Rock Creek, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rock Creek, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Rock Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 1,485 as of July 1, 2017. Rock Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rock Creek is located at latitude 33.4772 and longitude -87.0812 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Rock Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 587 feet.

The Rock Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403485) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Rock Creek Census Designated Place is located within Concord-Rock Creek Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rock Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Rock Creek, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,485
Daytime Population: Workers 81
Daytime Population: Residents 760
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 841
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 1,485
Population in Familes 1,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 492
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $57,704
Average Household Income $71,553
Per Capita Income $27,516


Total Housing Units 626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 506 (80.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $138,542
Average Home Value $145,347


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 456
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.27% 0.31%
Households 0.31% 0.34%
Families 0.28% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.23%

Rock Creek, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rock Creek to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 258 56th
Population Density # 141 76th
Diversity Index # 575 1st
Median Household Income # 55 91st
Per Capita Income # 63 89th

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