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Rockdale County, Georgia (GA)

County population in 2019: 90,896 (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: 696 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Rockdale County: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.1%), Manufacturing (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Rockdale County, GA (2019)
    • 49,79554.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 28,54431.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,63710.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1,8832.0%Asian alone
    • 1,7541.9%Two or more races
    • 2040.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1620.2%Some other race alone
    • 820.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

39.2 years
Georgia median age:

37.2 years
Males: 43,515  (47.9%)
Females: 47,381  (52.1%)
Average household size:
Rockdale County:

2.0 people
Georgia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,560 ($53,599 in 1999)
This county:

$60,560
Georgia:

$61,980

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $875 (lower quartile is $749, upper quartile is $1,079)
This county:

$875
State:

$857


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,700 (it was $117,800 in 2000)
Rockdale:

$167,700
Georgia:

$202,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,400 - $254,000

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $190,619
Here:

$190,619
State:

$274,276

Townhouses or other attached units: $171,925
Here:

$171,925
State:

$266,514

In 2-unit structures: $142,870
Here:

$142,870
State:

$239,993

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $74,880
Here:

$74,880
State:

$202,197

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $156,602
Here:

$156,602
State:

$304,107

Mobile homes: $77,436
Here:

$77,436
State:

$74,102

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,355
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $437

Institutionalized population: 769

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

  • Murders: 3
  • Rapes: 11
  • Robberies: 51
  • Assaults: 286
  • Burglaries: 586
  • Thefts: 1635
  • Auto thefts: 275

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

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 29
  • Assaults: 214
  • Burglaries: 501
  • Thefts: 1724
  • Auto thefts: 230
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Health of residents in Rockdale County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
71.8% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
36.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
52.5% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
68.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 164 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 427 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 1998: 507 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 1999: 457 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 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
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $328,000
  • 2011: 30 buildings, average cost: $298,400
  • 2012: 36 buildings, average cost: $370,500
  • 2013: 81 buildings, average cost: $322,700
  • 2014: 133 buildings, average cost: $270,200
  • 2015: 138 buildings, average cost: $224,700
  • 2016: 200 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2017: 260 buildings, average cost: $229,300
  • 2018: 300 buildings, average cost: $217,200
  • 2019: 275 buildings, average cost: $249,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Rockdale, GA residents
Average permit cost in Rockdale, GA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,493 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,014 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Rockdale, GA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Rockdale, GA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Rockdale, GA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.5%
Rockdale County:

10.5%
Georgia:

13.3%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.9% for Black residents, 25.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.8% for other race residents, 16.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 39.2 years old
(Males: 38.7 years old, Females: 40.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 53.9 years old, Black residents: 36.9 years old, American Indian residents: 50.0 years old, Asian residents: 40.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27.3 years old, Other race residents: 46.3 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

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Neighboring counties: Grenada County, Mississippi , Marion County, South Carolina , Coweta County , Winston County, Alabama , Troup County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.5%
Georgia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year in Rockdale, GA
County total employment by year in Rockdale, GA
County average yearly wages by year in Rockdale, GA

Current college students: 2,578
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 9,837 (57.5% naturalized citizens)

Rockdale County:

10.8%
Whole state:

10.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,0842010 or later
  • 2,0322000 to 2009
  • 2,4341990 to 1999
  • 8891980 to 1989
  • 4951970 to 1979
  • 459Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 27,215
  • One, attached: 886
  • Two: 1,208
  • 3 or 4: 847
  • 5 to 9: 894
  • 10 to 19: 502
  • 20 to 49: 125
  • 50 or more: 747
  • Mobile homes: 1,654

Housing units in Rockdale County with a mortgage: 14,008 (315 second mortgage, 878 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,495

Here:

70.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Rockdale County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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

Earthquake activity:

Rockdale County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 39% greater 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) earthquake occurred 108.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 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 Rockdale County center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 256.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Georgia Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4501, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Georgia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: February 10, 2014 to February 14, 2014, Emergency Declared EM-3368: February 11, 2014, FEMA Id: 3368, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: September 18, 2009 to October 08, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1858: September 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1858, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3218: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3218, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 22, 2000 to February 01, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1311: January 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1311, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Georgia Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: February 14, 1998 to May 11, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1209: March 11, 1998, FEMA Id: 1209, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Georgia Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 05, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1071: October 10, 1995, FEMA Id: 1071, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Georgia Tornadoes, Flooding, Heavy Rain, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 03, 1994 to July 25, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1033: July 07, 1994, FEMA Id: 1033, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Georgia Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3097: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3097, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Georgia Drought, Incident Period: July 20, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3044: July 20, 1977, FEMA Id: 3044, Natural disaster type: Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Rockdale County (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Rockdale

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 33,599 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 5,202 (12.0%)
  • Bus: 31 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 923 (2.1%)
  • Bicycle: 11 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 345 (0.8%)
  • Worked at home: 3,243 (7.5%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • Jamaica (22%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Guyana (4%)
  • Haiti (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (3%)
  • India (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Rockdale County


  • American (9%)
  • Jamaican (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 intellectually disabled

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 $53,881.

