Rockwood Roane County, Tennessee

Rockwood: City in Tennessee, United States

About

Rockwood is a city located in the county of Roane in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,562 and a population density of 266 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,459 inhabitants.

The city was created 154 years ago in 1867.

Rockwood Quick Facts

Population : 5,459 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Tennessee (United States)
County : Roane County
Postal code : 37854
Phone Area Codes : 865
Area : 20.89 km2
Altitude : 892 feet / 272 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (154 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 12:20:47 (17th January 2022)
Density : 261 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.89% (2010-2020)
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Location of Rockwood on Tennessee map.
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Geography

Rockwood is located at 35°51'56"N 84°41'6"W (35.8656300, -84.6849400).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Rockwood decreased by 1.89% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,562 - census
2011 5,548 -0.25% estimation process
2012 5,499 -0.89% estimation process
2013 5,452 -0.86% estimation process
2014 5,418 -0.63% estimation process
2015 5,398 -0.37% estimation process
2016 5,409 0.2% estimation process
2017 5,416 0.13% estimation process
2018 5,442 0.48% estimation process
2019 5,425 -0.31% estimation process
2020 5,459 0.62% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 42,160
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 41,980
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.4%
April 1, 2020 Population : 40,501
April 1, 2010 Population : 42,034
People under 5 years old, percentage : 1.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People over 65 (%) : 6.2%
Female persons, % : 46.5%
White only, percent : 82.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 10.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 78.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 643
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 15.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 25.4%

Rockwood zip code is 37854. County name: Roane, County fips: 47145

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 25.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $312,400
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,859
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $699
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,054
2015-2019 Households : 12,468
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.41
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 48.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 97.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 70.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 4.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.0%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 125,973
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 396,502
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 299,442
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,132
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,005
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,084
Percentage of people living in poverty : 44.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,942
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,055
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 450
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 168
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,472
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 109
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,550
2010 population per square mile : 9,223.2
2010 land area in square miles : 4.56

People born in Rockwood (3)

People born in Rockwood, including college basketball coach C. M. Newton, film producer Christian H. Cooper, martial artist Harold G. Long, .

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Schools in Rockwood

College & universities near Rockwood, TN

Code Name City ZIP
221397 Roane State Community College Harriman (TN) 37748

Post offices near Rockwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
Rockwood Post Office Rockwood (TN) 37854

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Roane County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Roane County , TN.

City Name Population Title
Harriman 6,182 City in Tennessee
Kingston 5,956 City in Roane County, Tennessee, United States
Oliver Springs 3,439 Town of the United States
Midtown 1,360 Neighborhood in Manhattan in New York City

Distance to Other Cities

Rockwood distances to largest Tennessee cities