Rockmart is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,300 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rockmart is the 168th largest community in Georgia.
Rockmart is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rockmart is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockmart who work in food service (12.53%), sales jobs (11.27%), and business and financial occupations (10.13%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Rockmart has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Rockmart has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Rockmart than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Rockmart may be for you.
One downside of living in Rockmart, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.36 minutes every day commuting to work.
Rockmart is very much a car-oriented city. This is because the population of Rockmart isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 0.97% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small city, Rockmart doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Rockmart with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.97% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rockmart in 2010 was $20,042, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $80,168 for a family of four. However, Rockmart contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rockmart is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rockmart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockmart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockmart include English, Dutch, German, and French .
The most common language spoken in Rockmart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Hindi and Japanese.