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People

Total Population 4,197
Male Share of the Population 43.2%
Female Share of the Population 56.8%
Senior Citizens 18.8%
Employed Population 16+ 1,673
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 38.5%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,263
% Above Poverty Level 77%
% Below Poverty Level 23%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36%
Median Gross Rent $682
Median House Value $89,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.6%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 9.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Rockmart Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles W of Marietta, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 41 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Polk
Standard Zip Codes 30153
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.002
Longitude -85.041

Rockmart Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CEDARTOWN 3 NE
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.7 inches
Station CARROLLTON
Distance 27.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53 inches
Station CALHOUN EXP STATION
Distance 33.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aragon 977 $37,396
Buchanan 1,260 $27,132
Cedartown 9,781 $38,616
Dallas 12,363 $56,454
Euharlee 4,182 $60,272
Taylorsville 222 $64,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Rockmart High Schools

ROCKMART HIGH SCHOOL
990 CARTERSVILLE HIGHWAY
770-684-5432
Serves 786 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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