Rocky River, Ohio Population 2022

19,644
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Rocky River is a city located in Cuyahoga County Ohio. Rocky River has a 2020 population of 19,644. Rocky River is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -2.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,184 in 2010.

The average household income in Rocky River is $119,937 with a poverty rate of 5.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $898 per month, and the median house value is $261,600. The median age in Rocky River is 46.2 years, 46 years for males, and 47.1 years for females.

Rocky River Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rocky Riverwas:

  • White: 94.17%
  • Two or more races: 2.66%
  • Asian: 1.55%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rocky River, Ohio is 19,644 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,644.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,184.

Rocky River, Ohio Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,94394.17%
Black or African American2671.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.15%
Asian3121.55%
Some Other Race270.13%
Two or More Races5352.66%
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Rocky River Population by Race

Rocky River Population Pyramid 2022

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Rocky River Median Age

44.7


Total

45.7


Male

44.1


Female

Rocky River Adults

There are 15,464 adults, (4,769 of whom are seniors) in Rocky River.

Rocky River Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

44.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rocky River Sex Ratio

Female

11,005

54.71%

Male

9,110

45.29%

Rocky River Population by Age

Rocky River Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rocky River Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.7%9.3%
Male77.5%22.5%
Female75.4%24.6%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family50.9%49.1%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rocky River Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0012.271.9
Married4,1463.0890.7
Male4262.5677.5
Female5292.9475.4
Non Family3,9001.1350.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.2

Average Household Size

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Rocky River Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade790.54%
9th to 12th Grade2201.51%
High School Graduate2,18314.98%
Some College1,96913.51%
Associates Degree9246.34%
Bachelors Degree4,59131.51%
Graduate Degree4,60431.60%
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Rocky River Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rocky River Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White13,76013,5278,812
Asian269231166
2+ Races16916997
Hispanic17117159
Black21720265
Native American1744
Other Race2727

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 white people with a rate of 64.04%.

Rocky River Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$60,383$77,702$48,649
Less Than 9th Grade$47,273$58,828$
High School Graduate$26,995$28,266$26,218
Some College$43,789$52,964$43,101
Bachelors Degree$68,333$91,528$54,602
Graduate Degree$81,824$103,427$57,744

$60,383

Average Earnings

$77,702

Average Male

$48,649

Average Female

Rocky River Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rocky River Language by Age

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Rocky River Language

90.53% of Rocky River residents speak only English, while 9.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.78% of the population.

Rocky River Language

Rocky River Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White18,5201,0095.45%
OtherNaN%
Multiple5355911.03%
Hispanic382246.28%

5.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.82%

Male Poverty Rate

6.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rocky River

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rocky River is White, with 5.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rocky River is Hispanic, with 6.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.50%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.20%.

Rocky River Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade4.71%
High School10.00%
Some College6.74%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%

Rocky River Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.29%
Male Unemployed7.02%
Female Employed6.27%
Female Unemployed30.56%

Rocky River Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rocky River Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$81,370$132,623
Families$124,803$178,352
Married Families$143,071-
Non Families$47,949$70,793
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Income by Household Type

Rocky River Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Rocky River Married by Age and Sex

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Rocky River 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 45-54.

Rocky River Marital Status by Race

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Rocky River Marital Status

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1,253

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War123
First Gulf War233
Vietnam509
Korea189
World War II64

Rocky River Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3419
35 to 54163
55 to 64249
65 to 74328
75+494

Rocky River Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,1818.00%
Black20.92%
Asian82.88%
2+ Races6236.69%
Hispanic84.68%

Rocky River Veterans by Race

Rocky River Veterans by Education

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2.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rocky River Veterans by Education

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63.7%

Labor Force Participation

61.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Rocky River Employment by Age

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Rocky River Employment by Race

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Rocky River 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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74.45%

Born in Rocky River

92.58%

Native Born

7.42%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

5.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.58% of Rocky River residents were born in the United States, with 74.45% having been born in Ohio. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rocky River Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19305,6320.00%
19408,2912,6593.94%
195011,2372,9463.09%
196018,0976,8604.88%
197022,9584,8612.41%
198021,084-1,874-0.85%
199020,410-674-0.32%
200020,7353250.16%
201020,184-551-0.27%
201120,083-101-0.50%
201220,013-70-0.35%
201320,000-13-0.06%
201420,4714712.35%
201520,405-66-0.32%
201620,322-83-0.41%
201720,197-125-0.62%
201820,100-97-0.48%
201919,986-114-0.57%
202019,872-114-0.57%
202119,758-114-0.57%
202219,644-114-0.58%

Rocky River Population by Year