Rockdale County, Georgia Population 2022

Rockdale County, Georgia's estimated population is 92,069 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockdale County, Georgia is the 29th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 85,354 and has seen a growth of 7.87% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18806,8380.00%
18906,813-25-0.37%
19007,51570210.30%
19108,9161,40118.64%
19209,5216056.79%
19307,247-2,274-23.88%
19407,7244776.58%
19508,4647409.58%
196010,5722,10824.91%
197018,1527,58071.70%
198036,74718,595102.44%
199054,09117,34447.20%
201085,35431,26357.80%
201185,409550.06%
201285,427180.02%
201386,4801,0531.23%
201487,1646840.79%
201588,3541,1901.37%
201688,9876330.72%
201789,8438560.96%
201890,5056620.74%
201990,8963910.43%
202091,2873910.43%
202191,6783910.43%
202292,0693910.43%
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Rockdale County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White32,29235.82%
Black or African American50,39255.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native840.09%
Asian1,7441.93%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1620.18%
Some Other Race1,6901.87%
Two or More Races3,7914.20%
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Rockdale County, Georgia Population by Race

Rockdale County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockdale County, Georgia Median Age

38.5


Total

36.9


Male

40


Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Adults

There are 67,933 adults, (12,929 of whom are seniors) in Rockdale County, Georgia.

Rockdale County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockdale County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

47,653

52.86%

Male

42,502

47.14%

Rockdale County, Georgia Population by Age

Rockdale County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockdale County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81%19%
All66.5%33.5%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Male52.3%47.7%
Female46.8%53.2%

66.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockdale County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,4652.8466.5
Married14,4883.3781
Male1,8413.5152.3
Female6,3483.7446.8
Non Family8,7881.1759.9

3.38

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Rockdale County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3443.91%
9th to 12th Grade4,0696.79%
High School Graduate17,99130.02%
Some College13,78623.00%
Associates Degree5,4369.07%
Bachelors Degree10,43717.41%
Graduate Degree5,8719.80%
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Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1,2071,059444
Black32,13629,7429,511
2+ Races1,7141,452496
White21,29318,9535,595
Hispanic4,6493,146513
Other Race1,01565777
Native American5749

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 92.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 36.79%.

Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,419$41,437$35,646
Less Than 9th Grade$24,745$26,858$18,938
High School Graduate$30,432$35,171$24,226
Some College$34,830$39,680$30,823
Bachelors Degree$55,055$62,915$52,775
Graduate Degree$63,004$64,975$61,324

$38,419

Average Earnings

$41,437

Average Male

$35,646

Average Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockdale County, Georgia Language by Age

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Rockdale County, Georgia Language

89.29% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 10.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.92% of the population.

Rockdale County, Georgia Language

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,1282,63028.81%
Multiple3,74948612.96%
Black49,8815,42410.87%
White26,7362,2768.51%
Asian1,7441387.91%
Other366NaN%

12.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.97%

Male Poverty Rate

13.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 28.81% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.00%.

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.72%
High School13.92%
Some College6.70%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.84%
Male Unemployed16.13%
Female Employed6.33%
Female Unemployed26.77%

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockdale County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,505$78,886
Families$70,557$87,661
Married Families$90,749$104,284
Non Families$39,917$51,510
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Income by Household Type

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

39.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Rockdale County, Georgia 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 45-54.

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

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6,598

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,732
First Gulf War2,341
Vietnam1,771
Korea303
World War II104

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34514
35 to 542,321
55 to 641,436
65 to 741,453
75+874

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,79510.74%
Black3,6209.71%
Native American2950.88%
Asian403.02%
Other Race514.45%
2+ Races633.08%
Hispanic2414.44%

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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7.93%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Rockdale County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Rockdale County, Georgia 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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48.30%

Born in Rockdale County, Georgia

90.41%

Native Born

9.59%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

5.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.41% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 48.30% having been born in Georgia. 3.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockdale County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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