Rockwood, Virginia Population 2020

7,712
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Rockwood is a city located in Virginia. Rockwood has a 2020 population of 7,712. Rockwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -8.53% 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 $93,375 with a poverty rate of 7.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,318 per month, and the median house value is $204,400. The median age in Rockwood is 46.5 years, 43.7 years for males, and 47.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.9 males.

Rockwood Demographics

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

  • White: 71.34%
  • Black or African American: 20.12%
  • Two or more races: 3.98%
  • Asian: 3.16%
  • Other race: 1.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockwood, Virginia is 7,712, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,50271.34%
Black or African American1,55220.12%
Two or More Races3073.98%
Asian2443.16%
Some Other Race1071.39%
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Rockwood Population Pyramid 2020

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Rockwood Median Age

46.5


Total

43.7


Male

47.9


Female

Rockwood Adults

There are 6,382 adults, (1,606 of whom are seniors) in Rockwood.

Rockwood Age Dependency

61.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockwood Sex Ratio

Female

4,062

52.67%

Male

3,650

47.33%

Rockwood Households and Families

Rockwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97%3%
All93.6%6.4%
Non Family91%9%
Female87.8%12.2%
Male79.7%20.3%

93.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2522.3693.6
Married1,7532.7997
Non Family1,0501.3491
Female3853.0987.8
Male642.8379.7

2.8

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Rockwood Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1202.04%
9th to 12th Grade1522.59%
High School Graduate1,53026.06%
Some College1,28821.94%
Associates Degree4617.85%
Bachelors Degree1,31822.45%
Graduate Degree1,00117.05%
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Rockwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,3234,1331,732
Black1,1111,076406
Hispanic18415167
Asian17817893
Multiple Races968243
Other Race383811

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 52.25%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,194$50,982$42,577
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$42,000$43,277$30,850
Some College$41,269$44,960$33,554
Bachelors Degree$53,233$58,125$45,664
Graduate Degree$75,588$93,250$63,036

$45,194

Average Earnings

$50,982

Average Male

$42,577

Average Female

Rockwood Language

Rockwood Language by Age

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Rockwood Language

92.18% of Rockwood residents speak only English, while 7.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Rockwood Poverty

Rockwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,2244809.19%
Multiple3073812.38%
Black1,549312.00%

7.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.77%

Male Poverty Rate

7.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockwood is Multiple, with 12.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockwood is Black, with 2.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.64%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.41%
Some College9.72%
High School3.14%
Bachelors or Greater0.86%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.27%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed4.35%
Male Employed0.00%

Rockwood Income

Rockwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$77,188$93,375
Families$92,926$108,990
Married Families$105,250-
Non Families$53,571$59,184
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Rockwood Marital Status

Rockwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

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

Rockwood Marital Status by Race

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Rockwood Veterans

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607

Number of Veterans

508

Male Veterans

99

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam224
First Gulf War218
Second Gulf War120
Korea73
World War II12
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54173
65 to 74150
75+120
55 to 64103
18 to 3461
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Name Veterans % of Total
White4369.34%
Black1088.50%
Hispanic6325.61%
Other4952.13%
2 or More149.15%

Rockwood Veterans by Education

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1.15%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockwood Employment Status

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70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

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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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54.99%

Born in Virginia

94.57%

Native Born

5.43%

Foreign Born

1.23%

Non Citizen

4.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.57% of Rockwood residents were born in the United States, with 54.99% having been born in Virginia. 1.23% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,7120.00%
20197,7120.00%
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%