Rockwood, Michigan facts for kids
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|City of Rockwood|
Rockwood City Hall and Fire Department
Location within Wayne County
|• City||2.70 sq mi (7.00 km2)|
|• Land||2.52 sq mi (6.53 km2)|
|• Water||0.18 sq mi (0.47 km2)|
|Elevation||584 ft (178 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||1,252.18/sq mi (483.52/km2)|
|• Metro||4,285,832 (Metro Detroit)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0636095|
Rockwood is a city in southeastern Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 3,289 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.65 square miles (6.86 km2), of which 2.52 square miles (6.53 km2) is land and 0.13 square miles (0.34 km2) is water.
National Register of Historic Places
- Detroit River Light Station, one of the U.S. Coast Guard Lighthouses and Light Stations on the Great Lakes TR.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,289 people, 1,295 households, and 900 families living in the city. The population density was 1,305.2 inhabitants per square mile (503.9/km2). There were 1,387 housing units at an average density of 550.4 per square mile (212.5/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.6% White, 1.7% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.9% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.7% of the population.
There were 1,295 households, of which 32.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.04.
The median age in the city was 40.9 years. 23% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.7% were from 25 to 44; 31.8% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
Rockwood is in the Gibraltar School District.