Rockdale, TX Population

Population: 5,439. Estimated population in July 2020: 6,048 (+11.2% change)
Males: 2,567 (47.2%), Females: 2,872 (52.8%)

Zip code: 76567

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $34,612
Median house value: $46,300

Races in Rockdale:

  • White Non-Hispanic (62.8%)
  • Hispanic (21.9%)
  • Black (14.3%)
  • Other race (12.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (13.7%), German (11.7%), Irish (8.2%), English (8.1%), Scottish (2.9%), Czech (2.2%).

Land area: 3.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rockdale

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockdale city

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

5.6% Foreign born (4.4% Latin America, 0.6% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -183 (-3.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Rockdale:

  • RICHARDS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1700 BRAZOS ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rockdale:

  • CENTRAL TEXAS HOSP (about 14 miles; CAMERON, TX)
  • BURLESON ST JOSEPH HEALTH CENTER (about 26 miles; CALDWELL, TX)
  • JOHNS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; TAYLOR, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockdale:

  • DRAUGHON-MILLER CENTRAL TEXAS REGIONAL (about 44 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Abbreviation: TPL)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 46 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
  • KILLEEN MUNI (about 56 miles; KILLEEN, TX; Abbreviation: ILE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rockdale:

  • H H COFFIELD REGIONAL (about 4 miles; ROCKDALE, TX; Abbreviation: RCK)
  • CAMERON MUNI AIRPARK (about 15 miles; CAMERON, TX; Abbreviation: T35)
  • CALDWELL MUNI (about 24 miles; CALDWELL, TX; Abbreviation: 14R)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockdale:

  • TEMPLE COLLEGE (about 39 miles; TEMPLE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,054)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR (about 44 miles; BELTON, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,257)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)
  • BLINN COLLEGE (about 53 miles; BRENHAM, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,448)
  • AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 54 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 12,819)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN (about 57 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 46,503)
  • SAINT EDWARD’S UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; AUSTIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,870)

Schools

Public high school in Rockdale:

  • ROCKDALE H S (Students: 528; Location: 520 DAVILLA; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Rockdale:

  • ROCKDALE EL (Students: 922; Location: 520 DAVILLA; Grades: PK – 05)
  • ROCKDALE J H (Students: 407; Location: 520 DAVILLA; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • ROCKDALE REGIONAL JUVENILE JUSTICE (Students: 25; Location: 520 DAVILLA; Grades: 05 – 12)
Private primary/middle school in Rockdale:

  • NEW LIFE IN CHRIST CHRIS ACAD (Students: 6; Location: 115 WEST CAMERON PO BOX 663; Grades: PK – 6)

Libraries

Library in Rockdale:

  • LUCY HILL PATTERSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $94,868; Location: 201 ACKERMAN ST; 28,396 books; 945 audio materials; 336 video materials; 14 serial subscriptions)