Rockwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 5,425 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rockwood is the 112th largest community in Tennessee.
Unlike some cities, Rockwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rockwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rockwood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockwood who work in sales jobs (16.74%), office and administrative support (12.46%), and food service (8.75%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Rockwood is worth considering.
Being a small city, Rockwood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In Rockwood, just 6.06% 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 $16,596, which is lower middle income relative to Tennessee, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $66,384 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockwood include German, English, Welsh, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Rockwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Vietnamese.