Rockdale, Texas

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Population in 2017: 5,643 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 2,774  (49.2%)
Females: 2,869  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 76567.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,325 (it was $34,612 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$51,325
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,516 (it was $17,618 in 2000)

Rockdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,922 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$102,922
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $167,115; detached houses: $179,124; townhouses or other attached units: $218,920; mobile homes: $75,321; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $44,016

Median gross rent in 2017: $706.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockdale: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.2% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.4% for other race residents, 38.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockdale, TX (2010)
    • 3,19857.2%White alone
    • 1,58028.2%Hispanic
    • 71612.8%Black alone
    • 551.0%Two or more races
    • 350.6%Asian alone
    • 80.1%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

Races in Rockdale detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 53 registered sex offenders living in Rockdale, Texas as of November 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockdale is 107 to 1.


Crime rates in Rockdale by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
1
(17.7)
1
(18.5)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
1
(17.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(49.0)
2
(32.2)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.9)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(74.4)
1
(18.0)
4
(71.2)
3
(53.1)
2
(35.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
3
(48.2)
4
(65.9)
6
(101.4)
2
(33.4)
2
(33.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(53.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(277.5)
14
(225.1)
10
(164.9)
20
(337.8)
10
(167.1)
7
(118.4)
8
(140.0)
6
(106.1)
6
(111.3)
15
(279.1)
16
(288.0)
9
(160.2)
16
(283.3)
6
(106.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(767.2)
32
(514.6)
49
(807.8)
61
(1,030)
29
(484.7)
41
(693.4)
53
(927.7)
40
(707.3)
26
(482.3)
39
(725.7)
36
(648.1)
55
(978.8)
41
(726.0)
28
(494.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
108
(1,763)
79
(1,270)
122
(2,011)
165
(2,787)
127
(2,123)
127
(2,148)
113
(1,978)
121
(2,140)
122
(2,263)
130
(2,419)
94
(1,692)
95
(1,691)
118
(2,090)
108
(1,907)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(163.2)
8
(128.6)
11
(181.3)
18
(304.1)
7
(117.0)
8
(135.3)
9
(157.5)
4
(70.7)
6
(111.3)
11
(204.7)
9
(162.0)
5
(89.0)
8
(141.7)
10
(176.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.6)
3
(54.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)236.9182.3217.4305.9171.7192.6233.7202.7192.5322.1198.0232.2280.3225.7

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City-data.com crime index in Rockdale, TX

Crime rate in Rockdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: German (15.6%), Czech (8.3%), American (5.5%), Irish (3.4%), Scottish (1.7%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.13 square miles.

Population density: 1,801 people per square mile   (low).

Rockdale, Texas map

291 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

5.0%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,280 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,512 (1.3%)

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 ),
Sandoval, TX (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 30.65 N, Longitude: 97.01 W

Area code: 512

Distribution of median household income in Rockdale, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rockdale, TX in 2017
Rockdale satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $164,500
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $249,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $109,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $207,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockdale, TX residents
Average permit cost in Rockdale, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.5%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Rockdale, TX
Historical housing units in Rockdale, TX
Most common industries in Rockdale, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.3%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Health care (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (19.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Health care (11.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Rockdale, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.3%)

Average climate in Rockdale, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Rockdale-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 43% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Rockdale-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/14/1995 at 00:32:56, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, Depth: 11.1 mi) earthquake occurred 380.0 miles away from Rockdale center
On 4/9/1993 at 12:29:19, a magnitude 4.3 (4.1 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from Rockdale center
On 4/7/2008 at 09:51:12, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.9 MW, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 135.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 279.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/2/1992 at 11:45:35, a magnitude 5.0 (4.6 MB, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 377.6 miles away from Rockdale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Milam County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockdale topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Rockdale:

  • LITTLE RIVER HEALTHCARE (Proprietary, 1700 BRAZOS)
  • MANOR OAKS NURSING CENTER (222 S FM 487)
  • RENAISSANCE VILLA (700 DYER ST)
  • ROCKDALE KIDNEY CENTER (300 JOSIE LANE)
  • STANDARDS HOME HEALTH (1802 WEST CAMERON)

Airports located in Rockdale:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockdale:

  • Temple College (about 36 miles; Temple, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,796)
  • University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (about 40 miles; Belton, TX; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Texas A & M University-College Station (about 40 miles; College Station, TX; FT enrollment: 46,550)
  • Austin Community College District (about 46 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 25,957)
  • Blinn College (about 50 miles; Brenham, TX; FT enrollment: 8,959)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (about 51 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 45,500)
  • Concordia University-Texas (about 52 miles; Austin, TX; FT enrollment: 2,192)

Public high schools in Rockdale:

  • ROCKDALE H S (Students: 535, Location: 500 CHILDRESS, Grades: 9-12)
  • ROCKDALE (Students: 62, Location: 696 N FM 487, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockdale:

  • ROCKDALE EL (Students: 442, Location: 625 W BELTON AVE, Grades: PK-2)
  • ROCKDALE J H (Students: 398, Location: 814 BUSHDALE RD, Grades: 6-8)
  • ROCKDALE INT (Students: 378, Location: 1338 W US HWY 79, Grades: 3-5)
See full list of schools located in Rockdale

