Rockwood is a tiny borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 828 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rockwood is the 817th largest community in Pennsylvania. Rockwood has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.
Rockwood is a blue-collar town, with 35.49% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Rockwood is a borough of service providers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockwood who work in food service (12.68%), management occupations (9.86%), and office and administrative support (8.17%).
Rockwood’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
As is often the case in a small borough, Rockwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Rockwood with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.83% of adults in Rockwood have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Rockwood in 2010 was $24,267, which is lower middle income relative to Pennsylvania, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,068 for a family of four. However, Rockwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Rockwood include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Rockwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.