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Rockville, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Rockville Census Designated Place had a population of 7,728 as of July 1, 2016. Rockville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Connecticut. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rockville is located at latitude 41.8667 and longitude -72.4525 in Tolland County. The formal boundaries for the Rockville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Tolland County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Rockville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377857) 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.

The Rockville Census Designated Place is located within Town of Vernon, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tolland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rockville 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 Rockville: Rock, Rock Factory, Rock Village, The Loom City.

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Rockville, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,728
Population in Households 7,656
Population in Familes 5,151
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density1 4,571
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 3,403
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,721
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 994 (25.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,409 (62.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 464 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $169,109
Average Home Value $198,844


Median Household Income $40,182
Average Household Income $52,370
Per Capita Income $23,483
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.28%
Households 0.53% 0.28%
Families 0.38% 0.2%
Median Household Income   -0.37%
Per Capita Income   0.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Rockville, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockville to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 46 68th
Population Density1 # 12 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 22 85th
Median Household Income # 136 5th
Per Capita Income # 131 8th

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