Rockwood, Michigan

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Population in 2019: 3,158 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.3%
 
Males: 1,569  (49.7%)
Females: 1,589  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

45.5 years
Michigan median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 48173.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $81,882 (it was $55,987 in 2000)
Rockwood:

$81,882
MI:

$59,584

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,893 (it was $23,563 in 2000)

Rockwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $169,123 (it was $112,700 in 2000)
Rockwood:

$169,123
MI:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $165,562; detached houses: $176,529; mobile homes: $7,357

Median gross rent in 2019: $902.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockwood: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 6.9%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 80.0% for Black residents, 69.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rockwood, MI (2010)
    • 3,04792.6%White alone
    • 892.7%Hispanic
    • 531.6%Black alone
    • 411.2%Two or more races
    • 280.9%American Indian alone
    • 290.9%Asian alone
    • 20.06%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Rockwood, Michigan as of March 08, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rockwood is 289 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Rockwood by year

Type

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.3)
1
(31.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(31.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.7)
1
(31.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(88.2)
7
(223.9)
2
(66.1)
2
(60.8)
7
(214.9)
1
(31.0)
2
(62.3)
1
(31.3)
6
(188.5)
2
(63.3)
1
(31.6)
2
(63.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
10
(293.9)
13
(415.7)
3
(99.1)
4
(121.7)
8
(245.6)
2
(62.1)
1
(31.1)
1
(31.3)
2
(62.8)
3
(95.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(63.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
43
(1,264)
37
(1,183)
29
(958.4)
32
(973.5)
50
(1,535)
28
(869.3)
30
(934.0)
26
(812.5)
25
(785.4)
13
(411.5)
11
(347.1)
15
(473.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(440.8)
8
(255.8)
2
(66.1)
7
(213.0)
6
(184.2)
2
(62.1)
5
(155.7)
2
(62.5)
8
(251.3)
1
(31.7)
1
(31.6)
2
(63.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(29.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index156.3141.763.8101.0145.559.664.470.9118.838.322.766.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Rockwood, MI

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Michigan average:

1.74
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Ancestries: German (15.9%), Polish (14.7%), American (12.2%), Irish (7.9%), Italian (6.6%), English (4.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 585 feet

Land area: 2.70 square miles.

Population density: 1,168 people per square mile   (low).

Rockwood, Michigan map

190 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.5% North America).

This city:

6.0%
Michigan:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,206 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,334 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Taylor, MI (11.1 miles , pop. 65,868).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Detroit, MI (23.0 miles , pop. 951,270).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (228.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

South Rockwood, MI (1.1 miles ),
Flat Rock, MI (1.6 miles ),
Gibraltar, MI (1.7 miles ),
Woodhaven, MI (2.0 miles ),
Trenton, MI (2.3 miles ),
Grosse Ile, MI (2.4 miles ),
Estral Beach, MI (2.4 miles ),
Carleton, MI (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 42.07 N, Longitude: 83.24 W

Area code: 734

Distribution of median household income in Rockwood, MI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rockwood, MI in 2019
Rockwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $146,300
  • 1998: 52 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockwood, MI residents
Average permit cost in Rockwood, MI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

11.3%
Michigan:

6.3%
Historical population in Rockwood, MI
Historical housing units in Rockwood, MI

Population change in the 1990s: +324 (+10.4%).
Most common industries in Rockwood, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (18.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.5%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (24.9%)
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Machinery (3.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Rockwood, MI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Engineers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)

Average climate in Rockwood, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Rockwood, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.2. This is about average.

City:

82.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.536. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.536
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 13.5. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.5
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.854. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.854
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.51. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.51
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00548. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00548
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Rockwood-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Michigan state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Rockwood city center killed 23 people and injured 294 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center killed 21 people and injured 293 people.