11.50% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.50%
Georgia average:

9.49%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.20% relocated from other counties in Georgia ($23,843 average AGI)
3.30% relocated from other states ($12,152 average AGI)
Rockdale County:

3.30%
Georgia average:

3.60%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, GA  2.71% ($33,556 average AGI)
from Newton County, GA  1.68% ($30,250)
from Gwinnett County, GA  0.89% ($34,946)
from Fulton County, GA  0.50% ($43,063)
from Henry County, GA  0.42% ($38,489)
from Clayton County, GA  0.36% ($30,478)
from Walton County, GA  0.28% ($34,944)


10.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,160 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.83%
Georgia average:

9.04%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
8.43% relocated to other counties in Georgia ($31,619 average AGI)
2.40% relocated to other states ($8,541 average AGI)
Rockdale County:

2.40%
Georgia average:

3.12%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Newton County, GA  2.27% ($36,013 average AGI)
to DeKalb County, GA  1.70% ($30,211)
to Gwinnett County, GA  0.85% ($45,060)
to Fulton County, GA  0.71% ($46,423)
to Henry County, GA  0.47% ($46,048)
to Walton County, GA  0.38% ($48,517)
to Cobb County, GA  0.31% ($41,907)

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 2019: 7.4

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 population in Rockdale County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Rockdale County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Rockdale County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockdale County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockdale County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Rockdale County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Rockdale County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 9,106 (7,475 aged, 1,631 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,125 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Rockdale County, Georgia in 1999 - 2019:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (752)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (747)
  • Unspecified dementia (603)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (518)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (468)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (372)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (350)
  • Congestive heart failure (324)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (208)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (144)

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: 1,381
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 651
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11
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: 90,896
  • Male householders: 15,359 (4,432 living alone), Female householders: 17,433 (3,517 living alone)
  • 14,948 spouses (14,692 opposite-sex spouses), 1,841 unmarried partners, (1,717 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 28,316 children (25,183 natural, 1,131 adopted, 2,002 stepchildren), 4,545 grandchildren, 1,375 brothers or sisters, 1,851 parents, 0 foster children, 2,628 other relatives, 1,731 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 869

Size of family households: 9,326 2-persons, 4,182 3-persons, 4,648 4-persons, 2,474 5-persons, 1,545 6-persons, 1,358 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 7,949 1-person, 1,211 2-persons, 99 5-persons.

10,981 married couples with children.
6,577 single-parent households (1,433 men, 5,144 women).

88.1% of residents of Rockdale speak English at home.
8.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (36% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 21% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $224,978,000 ($2,929 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:

7.1
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.3
State:

4.6

Year house built in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • Year house built in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • 1,0072014 or later
  • 4722010 to 2013
  • 6,4032000 to 2009
  • 5,0671990 to 1999
  • 7,7931980 to 1989
  • 6,8601970 to 1979
  • 4,1511960 to 1969
  • 1,3361950 to 1959
  • 01940 to 1949
  • 9891939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1083 rooms
  • 1,0284 rooms
  • 3,3645 rooms
  • 3,6046 rooms
  • 3,6677 rooms
  • 3,3998 rooms
  • 5,3339+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • 4131 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1,0253 rooms
  • 2,3214 rooms
  • 2,8145 rooms
  • 2,4116 rooms
  • 1,2537 rooms
  • 1,0478 rooms
  • 1,0059+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1081 bedroom
  • 2,1592 bedrooms
  • 8,4663 bedrooms
  • 6,9844 bedrooms
  • 2,7865+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Rockdale County, Georgia
  • 413no bedroom
  • 5291 bedroom
  • 3,9172 bedrooms
  • 4,5413 bedrooms
  • 2,1014 bedrooms
  • 7885+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockdale County, Georgia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockdale County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockdale County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 454no vehicle
  • 4,4321 vehicle
  • 8,6612 vehicles
  • 3,7563 vehicles
  • 2,5484 vehicles
  • 6525+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Rockdale County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Rockdale County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 1,359no vehicle
  • 5,9381 vehicle
  • 3,6452 vehicles
  • 9063 vehicles
  • 1834 vehicles
  • 2585+ vehicles

86.4% of Rockdale County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 68% lived in Georgia.

