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Rockwood is a city in Wayne County, in the Detroit metro area.

The latitude of Rockwood is 42.070N. The longitude is -83.246W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,493.


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Median household income
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$55,987
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rockwood demographic reports
Rockwood is on the Huron River
Former and merged names include:
· Huron Station
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Erie Metropark
Historic sites and museums: Lake Erie Marshlands Museum and Nature Center

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20% of Rockwood residents report German ancestry, and 12% 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 $23,563, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Rockwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rockwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $499.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,082.


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Wayne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockwood political report.

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The average commute time for Rockwood workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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