Rockwell, North Carolina Population 2020

2,173

Rockwell is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,173, it is the 245th largest city in North Carolina and the 7299th largest city in the United States. Rockwell is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 3.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,108 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Rockwell has a population density of 1,270 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rockwell is $61,876 with a poverty rate of 8.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $123,700. The median age in Rockwell is 45.3 years, 43.6 years for males, and 46.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.0 males.

Rockwell Demographics

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

  • White: 93.87%
  • Black or African American: 2.87%
  • Other race: 1.93%
  • Native American: 0.72%
  • Two or more races: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockwell, North Carolina is 2,173, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,147.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,108.

Rockwell, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,70093.87%
Black or African American522.87%
Some Other Race351.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.72%
Two or More Races110.61%

Rockwell Population Pyramid 2020

Rockwell Median Age

45.3


Total

43.6


Male

46.2


Female

Rockwell Adults

There are 1,443 adults, (303 of whom are seniors) in Rockwell.

Rockwell Age Dependency

58.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockwell Sex Ratio

Female

958

52.90%

Male

853

47.10%

Rockwell Households and Families

Rockwell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockwell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.8%12.3%
All76%24%
Female66.7%33.3%
Non Family54.8%45.2%

76.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7322.3376
Married4002.8387.8
Non Family2391.0854.8
Female573.1866.7
Male363.89100

2.87

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockwell Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade856.20%
9th to 12th Grade987.15%
High School Graduate47434.57%
Some College24317.72%
Associates Degree14410.50%
Bachelors Degree23817.36%
Graduate Degree896.49%

Rockwell Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3031,153317
Black4525
Native American13
Multiple Races666
Hispanic444
Other Race444

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

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

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,583$43,750$31,845
Less Than High School$27,404$28,750$
High School Grad$35,000$36,607$27,292
Some College$35,583$62,857$20,859
Bachelors Degree$59,125$75,609$47,750
Graduate Degree$44,224$$43,707

$37,583

Average Earnings

$43,750

Average Male

$31,845

Average Female

Rockwell Language

Rockwell Language by Age

Rockwell Language

97.39% of Rockwell residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.34% of the population.

Rockwell Poverty

Rockwell Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,696885.19%
Black522548.08%
Other352365.71%
Hispanic2323100.00%
Native1313100.00%

8.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.86%

Male Poverty Rate

10.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockwell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockwell is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockwell is White, with 5.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.20%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School14.21%
High School10.34%
Some College9.04%
Bachelors or Greater3.36%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed2.75%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Rockwell Income

Rockwell Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,333$61,876
Families$60,391$75,514
Married Families$66,591-
Non Families$25,321$29,771

Rockwell Marital Status

Rockwell Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

56.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockwell Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Rockwell Marital Status by Race

Rockwell Veterans

132

Number of Veterans

114

Male Veterans

18

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War32
First Gulf War30
World War II6
Korea5
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5442
75+38
65 to 7427
55 to 6419
18 to 346
Name Veterans % of Total
White1269.22%
2 or More6100.00%

$Rockwell Veterans by Education

3.79%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockwell Employment Status

52.4%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

2.2%

Unemployment Rate

Rockwell 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

70.62%

Born in North Carolina

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Rockwell residents were born in the United States, with 70.62% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,173130.60%
20192,160130.61%
20182,14790.42%
20172,138130.61%
20162,125140.66%
20152,11160.29%
20142,10510.05%
20132,1040.00%
20122,104-4-0.19%
20112,108-9-0.43%
20102,1170.00%