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Rockwood is a city in Roane County, in the Harriman metro area.
One tradition says the community was named for Major W.O. Rockwood; another says it is named for W.E. Rockwood, who helped finance a local iron company
The latitude of Rockwood is 35.865N. The longitude is -84.685W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 5,389.
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6% of Rockwood residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $13,106, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% 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 $243. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $674.
Libraries in Rockwood include Rockwood Public Library ... View libraries
Roane County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockwood political report.
The average commute time for Rockwood workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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