|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rockwood is 5,543. Rockwood, Tennessee is the 4,527th largest city in the US.
Rockwood is located entirely in Roane County.
The peak population of Rockwood was in 1990, when its population was 5,913. In 1990, Rockwood was the 3,635th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,527th largest city in the US. Rockwood is currently 6.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Rockwood has grown 2.0% since the 2000. Rockwood, Tennessee's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rockwood has a population density of 691 people per square mile.
|4521||Oak Point, Texas||5,557||210.4%|
|4522||La Habra Heights, California||5,551||-3.1%|
|4525||Columbia Falls, Montana||5,545||41.5%|
|4528||Bath, New York||5,542||-1.7%|
|4533||Somerdale, New Jersey||5,536||6.7%|
The total voting age population of Rockwood, Tennessee, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,147. The voting age population is 42.2% male and 57.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.9% of the residents of Rockwood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rockwood are 89.9% White, 3.9% Two or more races, 3.5% Asian, 2.3% Black and 0.4% Other. Additionally, 2.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rockwood, 22.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.1%. On a per-household basis, 15.7% of families are below the poverty line in Rockwood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.7% of Rockwood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.7% of Rockwood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.7% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rockwood residents aged 5 and older, 6.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rockwood is 6.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rockwood, 14.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rockwood is $32,334.
In Rockwood, 53.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 46.1% of housing units in Rockwood.
Of all the housing units in Rockwood, 26.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Rockwood, 7.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rockwood is $596.
In Rockwood, 64.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.