Rockdale County:

86.4%
State average:

84.9%

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

  • This state: 46,014
  • Other state: 33,510
  • Northeast: 7,725
  • Midwest: 4,326
  • South: 18,696
  • West: 2,763
Year householders moved into unit in Rockdale County, GA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Rockdale County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.9%Utility gas
  • 35.6%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.9%Electricity
  • 37.6%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,491
Here:

14.2%
Georgia:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 547
Here:

8.6%
Georgia:

9.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 646
Here:

16.1%
Georgia:

17.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Rockdale County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $34,503,000
    Other: $7,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,710,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,036,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,887,000
    Central Staff Services: $662,000
    Police Protection: $465,000
    Water Utilities: $106,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
    General - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,903,000
    Police Protection: $14,615,000
    Sewerage: $13,172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,085,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,034,000
    General - Other: $6,047,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,902,000
    Financial Administration: $3,208,000
    Regular Highways: $3,183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,570,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,376,000
    Health - Other: $1,301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,192,000
    Libraries: $1,064,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $230,000
    Housing and Community Development: $161,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $755,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,412,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $450,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,861,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,110,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,583,000
    Royalties: $960,000
    Special Assessments: $588,000
    Interest Earnings: $363,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,583,000
    General Public Building: $1,308,000
    Water Utilities: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $487,000
    Sewerage: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    General - Other: $226,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,541,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,163,000
    Highways: $926,000
    General Local Government Support: $791,000
    Housing and Community Development: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,441,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,020,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $982,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $624,000
    Other License: $341,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $106,000
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,238,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,098,000

Rockdale County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $34,503,000
    Other: $7,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,710,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,036,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,887,000
    Central Staff Services: $662,000
    Police Protection: $465,000
    Water Utilities: $106,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
    General - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,903,000
    Police Protection: $14,615,000
    Sewerage: $13,172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,085,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,034,000
    General - Other: $6,047,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,902,000
    Financial Administration: $3,208,000
    Regular Highways: $3,183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,570,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,376,000
    Health - Other: $1,301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,192,000
    Libraries: $1,064,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $230,000
    Housing and Community Development: $161,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $755,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,412,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $450,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,861,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,110,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,583,000
    Royalties: $960,000
    Special Assessments: $588,000
    Interest Earnings: $363,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,583,000
    General Public Building: $1,308,000
    Water Utilities: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $487,000
    Sewerage: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    General - Other: $226,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,541,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,163,000
    Highways: $926,000
    General Local Government Support: $791,000
    Housing and Community Development: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,441,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,020,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $982,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $624,000
    Other License: $341,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $106,000
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,238,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,098,000

Rockdale County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $34,503,000
    Other: $7,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,710,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,036,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,887,000
    Central Staff Services: $662,000
    Police Protection: $465,000
    Water Utilities: $106,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
    General - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,903,000
    Police Protection: $14,615,000
    Sewerage: $13,172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,085,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,034,000
    General - Other: $6,047,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,902,000
    Financial Administration: $3,208,000
    Regular Highways: $3,183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,570,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,376,000
    Health - Other: $1,301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,192,000
    Libraries: $1,064,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $230,000
    Housing and Community Development: $161,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $755,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,412,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $450,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,861,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,110,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,583,000
    Royalties: $960,000
    Special Assessments: $588,000
    Interest Earnings: $363,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,583,000
    General Public Building: $1,308,000
    Water Utilities: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $487,000
    Sewerage: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    General - Other: $226,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,541,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,163,000
    Highways: $926,000
    General Local Government Support: $791,000
    Housing and Community Development: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,441,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,020,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $982,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $624,000
    Other License: $341,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $106,000
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,238,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,098,000

Rockdale County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,329,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $34,503,000
    Other: $7,662,000
    Parks and Recreation: $747,000
    Solid Waste Management: $90,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $11,710,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,036,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,887,000
    Central Staff Services: $662,000
    Police Protection: $465,000
    Water Utilities: $106,000
    Sewerage: $81,000
    General - Other: $34,000
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $17,903,000
    Police Protection: $14,615,000
    Sewerage: $13,172,000
    Local Fire Protection: $11,085,000
    Correctional Institutions: $9,206,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,034,000
    General - Other: $6,047,000
    Central Staff Services: $3,902,000
    Financial Administration: $3,208,000
    Regular Highways: $3,183,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,570,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,376,000
    Health - Other: $1,301,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,192,000
    Libraries: $1,064,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,025,000
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $230,000
    Housing and Community Development: $161,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $755,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,412,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $450,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $178,216,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $163,861,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,355,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $4,110,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,583,000
    Royalties: $960,000
    Special Assessments: $588,000
    Interest Earnings: $363,000
    Sale of Property: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,583,000
    General Public Building: $1,308,000
    Water Utilities: $664,000
    Central Staff Services: $487,000
    Sewerage: $421,000
    Parks and Recreation: $245,000
    General - Other: $226,000
    Regular Highways: $222,000
    Police Protection: $171,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $54,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $41,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,282,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,541,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,910,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,163,000
    Highways: $926,000
    General Local Government Support: $791,000
    Housing and Community Development: $48,000
  • Tax - Property: $33,441,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,020,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $982,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $624,000
    Other License: $341,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $106,000
    Other Selective Sales: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $33,238,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,098,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,198
  • Number of aged recipients: 151
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,047
  • Number of recipients under 18: 258
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 693
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 247
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 388
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 569
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 in Rockdale, GA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rockdale, GA - 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

Rockdale County on our top lists:

  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"