Rockdale County, GeorgiaRockdale County is a county located in the U.S. State of Georgia. As of 2000, the population is 70,111. The county's county seat is Conyers, Georgia6.
This county is a part of the Atlanta Metropolitan Area.
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Geography\nAccording to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 342 km² (132 mi²). 338 km² (131 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.14% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2 of 2000, there are 70,111 people, 24,052 households, and 18,880 families residing in the county. The population density is 207/km² (537/mi²). There are 25,082 housing units at an average density of 74/km² (192/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 75.74% White, 18.22% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.91% Asian, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 2.53% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. 5.96% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 24,052 households out of which 39.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.60% are married couples living together, 12.40% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.50% are non-families. 16.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.87 and the average family size is 3.20.
In the county the population is spread out with 27.50% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 30.50% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 9.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 98.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.40 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $53,599, and the median income for a family is $60,065. Males have a median income of $41,087 versus $29,189 for females. The per capita income for the county is $22,300. 8.20% of the population and 5.70% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.00% are under the age of 18 and 7.70% are 65 or older.
Cities and towns\n*Conyers\n*Lakeview Estates