Rockingham, North Carolina

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Population in 2013: 9,478 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 
Males: 4,640  (49.0%)
Females: 4,838  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  38.2 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28379.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,128 (it was $26,574 in 2000)
Rockingham:

$30,128
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,244 (it was $15,426 in 2000)

Rockingham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,099 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Rockingham:

$90,099
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $106,284; Detached houses: $108,881; Townhouses or other attached units: $84,782; In 2-unit structures: $103,068; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $90,767; Mobile homes: $51,513

Median gross rent in 2012: $530.

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  • White alone - 5,608 (57.6%)
  • Black alone - 3,185 (32.7%)
  • Hispanic - 455 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 314 (3.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 91 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 74 (0.8%)

Races in Rockingham detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rockingham: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.0%), English (8.2%), German (4.8%), Irish (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (4.6%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 211 feet

Land area: 7.29 square miles.

Population density: 1,300 people per square mile   (low).

Rockingham,NC real estate house value index trend

Rockingham, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Rockingham:

  • High school or higher: 81.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rockingham city:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 5.9%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

345 residents are foreign born (1.3% Asia).

This city:  3.5%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Rockingham, North Carolina as of May 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rockingham to the number of sex offenders is 132 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,292 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $893 (1.1%)

Rockingham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, NC (48.6 miles , pop. 121,015).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (63.2 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (431.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Rockingham, NC (1.3 miles ), Cordova, NC (2.0 miles ), Dobbins Heights, NC (2.2 miles ), Hamlet, NC (2.2 miles ), Ellerbe, NC (3.0 miles ), Old Hundred, NC (3.5 miles ), Lilesville, NC (3.6 miles ), Wallace, SC (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $63,100
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2003: 58 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,600
  • 2005: 16 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2007: 9 buildings, average cost: $174,100
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $111,600
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $145,500
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $71,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.94 N, Longitude: 79.76 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,151 (+42.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,037 (60.2%)

Area code: 910

Rockingham household income distribution Rockingham home values distribution

Crime rates in Rockingham by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 212000221001
per 100,000 20.310.021.00.00.00.022.022.711.40.00.010.4
Rapes 535225554134
per 100,000 50.830.052.521.221.153.255.056.845.411.531.041.5
Robberies 18111191018171529282614
per 100,000 183.0110.0115.495.2105.5191.4187.0170.4329.2320.8268.6145.1
Assaults 964750305053813927212018
per 100,000 975.9470.1524.7317.5527.5563.6890.8443.1306.5240.6206.6186.6
Burglaries 206158173123208265209184187194197237
per 100,000 2094.11580.51815.31301.72194.62817.92298.52090.42122.62223.02035.32456.5
Thefts 763579650578664772861699760735856820
per 100,000 7756.45791.76820.66117.07005.78209.39468.87941.48626.68422.18843.98499.2
Auto thefts 261820293438213219191714
per 100,000 264.3180.1209.9306.9358.7404.1230.9363.6215.7217.7175.6145.1
Arson 0311082714267
per 100,000 0.030.010.5105.884.421.377.011.445.422.962.072.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 782.0509.9618.5453.5595.7744.5850.5699.2705.2641.0634.7636.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Rockingham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.32
North Carolina average:

2.37
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -316 (-3.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

Work and jobs in Rockingham: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Rockingham, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rockingham-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Rockingham city center killed 7 people and injured 100 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 22.4 miles away from the city center injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rockingham-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 142.8 miles away from Rockingham center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 132.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.9 miles away from Rockingham center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 175.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rockingham topographic map

Birthplace of: Brian Moehler - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Florida Marlins, born: Dec 31, 1971), Viola Gentry - Aviator, Wali Rainer - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Apr 19, 1977), Cameron A. Morrison - Politician, Jerry M. Wallace - President of Campbell University, Alvin Morman - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rockingham:

  • FIRSTHEALTH RICHMOND MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 925 LONG DR PO BOX 1928)
  • MALLARD LANE CENTER (142 MALLARD LANE)
  • PENCE PLACE (295 AIRPORT ROAD)
  • RICHMOND COUNTY HOSPICE INC (230 S LAWRENCE ST PO BOX 2136)
  • FIRST HEALTH HOME CARE - RICHM (928 SOUTH LONG DRIVE)
  • ROCKINGHAM MANOR (804 SOUTH LONG DRIVE)

