Living in Rocky Mount, NC

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Rocky Mount SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Rocky Mount, NC Crime Report

1,997
Total Crimes
3,692.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
43.76%
Above National Average

Rocky Mount, NC Cost Of Living

87
Rocky Mount's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Rocky Mount, North Carolina Info Snack

Rocky Mount is a city in Edgecombe and Nash counties in the Atlantic coastal plain region of the U.S. state of North Carolina. Although it was not formally incorporated until February 28, 1907, the North Carolina community that became the city of Rocky Mount dates from the beginning of the 19th century. The first post office in the area opened in 1816. The city's population was 57,685 at the 2010 census, with an estimated population of 56,325 in 2014. Rocky Mount has received the All-America City Award from the National Civic League two times, in 1969 and 1999.
Population
54,982
Unemployment
8.3%
Poverty
21.0%
Median Home
$109,500
Median Income
$40,665
Median Rent
$784

Rocky Mount, NC Photos

Rankings for Rocky Mount in North Carolina

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Map Of Rocky Mount, NC

Population over time in Rocky Mount

Year Population % Change
2017 54,982 -0.7%
2016 55,373 -1.4%
2015 56,175 -0.8%
2014 56,642 -0.8%
2013 57,071 -0.6%
2012 57,417 -0.2%
2011 57,523 -0.4%
2010 57,728 -0.1%
2009 57,776 -
Crime/100k Rocky Mount NC USA
Violent Crime 776.6 377.6 368.9
Murder 24.0 6.0 5.0
Robbery 160.9 81.1 86.2
Aggravated Assault 591.7 265.1 246.8
Property Crime 2915.8 2494.1 2199.5
Burglary 784.0 599.9 376.0
Larceny 1946.9 1724.4 1594.6
Car Theft 184.9 169.8 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Rocky Mount

White
27.9% (15,362)
African American
64.0% (35,168)
American Indian
0.2% (131)
Asian
1.2% (657)
Hawaiian
0.1% (57)
Other
0.2% (112)
Two Or More
2.7% (1,491)
Hispanic
3.6% (2,004)
Race Rocky Mount NC USA
White 27.9% 63.3% 61.1%
African American 64.0% 21.1% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.6% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
9.4% (515,080)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.9% (543,112)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.6% (693,782)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (659,493)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.5% (853,962)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.5% (960,833)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.9% (541,610)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.6% (475,285)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (94,356)
$200,000 or more
2.9% (160,681)
Income Rocky Mount NC USA
Less than $10,000 9.4% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.9% 5.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.6% 10.7% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.5% 14.2% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.5% 18.1% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.9% 12.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.6% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 4.7% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 2.9% 4.9% 7.0%

Gender in Rocky Mount

Female
54.8% (30,133)
Male
45.2% (24,848)
Gender Rocky Mount NC USA
Female 54.8% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 45.2% 48.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Rocky Mount for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (2,749)
9-12th Grade
11.0% (6,048)
High School / GED
33.0% (18,144)
Some College
21.0% (11,546)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (4,948)
Bachelor's Degree
14.0% (7,697)
Master's Degree
6.0% (3,298)
Professional Degree
1.0% (549)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Rocky Mount NC USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 11.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 22.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 14.0% 20.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Rocky Mount

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

Lebrun Jemz

I live in Rocky mount yall just done seen the pictures it's really good here it is a nice place

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