NC

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

About Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount, NC is located in Edgecombe County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Rocky Mount is about 64,018 with about 471 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 72,025.

The Average Home Value is $119,000.00, which is roughly 25% lower than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 37% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $43,858.00, which is roughly 12% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 24% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Rocky Mount is about 8.3%.

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

Edgecombe County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 42.79% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 63.15%
Republican: 36.13%
Libertarian: 0.38%
Other: 0.2%
Green: 0.13%


Nearby Locations

Wesleyan Col, NC (4.67 mi.)
Battleboro, NC (6.53 mi.)
Whitakers, NC (10.26 mi.)
Tarboro, NC (11.48 mi.)
Leggett, NC (11.48 mi.)
Princeville, NC (11.48 mi.)
Nashville, NC (11.60 mi.)
Momeyer, NC (11.60 mi.)
Elm City, NC (12.00 mi.)
Pinetops, NC (12.86 mi.)
Macclesfield, NC (15.22 mi.)
Enfield, NC (16.03 mi.)
Hobgood, NC (17.38 mi.)
Wilson, NC (17.97 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 27801, 27803, 27804
Latitude : 35.918873
Longitude : -77.731863
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 116 ft.
Area Code(s) : 252

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.46
Male Population Estimate : 46.45%
Female Population Estimate : 53.55%
Median Age : 39.5
Male Median Age : 37.4
Female Median Age : 41.0

White Population Estimate : 44.15%
Black Population Estimate : 53.06%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 3.47%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.12%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.09%
Indian Population Estimate : 1.08%
Other Population Estimate : 2.11%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Rocky Mount specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Edgecombe County: About 15 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Edgecombe County: About 481 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Edgecombe County is about 73% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 40% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.