Rockdale County, Georgia Population 2020

Rockdale County, Georgia's estimated population is 92,050 with a growth rate of 0.80% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockdale County, Georgia is the 29th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202092,0507280.80%
201991,3227280.80%
201890,5947280.81%
201789,8668450.95%
201689,0216420.73%
201588,3791,1861.36%
201487,1936910.80%
201386,5021,0651.25%
201285,437240.03%
201185,413500.06%
201085,36331,27257.81%
199054,09117,34447.20%
198036,74718,595102.44%
197018,1527,58071.70%
196010,5722,10824.91%
19508,4647409.58%
19407,7244776.58%
19307,247-2,274-23.88%
19209,5216056.79%
19108,9161,40118.64%
19007,51570210.30%
18906,813-25-0.37%
18806,8380.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.80%
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Founded
October 18, 1870
County Seat

Rockdale County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American47,41453.27%
White35,55639.95%
Two or More Races2,3552.65%
Asian1,7431.96%
Some Other Race1,5121.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3190.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native1120.13%

Rockdale County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Rockdale County, Georgia Median Age

37.7


Total

36.3


Male

39.4


Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Adults

There are 66,448 adults, (11,956 of whom are seniors) in Rockdale County, Georgia.

Rockdale County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockdale County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

47,067

52.88%

Male

41,944

47.12%

Rockdale County, Georgia Households and Families

Rockdale County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockdale County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.4%18.6%
All68.1%31.9%
Male59.9%40.1%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female50.2%49.8%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,5212.8968.1
Married14,6643.3481.4
Non Family8,1091.2458.9
Female5,9363.8150.2
Male1,8123.6159.9

3.39

Average Family Size

2.89

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockdale County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5064.31%
9th to 12th Grade4,3387.46%
High School Graduate18,34031.55%
Some College11,95520.56%
Associates Degree5,6009.63%
Bachelors Degree10,10917.39%
Graduate Degree5,2909.10%

Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black29,56127,2588,885
White22,84520,3355,583
Hispanic4,3132,519537
Asian1,162976386
Multiple Races923789192
Other Race677380156
Islander7171
Native American424211

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 33.22%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,185$41,954$32,762
Less Than High School$21,683$24,019$15,659
High School Grad$28,638$33,664$21,446
Some College$36,010$45,716$28,942
Bachelors Degree$53,372$61,004$51,032
Graduate Degree$58,015$69,894$54,055

$38,185

Average Earnings

$41,954

Average Male

$32,762

Average Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Language

Rockdale County, Georgia Language by Age

Rockdale County, Georgia Language

89.02% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.50% of the population.

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black46,8927,51516.03%
Hispanic9,0212,87831.90%
White28,9942,3047.95%
Multiple2,35255523.60%
Islander319319100.00%
Other1,50020713.80%
Asian1,743653.73%

15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.33%

Male Poverty Rate

16.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia is Asian, with 3.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.58%
High School16.36%
Some College7.19%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.53%
Male Unemployed19.68%
Female Employed7.90%
Male Employed5.92%

Rockdale County, Georgia Income

Rockdale County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,049$72,656
Families$65,500$80,680
Married Families$82,840$96,292
Non Families$34,647$46,316

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

Rockdale County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans

6,668

Number of Veterans

5,735

Male Veterans

933

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,172
Vietnam1,934
Second Gulf War1,497
Korea288
World War II136
Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,371
65 to 741,597
55 to 641,274
75+893
18 to 34533
Name Veterans % of Total
Black3,4059.89%
White2,90410.21%
2 or More26222.94%
Hispanic1923.63%
Asian665.01%
Indian3152.54%

$Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.81%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Employment Status

61.4%

Labor Force Participation

56.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia 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

50.94%

Born in Georgia

89.83%

Native Born

10.17%

Foreign Born

3.74%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.83% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 50.94% having been born in Georgia. 3.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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