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    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    D-
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    C
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    B+
Rockdale is a neighborhood in Atlanta, Georgia with a population of 1,562. Rockdale is in Fulton County. Living in Rockdale offers residents a suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Rockdale there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Rockdale and residents tend to be liberal.
About Rockdale...
Population
1,562

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$206,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$787
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    77%
  • Own
    23%
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Rockdale Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    64
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    191
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    64
    500
  • Theft
    1,658
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    255
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$27,981
National
$55,322
Children
10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    36%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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