Rockdale County is located in north-central Georgia. The County Seat is Conyers and the largest city is Conyers. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.rockdalecounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 87,754 and the 2010 census population was 85,215. The land area is 129.79 square miles and there are 656.5 persons per square mile.
45.9% of the population is White, 49.5% is Black or African American, 10.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 2% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2% is two or more races. 86.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 26% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $149,900, there are 29,317 households, an average of 2.89 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,461, the median household income is $52,579, and 14.7% of the persons in Rockdale County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,647. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,450,095, and sales per capita were $17,720. The percentage of black-owned firms is 34.8%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.1%.
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