Rockwell demographics profile

StatisticRockwellNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,10618191
Median age44.538.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%43%43%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%
Rockwell, NC has a population of 1,891 and is the 11,355th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,106 per sq mi which is 511% higher than the North Carolina average and 1121% higher than the national average. The median age in Rockwell is 45 which is approximately 16% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Rockwell, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 69% of Rockwell residents were born in North Carolina, 30% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Rockwell is 511% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Rockwell is 16% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Rockwell 96.25% of the population is White.
  • In Rockwell 1.11% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Rockwell 0.26% of the population is Asian.

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Rockwell population breakdown by race

RaceRockwellNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American1.11%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.32%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race0.58%2.45%3.06%
Other race1.48%3.01%4.75%
In Rockwell, 1.7% 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.

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