Rockdale County, Georgia (GA)

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County population in 2012: 85,820 (85% urban, 15% rural); it was 70,111 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 16,775
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,359
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,923
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,893 (it was 6,129 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

34%

Land area: 131 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 657 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Rockdale County: 94.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (36.7%), Educational, health and social services (15.5%), Information (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 77%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Rockdale County, Georgia:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (45.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (40.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.6%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.0 years
Males: 40,533  (40.9%)
Females: 44,682  (59.1%)

Rockdale County,GA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Rockdale County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,767 ($53,599 in 1999)

This county:

$49767
Georgia:

$47829

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $721 (lower quartile is $648, upper quartile is $844)
This county:

$721
State:

$676


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $129,400 (it was $117,800 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$129,400
Georgia:

$141,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $80,900 - $215,000
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,233
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $317

Institutionalized population: 769

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 454 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2001: 567 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2002: 1023 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2003: 883 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2004: 633 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2005: 1005 buildings, average cost: $148,200
  • 2006: 1010 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2007: 602 buildings, average cost: $283,400
  • 2008: 152 buildings, average cost: $265,500
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $344,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,212 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $609 (0.7%)

Rockdale County household income distribution in 2009 Rockdale County home values distribution Rockdale County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.6% for American Indian residents, 31.8% for other race residents, 20.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.5%
Rockdale County:

16.5%
Georgia:

19.0%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.5% for Black residents, 33.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 39.1% for American Indian residents, 27.4% for other race residents, 22.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 38 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 58 years old, Asian residents: 47 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 11 years old)

Area name: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Rockdale County is $686 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $763 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $929 a month.

Cities in this county include: South Rockdale, Conyers, North Rockdale, Lakeview Estates.

Rockdale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

2005 air pollution in Rockdale County:

Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.111 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.088 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Rockdale County: Camp Smyrna (A), Little Mountain Country Club (B), The Hour of Deliverance Camp Ground (C), Rockdale Industrial Park (D), Rockdale County Fire Department Station 7 Headquarters (E), Rockdale County Parks and Recreation Department (F), Johnson Park Recreation Center (G), Georgia Station Patrol Post 46 Police Station (H), Rockdale County Fire Department Station 3 (I), Rockdale County Fire Department Station 4 (J), Plantation Manor Childrens Home (K), Rockdale County Fire Department Station 2 (L), Rockdale County Fire Department Station 5 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Fieldstone Plaza Shopping Center (1), Rockdale Square Shopping Center (2), Honey Creek Village Shopping Center (3), Salem Gate Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rockdale County include: Full Gospel Church (A), Honey Creek Church (B), Westminster Church (C), Water Oak Church (D), True Gospel Baptist Church (E), Tabernacle Church (F), Sunrise Church (G), Smyrna Presbyterian Church (H), Rockdale Alliance Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bonner Cemetery (1), Mitchell Cemetery (2), Stanley Cemetery (3), Albert Cemetery (4), Parker Cemetery (5), Whitaker Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dials Millpond (A), Parkers Lake (B), Costley Millpond (C), Alexanders Lake (D), Gaines Lake (E), Abbot Lake (F), Bond Lakes (G), Deerun Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Soggy Bottom Creek (A), Tom George Creek (B), Scott Creek (C), Winfield Creek (D), Jackson Creek (E), Shipley Branch (F), Bailey Creek (G), Hammock Creek (H), Rock Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rockdale County include: Panola Mountain State Park (1), Big Haynes Creek Recreation Area (2), Georgia International Horse Park (3), Johnson Park (4), Richardson Park (5), Arabia Mountain State Park (6), Hightower Indian Trail Monument (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: DeKalb County , Gwinnett County , Henry County , Newton County , Walton County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,578
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 5,361 (25% naturalized citizens)

Rockdale County:

7.6%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 2,410
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,108
  • 1985 to 1989: 457
  • 1980 to 1984: 432
  • 1975 to 1979: 348
  • 1970 to 1974: 147
  • 1970 to 1974: 128
  • 1965 to 1969: 331

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.7%

Rockdale County marital status for males Rockdale County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Rockdale County with a mortgage: 12,946 (1,506 second mortgage, 1,407 home equity loan, 19 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,026

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

75.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rockdale County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,71174
Mainline Protestant6,78213
Catholic6,2002
Other7176
Black Protestant5013
None50,304-
Rockdale County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 22
Rockdale County:

2.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Rockdale County:

5.02 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 92
This county:

11.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Rockdale County:

10.7%
Georgia:

10.4%

Adult obesity rate:
Rockdale County:

30.8%
State:

27.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.6%

Agriculture in Rockdale County:

