Rockdale County, Georgia Population 2024

97,030

Rockdale County, Georgia's estimated 2024 population is 97,030 with a growth rate of 1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockdale County, Georgia is the 28th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 population was 85,359 and has seen a growth of 13.67% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029102,1451,0231.01%
2028101,1221,0231.02%
2027100,0991,0231.03%
202699,0761,0231.04%
202598,0531,0231.05%
202497,0301,0231.07%
202396,0071,0231.08%
202294,9841,0231.09%
202193,9613170.34%
202093,6443,0053.32%
201990,6392370.26%
201890,4026020.67%
201789,8008050.9%
201688,9955710.65%
201588,4241,2021.38%
201487,2227000.81%
201386,5221,0691.25%
201285,453300.04%
201185,423640.07%
201085,359
199054,09117,34447.2%
198036,74718,595102.44%
197018,1527,58071.7%
196010,5722,10824.91%
19508,4647409.58%
19407,7244776.58%
19307,247-2,274-23.88%
19209,5216056.79%
19108,9161,40118.64%
19007,51570210.3%
18906,813-25-0.37%
18806,838-95,307-93.31%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.07% (1,023)
County Website
Rockdale County
State
Georgia
County Seat
2010 Population
85,359
Area
130 mi²
Density
746 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
13.67% (11,671)
Founded
October 18, 1870

Rockdale County, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American53,62357.26%
White30,02732.07%
Two or more races5,2645.62%
Other race2,4922.66%
Asian1,7031.82%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander2770.3%
Native American2550.27%
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Rockdale County, Georgia Population by Race

Rockdale County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2024

Rockdale County, Georgia Median Age

39

Total

37

Male

40.2

Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Adults

There are 71,144 adults, (14,130 of whom are seniors) in Rockdale County, Georgia.

Rockdale County, Georgia Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockdale County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female49,14652.48%
Male44,49547.52%

Rockdale County, Georgia Population by Age

Rockdale County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All33,2402.7965.634.4
Married14,5643.388119
Non Family9,8021.1857.242.8
Female7,0463.6548.351.7
Male1,8283.4555.144.9
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3.36

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

65.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rockdale County, Georgia Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.66%.

Rockdale County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,208

Average Earnings

$45,938

Average Male

$42,018

Average Female

Rockdale County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockdale County, Georgia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rockdale County, Georgia Language

88.4% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 11.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.69% of the population.

Rockdale County, Georgia Language

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black53,0945,1339.67%
Hispanic9,7812,37424.27%
White24,9701,9817.93%
Multiple5,19684616.28%
Other2,49239715.93%
Asian1,70325915.21%
Native2475723.08%
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11.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.7%

Male Poverty Rate

12.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 24.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockdale County, Georgia is White, with 7.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.48%.

Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.5%
High School12.1%
Some College6.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.99%
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Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed23.5%
Male Unemployed19.79%
Female Employed6.82%
Male Employed4.12%
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Rockdale County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockdale County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rockdale County, Georgia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,495

Number of Veterans

5,338

Male Veterans

1,157

Female Veterans

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Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.78%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.89%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

58.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Rockdale County, Georgia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rockdale County, Georgia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rockdale County, Georgia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

48.39%

Born in Rockdale County, Georgia

90.07%

Native Born

9.93%

Foreign Born

4.05%

Non Citizen

5.89%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.07% of Rockdale County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 48.39% having been born in Georgia. 4.05% 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

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