Earthquake activity:

Rockwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Michigan state average. It is 41% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 152.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 112.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.2 miles away from Rockwood center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 270.0 miles away from Rockwood center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 402.3 miles away from Rockwood center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 112.6 miles away from Rockwood center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wayne County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rockwood:

  • ABERDEEN REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TRENTON, MI)
  • BALMORAL SKILLED NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; TRENTON, MI)
  • OAKWOOD SOUTHSHORE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; TRENTON, MI)
  • COMPREHENSIVE HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; WOODHAVEN, MI)
  • APPLEWOOD NURSING CENTER INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WOODHAVEN, MI)
  • BIG APPLE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; WOODHAVEN, MI)
  • MICHIGAN HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; TRENTON, MI)

Amtrak stations near Rockwood:

  • 17 miles: GREENFIELD VILLAGE (DEARBORN, 20900 OAKWOOD BLVD.)
  • 17 miles: DEARBORN (16121 MICHIGAN AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Operable nuclear power plant near Rockwood:

  • 6 miles: Fermi 2 in Newport, MI.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockwood:

  • Baker College of Allen Park (about 15 miles; Allen Park, MI; Full-time enrollment: 2,693)
  • Monroe County Community College (about 16 miles; Monroe, MI; FT enrollment: 2,553)
  • University of Michigan-Dearborn (about 17 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Henry Ford Community College (about 18 miles; Dearborn, MI; FT enrollment: 12,610)
  • Wayne County Community College District (about 21 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 10,554)
  • Wayne State University (about 22 miles; Detroit, MI; FT enrollment: 20,204)
  • Eastern Michigan University (about 23 miles; Ypsilanti, MI; FT enrollment: 18,395)

Public high schools in Rockwood:

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockwood:

  • SHUMATE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 893, Location: 30448 WEST JEFFERSON AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • CHAPMAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 497, Location: 31500 OLMSTEAD RD, Grades: KG-5)
  • PARSONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 14473 MIDDLE GIBRALTAR RD, Grades: KG-5)

Private elementary/middle school in Rockwood:

  • ST MARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 156, Location: 32447 CHURCH ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Rockwood Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Saint Marys Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bancroft Noles Drain (A), Groh Drain (B), Cass Drain (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rockwood include: Deland G Mercure Memorial Park (1), State Police Post Historical Marker (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Keego CO (22215 Huron River Drive).

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Michigan:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.5%
Whole state:

66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
22 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
19 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Rockwood:

Marital status in Rockwood, MI
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 47.3%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

For population 25 years and over in Rockwood:

  • High school or higher: 93.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Michigan average:

10.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rockwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rockwood, MI (based on Wayne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic297,283151
Evangelical Protestant183,985527
Black Protestant124,432282
Mainline Protestant85,387231
Other79,840116
Orthodox17,58023
None1,032,077-
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: 556
Wayne County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 18
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 294
Here:

1.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 523
Wayne County:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,019
Wayne County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wayne County:

11.6%
State:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
State:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.9%
State:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.6%
Michigan:

49.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.8%
State:

46.5%

Average BMI:
Rockwood:

29.0
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.6%
Michigan:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
Michigan:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Michigan:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.6%
Michigan:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

57.8%
State:

56.1%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Michigan:

79.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rockwood, MI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$34,886$52,3295$7,836
Streets and Highways 3$10,593$42,3720$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,859$47,1543$2,398
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$6,842$41,0522$357
Totals for Government 15$60,180$48,14410$10,591

Rockwood government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($8.23)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $1,421,000 ($449.97)
    General - Other: $758,000 ($240.03)
    Police Protection: $680,000 ($215.33)
    Regular Highways: $512,000 ($162.13)
    Housing and Community Development: $275,000 ($87.08)
    Central Staff Services: $240,000 ($76.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $136,000 ($43.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $112,000 ($35.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $65,000 ($20.58)
    General Public Buildings: $56,000 ($17.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $29,000 ($9.18)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($7.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($34.20)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Housing and Community Development: $12,000 ($3.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($1.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,010,000 ($319.82)

Rockwood government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $464,000 ($146.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $424,000 ($134.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $175,000 ($55.41)
    Other: $21,000 ($6.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $181,000 ($57.31)
    Other: $85,000 ($26.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $310,000 ($98.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $137,000 ($43.38)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($4.43)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($2.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $552,000 ($174.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $312,000 ($98.80)
    Highways: $221,000 ($69.98)
  • Tax - Property: $1,900,000 ($601.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $66,000 ($20.90)

