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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    The Rockdale County (Ga.) Juvenile Court was recently awarded $150,000 by Georgia's Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to fund a home-based juvenile treatment program, according to the Juvenile Justice Information Exchange.
    Hicks Elementary School in Conyers, Ga., which is part of the Rockdale County Public Schools.
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    The money will fund new facilities in Newton County and the city of Decatur as well as the expansion of the Rockdale Career Academy in Rockdale County. DeKalb Tech administrators are pleased by the funding, which will allow the college to serve more students.
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