Rockdale, TX Demographics

The total population of Rockdale is estimated to be 5,424 with 2,574 males (47.46%) and 2,850 females (52.54%). There are 276 more females than males in Rockdale.
The median household income in Rockdale was $41,762 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 1,366(3.38%) from $40,396 in 2020. This income is 55.98% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Rockdale sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $65,773. Overall, the median household income for the city of Rockdale stands at $41,762.
In Rockdale, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $29,062 for males and $25,201 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $38,218 for males and $31,566 for females.
In Rockdale, there are just two different racial groups among households. Among these, Black or African American households report a median household income of $78,048, while White households have a median household income of $45,480.
In 2022, the population of Rockdale was 5,529, a 1.45% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Rockdale's population was 5,450, an increase of 2.25% compared to a population of 5,330 in 2020.
The median age in Rockdale, TX is 37.9, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.73% were under the age of 15, 22.24% aged 15 to 29, 42.53% aged 30 to 64, 13.70% aged 65 to 84, and 1.80% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Rockdale population: 78.15% are White, 13.69% are Black or African American, 0.30% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.82% are Asian, 1.04% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.51% are some other race and 2.49% are multiracial.