Rockwood government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,695,000 ($853.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,180,000 ($690.31)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $515,000 ($163.08)

Rockwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,104,000 ($666.24)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,058 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Michigan average:

5.43%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($896 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.03%
Michigan average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Oakland County, MI  1.09% ($53,755 average AGI)
from Macomb County, MI  0.58% ($34,674)
from Washtenaw County, MI  0.38% ($54,183)


4.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.83%
Michigan average:

5.69%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($740 average AGI)
Wayne County:

0.04%
Michigan average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Oakland County, MI  1.31% ($55,624 average AGI)
to Macomb County, MI  0.81% ($34,456)
to Washtenaw County, MI  0.34% ($50,963)

Businesses in Rockwood, MI

  • FedEx: 1
  • Rite Aid: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockwood:

  • WDFN (1130 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WCHB (1200 AM; 50 kW; TAYLOR, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WNZK (690 AM; 3 kW; DEARBORN HEIGHTS, MI; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWJ (950 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYT (1270 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF DETROIT)
  • WXDX (1310 AM; 5 kW; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTKA (1050 AM; 10 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDEO (990 AM; 9 kW; YPSILANTI, MI; Owner: WORD BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOAP (1080 AM; 50 kW; OWOSSO, MI)
  • WKNR (850 AM; 50 kW; CLEVELAND, OH; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAAM (1600 AM; 5 kW; ANN ARBOR, MI; Owner: WHITEHALL ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockwood:

  • WMXD (92.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WDTW (106.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMGC-FM (105.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WCSX (94.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WRIF (101.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRK-FM (97.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGTE-FM (91.3 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC B/C FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WDVD (96.3 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNIC (100.3 FM; DEARBORN, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYCD (99.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN)
  • WRVF (101.5 FM; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDET-FM (101.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTWR-FM (98.3 FM; LUNA PIER, MI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDTR-FM (90.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF DETROIT)
  • WDTJ (105.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: RADIO ONE OF DETROIT, LLC)
  • WJOF (88.1 FM; MONROE, MI; Owner: NORTHLAND COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • WDRQ (93.1 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WMUZ (103.5 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WVMV (98.7 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJLB (97.9 FM; DETROIT, MI; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockwood:

  • WTOL (Channel 11; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WJBK (Channel 2; DETROIT, MI; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXYZ-TV (Channel 7; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CHANNEL 7 OF DETROIT, INC.)
  • WNWO-TV (Channel 24; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WWJ-TV (Channel 62; DETROIT, MI; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDWB (Channel 20; DETROIT, MI; Owner: WXON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVS (Channel 56; DETROIT, MI; Owner: DETROIT EDUC. TV FOUNDATION)
  • WUPW (Channel 36; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WUPW BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WBXD-CA (Channel 5; DETROIT, MI; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTVG (Channel 13; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: WTVG, INC.)
  • WDIV-TV (Channel 4; DETROIT, MI; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • WKBD (Channel 50; DETROIT, MI; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF DETROIT INC.)
  • WGTE-TV (Channel 30; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING FOUNDATION OF NW OHIO)
  • WLPC-LP (Channel 26; DETROIT, MI; Owner: GLENN R. AND KARIN A. PLUMMER)
  • WDWO-CA (Channel 18; DETROIT, MI; Owner: TCT OF MICHIGAN, INC.)
  • W22CO (Channel 22; TOLEDO, OH; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W33BY (Channel 68; DETROIT, MI; Owner: HIGHLAND PARK BROADCASTING, L.P.)
Rockwood fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Rockwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 40.9mTotal length
  • 273,068Total average daily traffic
  • 44,694Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Rockwood, MI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 92000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rockwood, MI

