Rockwood, PA Population

Population: 954. Estimated population in July 2020: 933 (-2.2% change)
Males: 458 (48.0%), Females: 496 (52.0%)

Zip code: 15557

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $25,139
Median house value: $60,300

Races in Rockwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.6%)

Ancestries: German (37.6%), United States (10.4%), Irish (8.9%), Italian (6.5%), English (5.9%), Dutch (4.7%).

Land area: 0.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Rockwood

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockwood borough

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Rockwood:

  • SOMERSET COMM HOSP (about 9 miles; SOMERSET, PA)
  • MEYERSDALE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; MYERSDALE, PA)
  • FRICK HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; MOUNT PLEASANT, PA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rockwood:

  • ARNOLD PALMER REGIONAL (about 30 miles; LATROBE, PA; Abbreviation: LBE)
  • JOHN MURTHA JOHNSTOWN-CAMBRIA CO (about 35 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Abbreviation: JST)
  • MORGANTOWN MUNI-WALTER L. BILL HART FLD (about 56 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Abbreviation: MGW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rockwood:

  • SEVEN SPRINGS (about 13 miles; SEVEN SPRINGS BOROUGH, PA; Abbreviation: 7SP)
  • SOMERSET COUNTY (about 14 miles; SOMERSET, PA; Abbreviation: 2G9)
  • INDIAN LAKE (about 25 miles; CENTRAL CITY, PA; Abbreviation: 5G2)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockwood:

  • FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; FROSTBURG, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,672)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH-JOHNSTOWN (about 33 miles; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,851)
  • WESTMORELAND COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; YOUNGWOOD, PA; Full-time enrollment: 3,223)
  • INDIANA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 50 miles; INDIANA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 12,307)
  • CALIFORNIA UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 52 miles; CALIFORNIA, PA; Full-time enrollment: 5,183)
  • WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; MORGANTOWN, WV; Full-time enrollment: 19,666)
  • CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; PITTSBURGH, PA; Full-time enrollment: 7,903)

Schools

Public high school in Rockwood:

  • ROCKWOOD AREA JSHS (Students: 434; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Rockwood:

  • ROCKWOOD AREA EL SCH (Students: 325; Grades: KG – 06)

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