Library in Rockdale:

  • LUCY HILL PATTERSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $162,145; Location: 201 ACKERMAN ST; 32,114 books; 27 e-books; 1,110 audio materials; 106 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 12 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rockdale: Fair Park Racetrack (A), Rockdale Volunteer Fire Department (B), American Medical Response Ambulance Service Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockdale include: Saint Johns Church (A), Meadow Brook Church (B), Primera Iglesia Bautista Church (C), Meadowbrook Baptist Church (D), Spanish Assembly of God Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First United Pentecostal Church (G), Saint Thomas Episcopal Church (H), Pecan Street Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: International Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Rockdale: Fair Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Rockdale Inn (381 North US Highway 77), Budget Inn (716 West Cameron Avenue).

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.

Milam County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockdale that have no violations reported:

  • ALCOA RAW WATER SOURCE (Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
119 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Rockdale in 2000:

  • 131 people in nursing homes
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Rockdale (2011 data):

  • Citizens National Bank: Rockdale Branch at 140 East Cameron, branch established on 1979/12/03; Rockdale Branch at 1401 West Cameron Street, branch established on 2002/08/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $322.3 mil, Deposits: $286.6 mil, headquarters in Cameron, TX, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Central Texas Financial Corp.
  • Classic Bank, National Association: Cameron Branch at 1707 West Cameron, branch established on 2003/03/10. Info updated 2012/03/16: Bank assets: $236.0 mil, Deposits: $205.3 mil, headquarters in Cameron, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Cameron Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Rockdale:

Marital status in Rockdale, TX
  • Never married: 25.8%
  • Now married: 45.3%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

For population 25 years and over in Rockdale:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Texas average:

14.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rockdale
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Rockdale, TX (based on Milam County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,59255
Catholic3,8534
Mainline Protestant2,88821
Black Protestant6865
Other1872
None9,551-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

2.42 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Milam County:

1.21 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Milam County:

4.44 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Milam County:

11.0%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
State:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

18.7%
Texas:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rockdale:

48.1%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.6%
State:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Rockdale:

28.9
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.0%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.5%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rockdale:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rockdale:

33.5%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Here:

53.4%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockdale, TX Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 11$38,322$41,8060$0
Police - Other 6$16,536$33,0720$0
Parks and Recreation 5$11,232$26,9570$0
Water Supply 5$10,401$24,9620$0
Other and Unallocable 3$7,348$29,3920$0
Sewerage 3$8,717$34,8680$0
Local Libraries 3$6,750$27,0000$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,264$61,5840$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,339$26,0340$0
Financial Administration 1$3,850$46,2000$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,006$24,0721$1,532
Totals for Government 42$119,765$34,2191$1,532

Rockdale government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $104,000 ($18.43)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $994,000 ($176.15)
    Water Utilities: $912,000 ($161.62)
    Regular Highways: $687,000 ($121.74)
    Sewerage: $660,000 ($116.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $295,000 ($52.28)
    General - Other: $219,000 ($38.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $215,000 ($38.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $195,000 ($34.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $178,000 ($31.54)
    Libraries: $170,000 ($30.13)
    Financial Administration: $107,000 ($18.96)
    Central Staff Services: $107,000 ($18.96)
    Health - Other: $88,000 ($15.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $97,000 ($17.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $223,000 ($39.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $159,000 ($28.18)
    Water Utilities: $47,000 ($8.33)
    General - Other: $23,000 ($4.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,256,000 ($222.58)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $293,000 ($51.92)

Rockdale government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $989,000 ($175.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $292,000 ($51.75)
    Other: $278,000 ($49.26)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $8,000 ($1.42)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $2,000 ($0.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $246,000 ($43.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $562,000 ($99.59)
    Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($10.10)
    Donations From Private Sources: $31,000 ($5.49)
    General Revenue - Other: $31,000 ($5.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,366,000 ($242.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $260,000 ($46.07)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($7.97)
  • Tax - Property: $1,266,000 ($224.35)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $625,000 ($110.76)
    Public Utilities Sales: $279,000 ($49.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $113,000 ($20.02)
    Other License: $32,000 ($5.67)

Rockdale government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,580,000 ($1697.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,006,000 ($1595.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $574,000 ($101.72)

Rockdale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,209,000 ($214.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,593,000 ($636.72)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $108,000 ($19.14)

7.53% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.53%
Texas average:

7.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Williamson County, TX  1.28% ($46,982 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  1.10% ($34,713)
from Travis County, TX  0.77% ($47,742)


6.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,474 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.08%
Texas average:

7.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Bell County, TX  1.09% ($33,315 average AGI)
to Williamson County, TX  0.78% ($44,061)
to Brazos County, TX  0.44% ($49,892)
Businesses in Rockdale, TX
NameCountNameCount
Best Western1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockdale:

