NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Rockingham, NC

Rockingham, NC is located in Richmond County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Rockingham is about 23,016 with about 437 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 26,388.

The Average Home Value is $87,000.00, which is roughly 45% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 54% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $36,806.00, which is roughly 26% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 36% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Rockingham is about 11.3%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Richmond County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 26.01% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 56.98%
Democratic: 42.16%
Libertarian: 0.48%
Other: 0.22%
Green: 0.17%


Nearby Locations

Hamlet, NC (4.55 mi.)
Ellerbe, NC (8.94 mi.)
Marston, NC (9.04 mi.)
Lilesville, NC (12.94 mi.)
Laurel Hill, NC (13.13 mi.)
Hoffman, NC (13.73 mi.)
Gibson, NC (15.65 mi.)
Wadesboro, NC (17.51 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28379
Latitude : 34.929835
Longitude : -79.784392
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 292 ft.
Area Code(s) : 910

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.44
Male Population Estimate : 48.32%
Female Population Estimate : 51.68%
Median Age : 39.6
Male Median Age : 38.0
Female Median Age : 41.1

White Population Estimate : 65.21%
Black Population Estimate : 28.80%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.90%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.42%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Indian Population Estimate : 3.18%
Other Population Estimate : 3.29%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Rockingham specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Richmond County: About 11 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Richmond County: About 494 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Richmond County is about 64% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 42% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.