Rockwood, Virginia Population 2021

8,136
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Rockwood is a city located in Virginia. Rockwood has a 2020 population of 8,136. Rockwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -3.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,431 in 2010. Rockwood reached it's highest population of 8,634 in 2015.

The average household income in Rockwood is $98,224 with a poverty rate of 7.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,343 per month, and the median house value is $221,400. The median age in Rockwood is 45.7 years, 43.2 years for males, and 47.8 years for females.

Rockwood Demographics

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

  • White: 70.50%
  • Black or African American: 20.33%
  • Asian: 3.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.11%
  • Other race: 2.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockwood, Virginia is 8,136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,712.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,431.

Rockwood, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,73670.50%
Black or African American1,65420.33%
Asian2883.54%
Two or More Races2533.11%
Some Other Race2052.52%
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Rockwood Population by Race

Rockwood Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockwood Median Age

45.7


Total

43.2


Male

47.8


Female

Rockwood Adults

There are 6,661 adults, (1,666 of whom are seniors) in Rockwood.

Rockwood Age Dependency

62.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockwood Sex Ratio

Female

4,325

53.16%

Male

3,811

46.84%

Rockwood Population by Age

Rockwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married98.4%1.6%
All94.1%5.9%
Non Family91.4%8.6%
Male88.3%11.7%
Female84.7%15.3%

94.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3312.4394.1
Married1,8022.898.4
Non Family9441.391.4
Female4573.0284.7
Male1283.4788.3

2.79

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Rockwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade771.26%
9th to 12th Grade2403.93%
High School Graduate1,44623.69%
Some College1,35722.23%
Associates Degree4347.11%
Bachelors Degree1,58525.97%
Graduate Degree96515.81%
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Rockwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4864,2301,841
Black1,1451,112500
Asian202202111
Hispanic18015275
Other Race949411
2+ Races717142

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 2+ races people with a rate of 59.15%.

Rockwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,578$53,814$45,817
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$47,574$49,688$45,703
Some College$41,989$51,046$24,375
Bachelors Degree$56,356$58,555$53,750
Graduate Degree$78,226$93,203$63,667

$50,578

Average Earnings

$53,814

Average Male

$45,817

Average Female

Rockwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockwood Language by Age

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Rockwood Language

92.28% of Rockwood residents speak only English, while 7.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.11% of the population.

Rockwood Language

Rockwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,44858310.70%
Multiple253218.30%
Black1,653191.15%

7.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.82%

Male Poverty Rate

8.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockwood is White, with 10.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockwood is Black, with 1.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.67%.

Rockwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.14%
Some College13.07%
High School3.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.82%

Rockwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.44%
Male Unemployed37.61%
Female Employed6.41%
Male Employed0.00%

Rockwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,863$98,224
Families$99,617$110,353
Married Families$116,940-
Non Families$54,053$65,540
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Income by Household Type

Rockwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockwood Married by Age and Sex

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Rockwood Marriage

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

Rockwood Marital Status by Race

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Rockwood Marital Status

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683

Number of Veterans

598

Male Veterans

85

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War285
Vietnam209
Second Gulf War118
Korea68
World War II17

Rockwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54239
65 to 74160
55 to 64135
75+101
18 to 3448

Rockwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4599.67%
Black17112.48%
Hispanic5321.90%
Other Race3928.06%
2+ Races1411.67%

Rockwood Veterans by Race

Rockwood Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockwood Veterans by Education

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68.5%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rockwood Employment by Age

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Rockwood Employment by Race

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Rockwood 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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53.72%

Born in Rockwood

93.71%

Native Born

6.29%

Foreign Born

0.88%

Non Citizen

5.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.71% of Rockwood residents were born in the United States, with 53.72% having been born in Virginia. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rockwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,1360.00%
20208,1360.00%
20198,1364245.50%
20187,712-523-6.35%
20178,2353534.48%
20167,882-752-8.71%
20158,6343534.26%
20148,281-161-1.91%
20138,44260.07%
20128,4366167.88%
20117,820-611-7.25%
20108,4310.00%

Rockwood Population by Year