Rocky Mount SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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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
55,373
Unemployment
10.7%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$104,700
Median Income
$37,607
Median Rent
$748

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 55,373 -1.4%
2016 56,175 -0.8%
2015 56,642 -0.8%
2014 57,071 -0.6%
2013 57,417 -0.2%
2012 57,523 -0.4%
2011 57,728 -0.1%
2010 57,776 -

Crime in Rocky Mount Per 100k

Crime Rocky Mount NC USA
Violent Crime 689.7 363.7 382.9
Murder 27.2 5.8 5.3
Robbery 172.4 91.0 98.0
Aggravated Assault 490.0 240.5 248.9
Property Crime 3600.9 2545.3 2362.0
Burglary 1005.5 630.6 430.4
Larceny 2377.6 1760.9 1694.0
Car Theft 217.8 153.8 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Rocky Mount

White
28.8% (15,932)
African American
62.9% (34,843)
American Indian
0.5% (252)
Asian
1.2% (670)
Hawaiian
0.1% (28)
Other
0.3% (165)
Two Or More
2.4% (1,320)
Hispanic
3.9% (2,163)
Race Rocky Mount NC USA
White 28.8% 63.6% 61.5%
African American 62.9% 21.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.5% 1.1% 0.7%
Asian 1.2% 2.7% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 2.1% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.9% 9.1% 17.6%

Household Income For Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Less than $10,000
10.5% (581,416)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.3% (514,968)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.2% (786,296)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.1% (725,386)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.8% (819,520)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.7% (1,035,475)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.8% (487,282)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.5% (359,924)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.9% (105,208)
$200,000 or more
2.1% (116,283)
Income Rocky Mount NC USA
Less than $10,000 10.5% 7.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.3% 5.8% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.2% 11.1% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.1% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.8% 14.5% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.7% 18.1% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.8% 11.8% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.5% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.9% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 2.1% 4.3% 6.3%

Gender in Rocky Mount

Female
54.3% (30,046)
Male
45.7% (25,326)
Gender Rocky Mount NC USA
Female 54.3% 51.3% 50.8%
Male 45.7% 48.7% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
4.8% (2,650)
9-12th Grade
11.8% (6,530)
High School / GED
33.2% (18,378)
Some College
21.2% (11,728)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (5,002)
Bachelor's Degree
12.9% (7,157)
Master's Degree
5.6% (3,090)
Professional Degree
1.1% (581)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (250)
Education Rocky Mount NC USA
< 9th Grade 4.8% 4.9% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.8% 8.2% 7.2%
High School / GED 33.2% 26.1% 27.3%
Some College 21.2% 21.7% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.3% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 12.9% 19.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 5.6% 7.7% 8.4%
Professional Degree 1.1% 1.6% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.3% 1.4%

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