.7

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Rockwell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade20.32%
9th to 12th Grade254.03%
High School Graduate19831.94%
Some College19531.45%
Associates Degree8914.35%
Bachelors Degree9014.52%
Graduate Degree213.39%
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Rockwell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockwell Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.90%.

Rockwell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,969$44,712$32,344
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$41,000$60,357$25,000
Some College$35,000$42,692$31,591
Bachelors Degree$41,563$36,875$43,125
Graduate Degree$55,833$$46,500

$37,969

Average Earnings

$44,712

Average Male

$32,344

Average Female

Rockwell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockwell Language by Age

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Rockwell Language

98.31% of Rockwell residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.97% of the population.

Rockwell Language

Rockwell Poverty by Race

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6.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

2.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockwell is White, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockwell is White, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.11%.

Rockwell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College7.47%
Bachelors or Greater2.70%
High School2.21%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Rockwell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed50.00%
Male Employed5.93%
Female Employed1.51%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rockwell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockwell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,944$66,108
Families$79,792$78,760
Married Families$95,000-
Non Families$35,313$39,908
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Income by Household Type

Rockwell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockwell Married by Age and Sex

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Rockwell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rockwell Marital Status by Race

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Rockwell Marital Status

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67

Number of Veterans

65

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam29
Korea19
First Gulf War12
World War II4
Second Gulf War4

Rockwell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+21
65 to 7419
55 to 6415
35 to 5412
18 to 34

Rockwell Veterans by Age

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Rockwell Veterans by Race

Rockwell Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockwell Veterans by Education

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64.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Rockwell Employment by Age

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Rockwell Employment by Race

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Rockwell 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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83.78%

Born in Rockwell

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Rockwell residents were born in the United States, with 83.78% having been born in Iowa. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rockwell Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021980-5-0.51%
2020985-5-0.51%
2019990-5-0.50%
2018995-5-0.50%
20171,000-7-0.70%
20161,007-2-0.20%
20151,009-18-1.75%
20141,027-1-0.10%
20131,028-10-0.96%
20121,038-4-0.38%
20111,04250.48%
20101,0370.00%

Rockwell Population by Year