The City of Rockland had a population of 7,471 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Rockland is located at latitude 44.1239 and longitude -69.1305 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rockland (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.84 sq. miles and a water area of 2.23 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 30 feet.
The City of Rockland (GNIS ID: 582698) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rockland: Catawamteak, East Thomaston, Lermond's Cove, Shore Village.
|Population in Households||7,227|
|Population in Familes||4,816|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||244|
|Average Household Size||2.03|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||4,115 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,808 (43.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,754 (42.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||553 (13.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$177,465|
|Average Home Value||$213,385|
|Median Household Income||$35,318|
|Average Household Income||$50,717|
|Per Capita Income||$24,884|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.5%|
|Per Capita Income||1.74%|
The table below compares Rockland to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine 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.
|Total Population||# 22||84th|
|Population Density1||# 51||62nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 40||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 96||27th|
|Per Capita Income||# 64||52nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.