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Rockmart, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Rockmart had a population of 4,365 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rockmart is located at latitude 34.0101 and longitude -85.0477 in Polk County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockmart (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Polk County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 781 feet.

The City of Rockmart (GNIS ID: 2404639) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Rockmart is located within Rockmart Division of Polk County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockmart population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockmart: Rock Market, Rock Mart.


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City of Rockmart, GA Boundary Map



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Rockmart, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,365
Population in Households 4,365
Population in Familes 3,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 774
Diversity Index2 43
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,707
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 1,154
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,956 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 915 (46.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 792 (40.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 249 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $85,777
Average Home Value $110,749
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,238
Average Household Income $48,118
Per Capita Income $18,582
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.37%
Households 0.49% 0.3%
Families 0.77% 0.21%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.41%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rockmart, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockmart to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 175 72nd
Population Density1 # 219 65th
Diversity Index2 # 429 31st
Median Household Income # 405 35th
Per Capita Income # 371 41st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.