  • KZNE (1150 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KTKR (760 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOAI (1200 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CCB TEXAS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKYX (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOP (900 AM; 5 kW; OCALA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA SPORTSTALK, INC.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KLBJ (590 AM; 5 kW; AUSTIN, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • WTAW (1620 AM; 10 kW; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Owner: BRYAN BROADCASTING LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KBBW (1010 AM; 10 kW; WACO-MARLIN, TX; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING OF TEXAS)
  • KQQA (1530 AM; 10 kW; CREEDMOOR, TX; Owner: YELLOW ROSE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockdale:

  • KRXT (98.5 FM; ROCKDALE, TX; Owner: KRXT, INC.)
  • KXCS (103.9 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: EQUICOM, INC)
  • KHTZ (94.3 FM; CAMERON, TX; Owner: CAMERON BROADCASTING CO)
  • WACO-FM (99.9 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDHT (93.3 FM; CEDAR PARK, TX; Owner: EMMIS AUSTIN RADIO BROADCASTING COMPANY, L.P.)
  • KWTX-FM (97.5 FM; WACO, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHHL (98.9 FM; LEANDER, TX; Owner: AMIGO RADIO, LTD.)
  • KNCT-FM (91.3 FM; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
  • KQBT (104.3 FM; TAYLOR, TX; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KFMK (105.9 FM; ROUND ROCK, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLTR (107.3 FM; CALDWELL, TX; Owner: ROY E. HENDERSON)

TV broadcast stations around Rockdale:

  • KYLE (Channel 28; BRYAN, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF BRYAN LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCEN-TV (Channel 6; TEMPLE, TX; Owner: CHANNEL 6, INC.)
  • KWKT (Channel 44; WACO, TX; Owner: COMCORP OF TEXAS LICENSE CORP.)
  • KXXV (Channel 25; WACO, TX; Owner: CENTEX TELEVISION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWTX-TV (Channel 10; WACO, TX; Owner: KWTX-KBTX LICENSEE CORP.)
  • KAKW (Channel 62; KILLEEN, TX; Owner: KAKW LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KNCT (Channel 46; BELTON, TX; Owner: CENTRAL TEXAS COLLEGE)
Rockdale fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Rockdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 32.3mTotal length
  • 56,430Total average daily traffic
  • 12,325Total average daily truck traffic
  • 79,020Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rockdale, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31920-1929
  • 91960-1969
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rockdale, TX

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockdale)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

154 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Rockdale, TX)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER J4A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26912 , Serial Number: 4-978, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/16/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Rockdale Flying Tigers Inc, 272 County Road 448a, Rockdale, TX 76567
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29530 , Serial Number: 17700944, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 04/27/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Rockdale Flying Tigers Inc, 272 County Road 448a, Rockdale, TX 76567
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3154R , Serial Number: 18258554, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/20/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 08/21/1990
    Registrant (Individual): Ray A Kuchera, 2007 Yokley, Rockdale, TX 76567
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42520 , Serial Number: 18259054, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 12/06/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 10/29/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Richard G Todd, Po Box 429, Rockdale, TX 76567
  • Aircraft: MATHERNE EWELL P 582 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 66EM , Serial Number: 158, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 10/10/2014
    Registrant (Individual): James L Jr Cox, 170 Inwood Dr, Rockdale, TX 76567
  • Aircraft: OMEARA CLIFTON B RAVIN 500 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540-G1B5 (290 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 722MB , Serial Number: 20, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 09/11/2012, Certificate Issue Date: 08/10/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Clifton B Omeara, 711 Brazos Ave, Rockdale, TX 76567
  • Aircraft: LANNY L WORLEY QUICKSILVER SPORT 2S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 797AP , Serial Number: 0298, Certificate Issue Date: 04/11/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Lanny L Worley, 1097 County Road 428, Rockdale, TX 76567

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 30. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 92 took place in 2008, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockdale, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.9%), and Structure Fires (22.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockdale, TX
    • 33765.9%Outside Fires
    • 11722.9%Structure Fires
    • 448.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 132.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockdale, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockdale, Texas:

  • Americas Best Value Inn, 377 N Us Hwy 77, Rockdale, Texas 76567 , Phone: (512) 446-6163
  • Comfort Inn, 702 West Hwy 79, Rockdale, Texas 76567 , Phone: (512) 446-3600, Fax: (512) 446-4674
  • Rockdale Hospitality LLC - Days Inn, 221 N Us Hwy 77, Rockdale, Texas 76567 , Phone: (512) 446-5800, Fax: (512) 446-5834
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockdale, Texas
Most common first names in Rockdale, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William6276.1 years
John6276.6 years
James5970.8 years
Mary5782.3 years
Willie4380.4 years
Robert3873.7 years
Annie3282.4 years
Ruby3082.3 years
Charles2872.2 years
Henry2775.0 years
Most common last names in Rockdale, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3879.9 years
Smith3172.7 years
Brown2473.4 years
Jones2274.3 years
Owens2176.4 years
Richards2079.3 years
Morgan2081.2 years
Sanders1982.1 years
Doss1983.2 years
Alford1879.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockdale, TX
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 43.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockdale, TX
  • 68.8%Electricity
  • 31.2%Utility gas


Rockdale compared to Texas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Rockdale on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: construction and extraction occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #29 (76567) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Czech first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 10 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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