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South Rockwood, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of South Rockwood had a population of 1,705 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for South Rockwood is located at latitude 42.0604 and longitude -83.2715 in Monroe County. 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. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 587 feet.

The Village of South Rockwood (GNIS ID: 2399855) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of South Rockwood is located within Charter Township of Berlin, a minor civil division (MCD) of Monroe County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with South Rockwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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South Rockwood, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,705
Population in Households 1,705
Population in Familes 1,345
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 726
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 713
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 463
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 427 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 285 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $132,738
Average Home Value $141,530


Median Household Income $53,393
Average Household Income $61,315
Per Capita Income $25,489
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.07%
Households 0.71% 0.22%
Families 0.42% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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, 2015 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 # 430 38th
Diversity Index2 # 287 59th
Median Household Income # 161 77th
Per Capita Income # 209 70th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Michigan Census Data Comparison Tool.