Average size of farms: 63 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,083
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $278.36
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 16.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $15,579
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.72%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,266
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 87.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.50
All wheat for grain: 30 harvested acres
Vegetables: 8 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 13 acres

Tornado activity:

Rockdale County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Georgia state average. It is 2180924.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 6/27/1994, a category 1 (max. wind speeds 73-112 mph) tornado injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockdale County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from Rockdale County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 148.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 187.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.2 miles away from Rockdale County 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 314.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Rockdale County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (51%)
  • India (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Korea (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rockdale County (%):

  • United States or American (18%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • German (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)

Rockdale County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 26,254 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 5,151 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 31 (0%)
  • Railroad: 24 (0%)
  • Taxi: 112 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 44 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 33 (0%)
  • Walked: 147 (0%)
  • Other means: 196 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 903 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Rockdale County, Georgia in 2000:

  • 316 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 271 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 251 people in nursing homes
  • 182 people in state prisons
  • 46 people in religious group quarters
  • 17 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Rockdale County, Georgia in 2010:

  • 495 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 263 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 41 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,634.

11.33% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.33%
Georgia average:

9.45%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Rockdale County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.08%

8.56% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($22,031 average AGI)
2.71% relocated from other states ($8,119 average AGI)
Rockdale County:

2.71%
Georgia average:

3.48%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.66% ($29,049 average AGI)
from Newton County, GA  1.97% ($28,679)
from Fulton County, GA  0.71% ($29,111)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.71% ($27,277)
from Henry County, GA  0.41% ($31,700)
from Clayton County, GA  0.34% ($29,869)
from Walton County, GA  0.33% ($32,552)


11.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.87%
Georgia average:

9.32%


0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Rockdale County:

0.05%
Georgia average:

0.09%

9.00% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($22,841 average AGI)
2.82% relocated to other states ($7,712 average AGI)
Rockdale County:

2.82%
Georgia average:

3.33%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newton County, GA  2.26% ($28,556 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  2.18% ($24,526)
to Fulton County, GA  0.91% ($30,760)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.79% ($33,522)
to Henry County, GA  0.43% ($35,740)
to Walton County, GA  0.37% ($36,440)
to Clayton County, GA  0.31% ($22,934)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4

Births per 1000 population in Rockdale County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 7.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Rockdale County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Rockdale County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 7,802 (6,544 aged, 1,258 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1381.370
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 650.580
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10.19

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40.99
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89.12

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.46
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 49.7. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 101.3. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 65.0
  • Other - 36.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 84,351

Size of family households: 8,329 2-persons, 5,504 3-persons, 4,559 4-persons, 2,314 5-persons, 1,040 6-persons, 765 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,318 1-person, 944 2-persons, 142 3-persons, 70 4-persons, 26 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

13,218 married couples with children.
3,914 single-parent households (754 men, 3,160 women).

90.3% of residents of Rockdale County speak English at home.
6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (38% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 27% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $224,978,000 ($2929 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $11,354,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $136,690,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $49,671,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $391,000
Federal grants: $26,916,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,132,000 ($150,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,179,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,463,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $111,439,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,086,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,559
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

79 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,666
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

38 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2,099
Here:

+27 per 1000 residents
State:

+21 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +3,545
Here:

+45 per 1000 residents
State:

+26 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Rockdale County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.00 millions of gallons per day (17% from ground, 83% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 77
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,591
  • 1990 to 1999: 9,823
  • 1980 to 1989: 8,738
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,047
  • 1960 to 1969: 886
  • 1950 to 1959: 825
  • 1940 to 1949: 100
  • 1939 or earlier: 114
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 49
  • 3 rooms: 394
  • 4 rooms: 663
  • 5 rooms: 2,864
  • 6 rooms: 4,515
  • 7 rooms: 3,718
  • 8 rooms: 2,708
  • 9+ rooms: 3,012
  • 1 room: 132
  • 2 rooms: 467
  • 3 rooms: 820
  • 4 rooms: 1,797
  • 5 rooms: 1,407
  • 6 rooms: 798
  • 7 rooms: 347
  • 8 rooms: 197
  • 9+ rooms: 164
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 35
  • 1 bedroom: 294
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,269
  • 3 bedrooms: 10,309
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,706
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,310
  • no bedroom: 151
  • 1 bedroom: 1,174
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,548
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,899
  • 4 bedrooms: 293
  • 5+ bedrooms: 64
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockdale County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 376
  • 1 vehicle: 3,528
  • 2 vehicles: 8,472
  • 3 vehicles: 4,013
  • 4 vehicles: 1,107
  • 5+ vehicles: 427
  • no vehicle: 641
  • 1 vehicle: 3,027
  • 2 vehicles: 1,838
  • 3 vehicles: 426
  • 4 vehicles: 141
  • 5+ vehicles: 56

54% of Rockdale County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in Georgia.

