The Rock, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Rock is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the The Rock Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Upson County at latitude 32.964 and longitude -84.241. Upson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The formal boundaries for the The Rock Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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The Rock, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 163
Population in Households 163
Population in Familes 137
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $129,891


Median Household Income $51,902
Average Household Income $60,113
Per Capita Income $22,779
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 0.44% 0.0%
Households 0.4% 0.33%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.

The Rock, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares The Rock to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 579 7th
Population Density1 # 616 1st
Diversity Index2 # 527 16th
Median Household Income # 105 83rd
Per Capita Income # 124 80th

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