rocky mount Demographics

Educational Attainment

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 1,875 6.5 % 6.3 %
High School Graduate 11,806 41.1 % 32.2 %
Some College 7,923 27.6 % 24.4 %
Bachelor’s Degree 4,703 16.4 % 22.9 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,443 8.5 % 14.1 %
High School Graduate or Higher 23,834 82.9 % 87.5 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 5,664 19.7 % 19.7 %

Age Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 56,175 - -
19 years old and under 15,899 28.3 % 25.5 %
20 to 44 years old 17,273 30.7 % 12.6 %
45 to 64 years old 14,447 25.7 % 12.8 %
65 years old and older 8,556 15.2 % 1.9 %

Language Spoken at Home

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 49,501 96.1 % 84.4 %
Spanish 1,582 3.1 % 14.4 %
Other Languages 407 0 % 0 %

Marital Status

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 9,239 42.3 % 33.6 %
Married 8,023 36.7 % 50.4 %
Separated 1,194 5.5 % 2.5 %
Divorced 3,409 15.6 % 13.4 %

Census Housing Report

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 26,405 - -
Occupied Housing Units 21,956 83.2 % 87.6 %
Vacant Housing Units 4,449 16.8 % 12.4 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,496 62.5 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 952 3.6 % 5.9 %
2-Units 2,153 8.2 % 3.6 %
3 to 4 Units 1,634 6.2 % 4.4 %
5 to 9 Units 2,075 7.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 596 2.3 % 4.4 %
20 or More Units 628 2.4 % 9.0 %
Mobile Homes 1,864 7.1 % 6.2 %
Boat, RV, or Van 7 0.0 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,950 15.0 % 13.9 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,863 18.4 % 13.5 %
Built 1970 to 1979 5,000 18.9 % 15.3 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,499 9.5 % 10.7 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,603 17.4 % 15.5 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 2,225 8.4 % 12.8 %
Electric 12,770 48.4 % 33.9 %
Oil / Kerosene 210 0.8 % 4.2 %
Natural Gas 8,018 30.4 % 42.1 %
Tank or LP Gas 781 3.0 % 4.1 %
Wood 149 0.6 % 1.6 %
Solar 8 0.0 % 0.1 %
None 20 0.1 % 1.0 %

Racial Breakdown

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 17,113 31.4 % 75.1 %
African-American 35,248 64.7 % 13.1 %
Native American 237 0.4 % 0.9 %
Asian 778 1.4 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 1,071 2.0 % 5.2 %

Economic Statistics

Demographics Row Description Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 35,918 57,617
Median Family Income 43,492 71,062
Median Per Capita Income 20,053 31,128

Weather

  • Chance of Sunshine 63.33 %
  • Temperature 73.48 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.37 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 5.53
    [CDD] 1.68

Earthquakes

Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area

Public Information

Unemployment Information

Data sourced by HomeFacts.com