rocky mount Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 2,229 7.2 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 13,072 42.0 % 32.8 %
Some College 8,619 27.7 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 5,133 16.5 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 2,044 6.6 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 25,686 82.6 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 5,877 18.9 % 18.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 57,071 - -
19 years old and under 15,243 26.7 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 17,237 30.2 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 15,544 27.2 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 9,047 15.9 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 50,922 96.5 % 84.8 %
Spanish 1,514 2.9 % 14.1 %
Other Languages 335 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 9,404 41.8 % 33.2 %
Married 8,245 36.7 % 50.6 %
Separated 1,241 5.5 % 2.6 %
Divorced 3,601 16.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 26,588 - -
Occupied Housing Units 22,614 85.1 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 3,974 14.9 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 16,739 63.0 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 1,076 4.0 % 5.8 %
2-Units 2,108 7.9 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 1,435 5.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 2,135 8.0 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 413 1.6 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 562 2.1 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 2,120 8.0 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 3,635 13.7 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 4,838 18.2 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 5,239 19.7 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,590 9.7 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 4,506 16.9 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 2,043 7.7 % 13.1 %
Electric 11,952 45.0 % 32.8 %
Oil / Kerosene 486 1.8 % 4.6 %
Natural Gas 9,014 33.9 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 960 3.6 % 4.2 %
Wood 118 0.4 % 1.9 %
Solar 12 0.0 % 0.1 %
None 72 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 18,323 32.8 % 75.7 %
African-American 35,744 64.0 % 13.1 %
Native American 247 0.4 % 0.8 %
Asian 679 1.2 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 859 1.5 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 36,724 53,657
Median Family Income 43,708 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 20,236 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 61.29 %
  • Temperature 91.1 ℉
  • Rainfall 3.06 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 15.07
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