Rockwood is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 854 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rockwood is the 817th largest community in Pennsylvania. Rockwood has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.
When you are in Rockwood, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.06% of Rockwood’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rockwood is a borough of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockwood who work in office and administrative support (11.72%), food service (10.35%), and management occupations (9.26%).
Being a small borough, Rockwood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Rockwood, just 9.28% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Rockwood in 2010 was $20,490, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,960 for a family of four.
The people who call Rockwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Rockwood include Irish, Italian, Dutch, and English.
The most common language spoken in Rockwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include West Germanic languages and Spanish.