Rockdale County

Rockdale County, Georgia

922 Court St
Conyers, GA 30012
Phone: (770) 929-4021
www.rockdalecounty.org

In central GA, southeast of Atlanta; organized Oct 18, 1870 from Henry and Newton counties. Name Origin: For the Rockdale Church, which was named for the underlying bed of granite in this part of the state

Area (sq mi):: 132.13 (land 130.63; water 1.50) Population per square mile: 601.30
Population 2005: 78,545 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 12.00%; 1990-2000 29.60% Population 2000: 70,111 (White 72.70%; Black or African American 18.20%; Hispanic or Latino 6.00%; Asian 1.90%; Other 4.20%). Foreign born: 7.60%. Median age: 35.40
Income 2000: per capita $22,300; median household $53,599; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,825-$28,343
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.10% Median travel time to work: 29.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Conyers County seat (12,147)

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