Rockdale County, Georgia Population 2021

Rockdale County, Georgia's estimated population is 91,678 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 inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 85,354 and has seen a growth of 7.41% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202191,6783910.43%
202091,2873910.43%
201990,8963910.43%
201890,5056620.74%
201789,8438560.96%
201688,9876330.72%
201588,3541,1901.37%
201487,1646840.79%
201386,4801,0531.23%
201285,427180.02%
201185,409550.06%
201085,35431,26357.80%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.43% (391)
County Website
State
Founded
October 18, 1870
County Seat
2010 Population
85,354
Growth Since 2010
7.41% (6,324)
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Rockdale County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American49,11454.74%
White34,83238.82%
Two or More Races2,1272.37%
Asian1,7751.98%
Some Other Race1,5991.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1820.20%
American Indian and Alaska Native880.10%
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Rockdale County, Georgia Population by Race

Rockdale County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockdale County, Georgia Median Age

38.1


Total

37.1


Male

39.6


Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Adults

There are 67,355 adults, (12,577 of whom are seniors) in Rockdale County, Georgia.

Rockdale County, Georgia Age Dependency

63.8

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockdale County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

47,472

52.91%

Male

42,245

47.09%

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
Female46.5%53.5%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Male58.7%41.3%
All66.4%33.6%
Married80.4%19.6%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockdale County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All31,0762.8666.4
Married15,0283.3880.4
Non Family8,2901.2156.7
Female5,7963.6146.5
Male1,9623.6858.7

3.36

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Rockdale County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,5724.36%
9th to 12th Grade4,0686.89%
High School Graduate18,58431.48%
Some College12,68121.48%
Associates Degree5,5939.47%
Bachelors Degree10,15817.21%
Graduate Degree5,3849.12%
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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
Black30,81528,3519,005
White22,18719,8735,495
Hispanic4,3722,708572
Asian1,2201,075480
Other Race824398118
2+ Races823735211
Native American5959

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 39.34%.

Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,255$44,555$34,158
Less Than 9th Grade$21,547$26,192$17,412
High School Graduate$30,583$37,283$22,194
Some College$37,997$46,712$29,696
Bachelors Degree$53,988$62,019$51,034
Graduate Degree$58,557$69,265$54,586

$40,255

Average Earnings

$44,555

Average Male

$34,158

Average Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockdale County, Georgia Language by Age

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Rockdale County, Georgia Language

88.56% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.43% of the population.

Rockdale County, Georgia Language

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black48,6256,36313.09%
Hispanic9,1582,75930.13%
White28,0022,0307.25%
Multiple2,11540819.29%
Other1,58621913.81%
Asian1,7751598.96%

13.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.54%

Male Poverty Rate

13.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 30.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia is White, with 7.25% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.90%.

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.06%
High School14.62%
Some College5.93%
Bachelors or Greater3.87%

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.68%
Male Unemployed24.24%
Female Employed7.12%
Male Employed5.71%

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$60,189$77,956
Families$69,025$86,345
Married Families$89,089$103,148
Non Families$38,788$49,739
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Income by Household Type

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

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6,764

Number of Veterans

5,769

Male Veterans

995

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War2,150
Vietnam1,904
Second Gulf War1,815
Korea277
World War II102

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 542,219
65 to 741,600
55 to 641,498
75+832
18 to 34615

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3,3999.44%
White3,00010.77%
Hispanic2003.70%
2+ Races20018.83%
Asian685.02%
Other Race585.96%
Native American3966.10%

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58%

Employment Rate

6.7%

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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51.16%

Born in Rockdale County, Georgia

90.07%

Native Born

9.93%

Foreign Born

3.71%

Non Citizen

6.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.07% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 51.16% 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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