Rockdale County:

53.9%
State average:

50.8%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $111,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rockdale County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (70.4%)
  • Electricity (20.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (51.5%)
  • Electricity (41.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.9%)
  • Wood (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 622
Here:

6.8%
Georgia:

8.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 339
Here:

7.3%
Georgia:

8.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 322
Here:

14.8%
Georgia:

22.9%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Rockdale County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,221,000
    Parks and Recreation: $423,000
    Central Staff Services: $298,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $281,000
    General - Other: $88,000
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000
    General Public Buildings: $54,000
    Financial Administration: $2,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,705,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,617,000
    Correctional Institutions: $6,256,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,224,000
    General - Other: $4,918,000
    Regular Highways: $2,649,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,600,000
    Financial Administration: $2,399,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,983,000
    Health - Other: $1,228,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,076,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000,000
    Libraries: $947,000
    Solid Waste Management: $427,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $176,000
    Housing and Community Development: $148,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $143,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $978,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Water Utilities: $101,663,000
    General - Other: $1,449,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $9,016,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,455,000
    Police Protection: $1,299,000
    Regular Highways: $661,000
    Central Staff Services: $176,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $40,000
    Health - Other: $32,000
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $27,029,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,094,000

Rockdale County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,418,000
    Parks and Recreation: $560,000
    Solid Waste Management: $92,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $47,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $110,249,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,808,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,195,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $501,000
    Rents: $459,000
    Special Assessments: $373,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,775,000
    Health and Hospitals: $437,000
    Highways: $434,000
  • Tax - Property: $26,166,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,367,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,902,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $680,000
    Other License: $580,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $520,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $378,000

Rockdale County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,568,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,727,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,841,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $0

Rockdale County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,392,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,477,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $0

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Rockdale County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Rockdale County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 15 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED429$154,336207$140,1501,123$166,70340$44,6504$2,230,500184$121,8422$47,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED20$166,55014$140,929114$184,10514$63,0710$010$141,1003$38,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED140$146,67987$147,494910$181,477112$37,6523$2,380,00095$105,0421$25,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN96$160,03150$115,300491$177,70317$85,4120$039$97,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$181,19012$138,167120$194,7505$119,6000$07$105,8570$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 14 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$164,96239$212,8466$156,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED22$278,13621$227,9521$80,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$159,00013$287,1544$344,250
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$237,7505$145,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$233,8335$255,0001$95,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Rockdale County, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16073.3 years
Mary14879.4 years
William10275.7 years
Robert9067.6 years
John8474.6 years
Charles6473.1 years
Dorothy6079.5 years
Thomas4675.8 years
Margaret4679.3 years
Betty4372.9 years
Most common last names in Rockdale County, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8475.7 years
Johnson5573.7 years
Williams4775.0 years
Jones4274.9 years
Brown4077.2 years
Davis3676.4 years
Wilson2474.7 years
White2375.9 years
Mitchell2274.0 years
Thompson2273.4 years
Businesses in Rockdale County, GA
NameCountNameCount
AMF Bowling1LA Fitness1
AT&T2La Quinta1
Ace Hardware2La-Z-Boy1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Bryant1
Applebee's1Long John Silver's1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone2MasterBrand Cabinets2
Avenue1Maurices1
Baskin-Robbins2McDonald's4
Bath & Body Works1Microtel1
Blockbuster2New Balance1
Burger King2Nike8
CVS2Nissan1
Chevrolet1Office Depot1
Chick-Fil-A1Old Navy1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Outback1
Cold Stone Creamery1Outback Steakhouse1
Comfort Inn1Panda Express1
Cracker Barrel1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves2Payless2
DHL2Penske1
Dairy Queen1PetSmart1
Days Inn1Publix Super Markets3
Decora Cabinetry2Quiznos1
DressBarn1RadioShack1
Dressbarn1Ramada1
Dunkin Donuts2Red Lobster1
FedEx14Rite Aid2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1Rue211
GNC2Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
GameStop1SAS Shoes1
H&R Block2SONIC Drive-In2
Hardee's1Sears1
Hawthorn1Shoe Carnival1
Hilton1Sprint Nextel1
Hobby Lobby1Staples1
Holiday Inn1Starbucks2
Home Depot1T-Mobile2
Honda1T.J.Maxx1
Hyundai1Taco Bell2
IHOP1Target1
InTown Suites1U-Haul7
Jones New York3UPS15
Justice1Waffle House7
KFC2Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1

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