Airports located in Rockingham:

Amtrak station near Rockingham:

  • 6 miles: HAMLET (MAIN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rockingham:

  • Richmond Community College (about 4 miles; Hamlet, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,106)
  • Sandhills Community College (about 28 miles; Pinehurst, NC; FT enrollment: 3,434)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 37 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 5,548)
  • Stanly Community College (about 39 miles; Albemarle, NC; FT enrollment: 2,307)
  • Wingate University (about 39 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)
  • Florence-Darlington Technical College (about 49 miles; Florence, SC; FT enrollment: 4,468)
  • Fayetteville Technical Community College (about 49 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 10,114)

Public high schools in Rockingham:

Private high schools in Rockingham:

  • TEMPLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 165 AIRPORT RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ROCKINGHAM CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31; Location: 289 SCOTT MCDONALD RD; Grades: 7 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rockingham:

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Library in Rockingham:

  • SANDHILL REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $2,971,250; Location: 412 EAST FRANKLIN STREET; 333,928 books; 8,134 audio materials; 13,223 video materials; 73 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 633 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Church in Rockingham: Knob Hill Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: East Side Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Great Falls Pond (A), Garris Pond (B), Midway Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Steely Branch (A), South Prong Falling Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Comfort Suites Rockingham (307 Greene Street), Dal-Mar (114 West Broad Avenue), Budget Inn (416 South Hancock Street), CHEK Inn (307 West Broad Avenue), Economy Motel (603 South Hancock Street).

Court: North Carolina State Government - Juvenile Court Counselors (125 South Hancock Street).

Richmond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 38.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 11.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.98. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.98
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rockingham and their reported violations in the past:

GREATER DIGGS AME ZION CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2014), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-20-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-31-2014, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-25-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2014), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2014)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2010), St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-16-2010), St Other (JAN-28-2011)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.4%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.4% for Black residents, 7.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.2% for American Indian residents, 12.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Rockingham in 2010:

  • 99 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Rockingham in 2000:

  • 224 people in nursing homes
  • 110 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 47 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 30 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Rockingham, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Rockingham compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Rockingham (2011 data):

  • The Fort Sill National Bank: Fsnb - Rockingham Broad Avenue Branc at 1300 E. Broad Avenue, branch established on 2008/09/15; Fsnb - Rockingham Walmart Branch at 720 Us Highway 74, branch established on 2004/07/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $369.8 mil, Deposits: $324.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Sill, OK, positive income, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Jrmb Ii, Inc
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Rockingham Road Branch at 920 Rockingham Road, branch established on 1970/06/10; South Lee Street Main Branch at 116 South Lee Street, branch established on 1977/07/11. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Communityone Bank, National Association: Rockingham Downtown Branch at 115 South Lawrence Street, branch established on 1906/01/01; Rockingham Road Branch at 1222 Rockingham Road, branch established on 1906/01/01. Info updated 2007/12/11: Bank assets: $1,666.0 mil, Deposits: $1,443.4 mil, headquarters in Asheboro, NC, negative income in the last year, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Fnb United Corp.
  • First Bank: Rockingham Branch at Highway 74 East, branch established on 1986/11/15. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Rockingham Branch at 104 West Washington Street, branch established on 1965/04/05. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Four Oaks Bank & Trust Company: Rockingham Branch at 1401 Fayettville Road, branch established on 2003/08/04. Info updated 2010/03/10: Bank assets: $916.5 mil, Deposits: $747.3 mil, headquarters in Four Oaks, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Four Oaks Fincorp, Inc.
  • The Fidelity Bank: Rockingham Main Branch at 202 East Washington Street, branch established on 1977/10/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,422.4 mil, Deposits: $1,234.1 mil, headquarters in Fuquay Varina, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Fidelity Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockingham, North Carolina:

  • Quality Inn & Suites, 400 W Broad Ave, Rockingham, NC 28379 , Phone: (910) 895-0099, Fax: (910) 895-0662
  • Days Inn, 408 W Broad Ave, Rockingham, NC 28379 , Phone: (910) 895-1144
  • Comfort Suites, 307 Greene St, Rockingham, NC 28379 , Phone: (910) 410-0077, Fax: (910) 410-8354
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 516 S Hancock St, Rockingham, NC 28379 , Phone: (910) 997-5521, Fax: (910) 895-4447
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 800 E Us Hwy 74, Rockingham, NC 28379 , Phone: (910) 817-7288, Fax: (910) 582-4400
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rockingham, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Rockingham travel time to work - commute Rockingham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Wood (2%)

