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South Rockwood, Michigan
Village
Village of South Rockwood
South Rockwood Village Hall
South Rockwood Village Hall
Location within Monroe County
Location within Monroe County
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Coordinates: 42°03′50″N 83°15′40″W / 42.06389°N 83.26111°W / 42.06389; -83.26111Coordinates: 42°03′50″N 83°15′40″W / 42.06389°N 83.26111°W / 42.06389; -83.26111
Country United States
State Michigan
County Monroe
Township Berlin
Founded 1863
Incorporated 1955
Government
 • Type Village council
Area
 • Total 3.33 sq mi (8.64 km2)
 • Land 3.27 sq mi (8.48 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation
587 ft (179 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,675
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,657
 • Density 505.95/sq mi (195.36/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code(s)
48179
Area code(s) 734
FIPS code 26-75280
GNIS feature ID 0638409

South Rockwood is a village in Monroe County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 1,675 at the 2010 census. The village is within Berlin Charter Township.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 2.46 square miles (6.37 km2), of which 2.35 square miles (6.09 km2) is land and 0.11 square miles (0.28 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 251
1960 1,337
1970 1,477 10.5%
1980 1,353 −8.4%
1990 1,221 −9.8%
2000 1,284 5.2%
2010 1,675 30.5%
2019 (est.) 1,657 −1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,675 people, 687 households, and 453 families living in the village. The population density was 712.8 inhabitants per square mile (275.2/km2). There were 734 housing units at an average density of 312.3 per square mile (120.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.4% White, 2.3% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.1% of the population.

There were 687 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.4% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 34.1% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.95.

The median age in the village was 38.9 years. 20.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 29% were from 25 to 44; 31.1% were from 45 to 64; and 10.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.7% male and 49.3% female.

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