Rockwood CDP, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Rockwood CDP, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Rockwood Census Designated Place had a population of 8,753 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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Rockwood CDP, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,753
Population in Households 8,735
Population in Familes 7,511
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 1,640
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $76,645
Average Household Income $98,904
Per Capita Income $38,111


Total Housing Units 3,539 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,053 (86.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 343 ( 9.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $226,140
Average Home Value $269,890


Total Households 3,395
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,536
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.46% 0.69%
Households 0.4% 0.65%
Families 0.38% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.88%

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, 2018 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 # 136 77th
Population Density # 163 73rd
Diversity Index # 156 74th
Median Household Income # 154 74th
Per Capita Income # 139 77th

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