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South Rockwood, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of South Rockwood is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monroe County at latitude 42.0604 and longitude -83.2715. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of South Rockwood, but most people and references simply refer to it as South Rockwood, Michigan.

The P1 Census Class Code for South Rockwood indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of South Rockwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

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South Rockwood, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,697
Population in Households 1,697
Population in Familes 1,343
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 723
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 708
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 461
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 759 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 281 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $127,632
Average Home Value $135,974


Median Household Income $53,199
Average Household Income $63,461
Per Capita Income $26,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.31% 0.07%
Households 0.71% 0.28%
Families 0.41% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.


South Rockwood, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Rockwood to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 333 52nd
Population Density1 # 428 38th
Diversity Index2 # 286 59th
Median Household Income # 134 81st
Per Capita Income # 169 76th

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