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People

Total Population 3,227
Male Share of the Population 51%
Female Share of the Population 49%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,573
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 50.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,300
% Above Poverty Level 90.5%
% Below Poverty Level 9.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.3%
Median Gross Rent $714
Median House Value $112,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15%
US/American 0%
English 11%
Irish 15%

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

Rockwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles S of Taylor, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 20 miles SW of Detroit, Michigan
County Wayne
Standard Zip Codes 48173
Phone Area Codes 734
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.07
Longitude -83.246

Rockwood 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 DETROIT METRO AP
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 58 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 43 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
Station MONROE
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station DETROIT CITY AP
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 59 F
Jul Temp 66 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 0 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Rockwood, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Brownstown (48173)

Brownstown Township (48173)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Carleton 2,447 $62,723
Flat Rock 9,879 $69,611
Gibraltar 4,566 $71,875
South Rockwood 1,978 $68,971
Trenton 18,522 $75,424

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

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Rockwood High Schools

DOWNRIVER HIGH SCHOOL
33211 MCCANN ROAD
734-379-4704
A Non-traditional School
Serves 24 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.8

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