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People

Total Population 5,507
Male Share of the Population 48.3%
Female Share of the Population 51.7%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,193
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 46.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,209
% Above Poverty Level 82.6%
% Below Poverty Level 17.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.5%
Median Gross Rent $680
Median House Value $64,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.2%
Irish 11.2%

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

Rockdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles SE of Temple, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles NE of Austin, Texas
County Milam
Standard Zip Codes 76567
Phone Area Codes 512
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.655
Longitude -97.001

Rockdale 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 CAMERON
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 74 to 96 F
Oct Temp 59 to 82 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Station GRANGER DAM
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 32.9 inches
Station TAYLOR
Distance 25.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 54 to 79 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 81 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Minerva (76567)

Praesel (76567)

Salty (76567)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buckholts 471 $27,115
Cameron 5,448 $52,179
Cross Roads 1,016 $125,156

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

Rockdale Public Libraries

Library
Lucy Hill Patterson Memorial Library
201 ACKERMAN ST
Rockdale, Texas
(512) 446-3410
Library Web Site

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Rockdale High Schools

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ROCKDALE H S
520 DAVILLA
512-430-6140
Serves 528 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

ROCKDALE REGIONAL JUVENILE JUSTICE
520 DAVILLA
512-430-6140
A Non-traditional School
Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 25

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