The Rock, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Rock, Georgia - Basic Facts

The The Rock Census Designated Place had a population of 158 as of July 1, 2016. The Rock ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for The Rock is located at latitude 32.9607 and longitude -84.2392 in Upson County. The formal boundaries for the The Rock Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Upson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 823 feet.

The The Rock Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583407) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The The Rock Census Designated Place is located within The Rock-Yatesville Division of Upson County.

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

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


Total Population 158
Population in Households 158
Population in Familes 133
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 59
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (22.4%)
Median Home Value $142,857
Average Home Value $174,432


Median Household Income $42,182
Average Household Income $55,157
Per Capita Income $20,856
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.34%
Families -0.38% -0.48%
Median Household Income   3.46%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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 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 # 585 7th
Population Density1 # 620 1st
Diversity Index2 # 534 15th
Median Household Income # 227 64th
Per Capita Income # 227 64th

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