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South Rockwood, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of South Rockwood had a population of 1,807 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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South Rockwood, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,807
Daytime Population: Workers 199
Daytime Population: Residents 967
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,166
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 1,807
Population in Familes 1,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 548
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $57,021
Average Household Income $67,820
Per Capita Income $28,125


Total Housing Units 801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 450 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $133,239
Average Home Value $160,698


Total Households 743
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 483
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.12% -0.06%
Households 0.34% 0.08%
Families -0.03% -0.04%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

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, 2017 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 # 319 54th
Population Density # 497 28th
Diversity Index # 292 58th
Median Household Income # 139 80th
Per Capita Income # 192 72nd

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