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Rock Creek, Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
 • Total 3.02 sq mi (7.81 km2)
 • Land 3.02 sq mi (7.81 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
587 ft (179 m)
 • Total 1,471
 • Density 487.73/sq mi (188.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 01-65412
GNIS feature ID 1852798

Rock Creek is a census-designated place in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. Its location is northwest of Hueytown. At the 2020 census, the population was 1,471. This area was damaged by an F5 tornado on April 8, 1998. An EF2 tornado struck northwest from here on January 23, 2012.


Rock Creek is located at 33°28′33″N 87°4′44″W / 33.47583°N 87.07889°W / 33.47583; -87.07889 (33.475884, -87.079003).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.0 square miles (7.8 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 1,495
2010 1,456 −2.6%
2020 1,471 1.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,456 people, 576 households, and 447 families living in the CDP. The population density was 490 people per square mile (190/km2). There were 615 housing units at an average density of 205 per square mile (79/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.5% White, 0.8% Black or African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.0% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. 0.0% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 576 households, out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.4% were non-families. 19.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 20.5% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,370, and the median income for a family was $44,321. Males had a median income of $44,500 versus $38,244 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,878. About 8.4% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 0% of those age 65 or over.

2020 census

Rock Creek racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 1,350 91.77%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 31 2.11%
Pacific Islander 2 0.14%
Other/Mixed 67 4.55%
Hispanic or Latino 21 1.43%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 1,471 people, 645 households, and 443 families residing in the CDP.

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