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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rockdale is 5,398. Rockdale, Texas is the 4,596th largest city in the US.
Rockdale is located entirely in Milam County.
The peak population of Rockdale was in 2000, when its population was 5,818. In 2000, Rockdale was the 4,014th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,596th largest city in the US. Rockdale is currently 7.2% smaller than it was in 2000.
Rockdale has shrunk 7.2% since the year 2000. Rockdale, Texas's growth is below average. 79% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rockdale has a population density of 1,348.8 people per square mile.
|4593||North Fond du Lac, Wisconsin||5,406||18.2%|
|4600||Hollywood, South Carolina||5,392||29.5%|
|4601||Sansom Park, Texas||5,388||28.8%|
|4602||St. Helena, California||5,386||-9.4%|
The total voting age population of Rockdale, Texas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,843. The voting age population is 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 16.1% of the residents of Rockdale are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rockdale are 85.0% White, 13.5% Black, 0.6% Asian, 0.4% Other, 0.3% American Indian and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 37.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rockdale, 20.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 22.7%. On a per-household basis, 18.2% of families are below the poverty line in Rockdale.
Among those aged 16 and older, 56.5% of Rockdale residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 77.7% of Rockdale residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 6.3% have a bachelor's degree and 4.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rockdale residents aged 5 and older, 20.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 18.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rockdale is 7.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rockdale, 10.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rockdale is $39,598.
In Rockdale, 52.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 47.7% of housing units in Rockdale.
Of all the housing units in Rockdale, 3.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Rockdale, 14.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 340 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rockdale is $802.
In Rockdale, 76.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.