For population 25 years and over in Rockdale:
For population 15 years and over in Rockdale city:
164 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,394 (1.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Temple, TX (37.0 miles , pop. 54,514).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Austin, TX (50.4 miles , pop. 656,562).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (115.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Milano, TX (3.1 miles ), Thorndale, TX (3.5 miles ), Gause-Milano, TX (3.6 miles ), Davilla, TX (3.7 miles ), Cameron, TX (3.7 miles ), Lexington, TX (4.1 miles ), Buckholts, TX (4.1 miles ), Thrall, TX (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 30.65 N, Longitude: 97.01 W
Area code: 512
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Rockdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -183 (-3.3%).
Work and jobs in Rockdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rockdale, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rockdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/27/1997, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.2 miles away from the Rockdale city center killed 27 people and injured 12 people and caused $40 million in damages.
On 12/2/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Milam County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Pee Wee Crayton - R&B and blues guitarist and singer, Stryker Sulak - Football player, Billy Ray Locklin - Player of and football, Forrest Crawford - Major League Baseball shortstop, Kris Kocurek - Football player, Lee Roy Caffey - Football player.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 20.4%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 26.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 57.9% for American Indian residents, 7.4% for other race residents, 90.3% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Rockdale (based on Milam County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.15%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
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Rockdale government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,771 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,358 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Rockdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockdale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rockdale, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockdale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rockdale)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2013.