Population density (sq mi)1,5593,420187
Median age38.933.536.2
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%54%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%43%45%
Speak Englishn/a90%86%
Speak Spanishn/a4%8%

Key findings

  • The population density in Rockdale is 54% lower than Atlanta
  • The median age in Rockdale is 16% higher than Atlanta
  • In Rockdale 46.19% of the population is White
  • In Rockdale 48.84% of the population is Black
  • In Rockdale 1.91% of the population is Asian

Compare Atlanta, GA Demographics


      Rockdale population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.17%0.29%0.29%
      Native Hawaiian0.05%0.04%0.05%
      Mixed race2.00%2.20%2.20%
      Other race0.84%1.05%2.79%
      In Rockdale, 4.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Rockdale age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Rockdale, Atlanta, GA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).