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Rockwood is a borough in Somerset County, in the Johnstown metro area.
The latitude of Rockwood is 39.915N. The longitude is -79.152W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,841 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 947.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Somerset County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Johnstown area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15557 ZIP code.
41% of Rockwood residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockwood was $13,687, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Rockwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rockwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $276. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $687.
Somerset County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockwood political report.
The average commute time for Rockwood workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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