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockwood)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 32409 Fort St (Lat: 42.058667 Lon: -83.256861), Call Sign: KQE407,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.355 MHz, 154.370 MHz, 154.430 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2013, Expiration Date: 08/25/2022, Registrant: Herkimer Radio Service, 2708 N . Telegraph, Monroe, MI 48162, Phone: (734) 242-0806, Email:
  • 32409 Fort St (Lat: 42.044778 Lon: -83.256861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: KVZ657,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.775 MHz, Grant Date: 07/29/2013, Expiration Date: 08/12/2023, Registrant: Herkimer Radio Service, 2708 N Telegraph Rd, Monroe, MI 48162, Phone: (734) 242-0806, Email:
  • 32409 Fort St (Lat: 42.044778 Lon: -83.256861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 16 m, Call Sign: KGN531,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.370 MHz, 155.640 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2013, Expiration Date: 08/12/2023, Registrant: Herkimer Radio Sesrvice, 2708 N Telegraph Rd, Monroe, MI 48162, Phone: (734) 242-0806, Email:
  • Rockwood SAD DR-46.5, Rockwood Sad Cr Rofw Mp Dr-22.2 500 Ft N Of Huron River (Lat: 42.069361 Lon: -83.249333), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WNYB405,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.115 MHz, 160.515 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2011, Expiration Date: 03/21/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • S. Huron River Rd, S. Huron Rr Crossing @ Mp Hk022.84 (Lat: 42.060194 Lon: -83.248056), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPYZ753, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.800 MHz, 161.055 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlatna, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Mobiles L1, Lat: 42.069611 Lon: -83.249111, Call Sign: WQOM995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz, 161.235 MHz, 160.800 MHz, Grant Date: 11/22/2011, Expiration Date: 11/22/2021, Certifier: Jr Celio/Tj, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 42.075028 Lon: -83.195833, Call Sign: WQSK716,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.405 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/22/2023, Certifier: Maria Vanrooijen, Registrant: Herkimer Radio Service, 606 S Telegraph Rd, Monroe, MI 48161, Phone: (734) 242-0806, Fax: (734) 242-3572, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • DET0622, 31615 Gossett Road (Lat: 42.076972 Lon: -83.235389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQFJ345, Licensee ID: L01728370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17980.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/2006, Expiration Date: 07/28/2016, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2013, Certifier: Joseph M Sandri Jr., Registrant: Fibertower Network Services, Corp., Debtor-In-Possession, 1875 Eye Street, Nw, 5th Floor, Room 505, Washington, DC 20006, Phone: (202) 223-1028, Email:
  • WWJ XMTR, Twr 2 - Se Int Labo & Port Rds (Lat: 42.019444 Lon: -83.241667), Type: Other, Structure height: 122.1 m, Overall height: 123.1 m, Call Sign: WQGF434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.250 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2007, Expiration Date: 10/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2008, Certifier: Stephen Hildebrandt, Registrant: Cbs, 2175 K St Nw Ste 350, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 457-4518

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 32705 Wood St (Lat: 42.070306 Lon: -83.248528), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KNKD334,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2005, Registrant: Ameritech Mobile Services, Inc., 2000 West Ameritech Center Drive, Location 2g81, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195-5000, Phone: (847) 248-4740, Fax: (847) 248-2674

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Lake Erie Marina 35001 Milleville Rd (Lat: 42.053389 Lon: -83.192417), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KXE241, Licensee ID: L00113373,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.450 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/1999, Expiration Date: 09/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2004, Registrant: Huron Clinton Metropolitan Authority, 13000 High Ridge Dr, Brighton, MI 48116-8001

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 67464 , Serial Number: 15281850, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/19/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 04/25/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David Parent, 23670 W Ditner Dr, Rockwood, MI 48173, Other Owners: Jo Ann Parent

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$81,1824$69,00027$124,8151$10,0001$46,0001$114,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$74,0002$84,5003$107,0002$10,0000$01$53,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$66,8752$45,50014$142,7142$10,0004$80,7503$77,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$105,0002$115,5003$146,0000$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$93,0000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 5980.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$78,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$83,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$138,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 5980.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockwood, MI
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockwood, MI - Value

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 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 18 took place in 2002, and the least - 4 in 2009. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Rockwood, MI When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.9%), and Outside Fires (30.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rockwood, MI
    • 6541.9%Structure Fires
    • 4730.3%Outside Fires
    • 4025.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 31.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockwood, MI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rockwood, MI
  • 90.7%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rockwood, MI
  • 75.3%Utility gas
  • 14.5%Electricity
  • 7.9%No fuel used
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Rockwood compared to Michigan state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Rockwood on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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