rocky mount Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,168 7.2 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 12,346 40.9 % 32.6 %
Some College 8,256 27.4 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,060 16.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,327 7.7 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 24,970 82.8 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 5,971 19.8 % 19.8 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 56,642 - -
19 years old and under 15,524 27.4 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 17,371 30.7 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 14,818 26.2 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 8,929 15.8 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 50,664 96.7 % 84.6 %
Spanish 1,495 2.9 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 250 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 9,476 42.7 % 33.5 %
Married 8,154 36.7 % 50.5 %
Separated 1,198 5.4 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,366 15.2 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 26,504 - -
Occupied Housing Units 22,283 84.1 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 4,221 15.9 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,447 62.1 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 966 3.6 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,267 8.6 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 1,408 5.3 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,092 7.9 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 636 2.4 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 578 2.2 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 2,110 8.0 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,757 14.2 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,905 18.5 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 5,169 19.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,542 9.6 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,441 16.8 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 2,187 8.3 % 13.0 %
Electric 12,540 47.3 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 360 1.4 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 8,329 31.4 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 895 3.4 % 4.1 %
Wood 121 0.5 % 1.8 %
Solar 8 0.0 % 0.1 %
None 30 0.1 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 17,546 31.7 % 75.5 %
African-American 35,888 64.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 305 0.6 % 0.8 %
Asian 624 1.1 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 916 1.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 36,088 55,775
Median Family Income 43,292 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 19,934 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 64.52 %
  • Temperature 88.74 ℉
  • Rainfall 2.92 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 12.47
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