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Rockdale, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Rockdale had a population of 2,016 as of July 1, 2016. Rockdale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockdale is located at latitude 41.5058 and longitude -88.1181 in Will County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Rockdale (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Will County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 551 feet.

The Village of Rockdale (GNIS ID: 2399104) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Rockdale is located within Township of Joliet, a minor civil division (MCD) of Will County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Rockdale, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,016
Population in Households 2,016
Population in Familes 1,509
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,537
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 811
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 391 (44.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 419 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $134,888
Average Home Value $136,637


Median Household Income $49,714
Average Household Income $59,967
Per Capita Income $24,226
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.3%
Households 0.36% 0.29%
Families -0.1% 0.13%
Median Household Income   0.11%
Per Capita Income   0.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rockdale, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockdale to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 513 63rd
Population Density1 # 178 87th
Diversity Index2 # 55 96th
Median Household Income # 788 42nd
Per Capita Income # 845 38th

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