Rockwood CDP, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rockwood CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Rockwood Census Designated Place had a population of 8,766 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Rockwood CDP is located at latitude 37.4628 and longitude -77.5728 in Chesterfield County. The formal boundaries for the Rockwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles.

The Rockwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584911) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockwood CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rockwood CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,766
Daytime Population: Workers 952
Daytime Population: Residents 4,152
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,104
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 8,748
Population in Familes 7,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 1,642
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $75,533
Average Household Income $95,640
Per Capita Income $36,721


Total Housing Units 3,528 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,968 (84.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 424 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $220,610
Average Home Value $263,288


Total Households 3,392
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,534
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.82%
Households 0.45% 0.74%
Families 0.43% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

Rockwood CDP, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockwood CDP to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 133 78th
Population Density # 163 73rd
Diversity Index # 156 74th
Median Household Income # 150 75th
Per Capita Income # 135 77th

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