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Religion statistics for Rockingham city (based on Richmond County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.81%
Here: 46.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsInternational Pentecostal Holiness Church
Adherents44.6%27.6%6.2%5.4%2.7%
Congregations26.1%21.6%9.0%8.1%7.2%
Name The Wesleyan ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents2.6%1.8%1.6%1.5%6.0%
Congregations3.6%0.9%2.7%3.6%17.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Richmond County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Richmond County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Richmond County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

30.4%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.5%
State:

15.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$30,398$36,4780$0
Other Government Administration 6$30,569$61,1386$2,383
Police Protection - Officers 36$100,748$33,5830$0
Police - Other 5$10,373$24,8951$600
Firefighters 14$47,579$40,78212$3,083
Fire - Other 1$2,183$26,1960$0
Streets and Highways 15$37,014$29,6111$1,882
Solid Waste Management 19$42,084$26,5791$1,129
Sewerage 5$19,780$47,4720$0
Parks and Recreation 3$10,977$43,9086$4,110
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$6,312$75,7440$0
Water Supply 18$51,896$34,5970$0
Other and Unallocable 4$11,066$33,1984$3,880
Totals for Government 137$400,979$35,12231$17,067

Rockingham government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,195,000 ($126.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $930,000 ($98.12)
    Water Utilities: $512,000 ($54.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,521,000 ($265.98)
    Sewerage: $1,955,000 ($206.27)
    Liquor Stores: $939,000 ($99.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $915,000 ($96.54)
    Water Utilities: $838,000 ($88.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $811,000 ($85.57)
    Central Staff Services: $735,000 ($77.55)
    General Public Buildings: $683,000 ($72.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $438,000 ($46.21)
    Regular Highways: $434,000 ($45.79)
    General - Other: $300,000 ($31.65)
    Financial Administration: $207,000 ($21.84)
    Libraries: $100,000 ($10.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $79,000 ($8.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $52,000 ($5.49)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000 ($9.71)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $464,000 ($48.96)
    Regular Highways: $308,000 ($32.50)
    Water Utilities: $226,000 ($23.84)
    Sewerage: $226,000 ($23.84)
    Police Protection: $209,000 ($22.05)
    General - Other: $25,000 ($2.64)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($2.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.16)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($0.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,791,000 ($610.99)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $161,000 ($16.99)

Rockingham government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,723,000 ($287.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $638,000 ($67.31)
    All Other: $68,000 ($7.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000 ($6.44)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,095,000 ($115.53)
    General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($1.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,661,000 ($175.25)
    All Other: $249,000 ($26.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $421,000 ($44.42)
    Interest Earnings: $302,000 ($31.86)
    Rents: $15,000 ($1.58)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,167,000 ($123.13)
    Liquor Stores: $1,033,000 ($108.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,005,000 ($106.04)
    General Local Government Support: $741,000 ($78.18)
    Highways: $306,000 ($32.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($2.64)
  • Tax - Property: $2,388,000 ($251.95)
    NEC: $96,000 ($10.13)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $81,000 ($8.55)
    Other License: $47,000 ($4.96)
    Motor Vehicle License: $34,000 ($3.59)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,000 ($1.79)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $15,000 ($1.58)

Rockingham government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,688,000 ($600.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,138,000 ($542.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $895,000 ($94.43)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $345,000 ($36.40)

Rockingham government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,301,000 ($770.31)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Moore County, NC  0.47% ($26,529 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.38% ($30,877)
from Anson County, NC  0.21% ($27,774)


4.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Moore County, NC  0.53% ($35,190 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($28,553)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.21% ($18,677)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rockingham:

  • WLWL (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: SANDHILLS BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAYN (900 AM; 1 kW; ROCKINGHAM, NC)
  • WKDX (1250 AM; 1 kW; HAMLET, NC; Owner: THE MCLAURIN GROUP)
  • WBSC (1550 AM; 10 kW; BENNETTSVILLE, SC; Owner: D-MITCH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEB (990 AM; 10 kW; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: PINEHURST BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEWO (1460 AM; 5 kW; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: SERVICE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rockingham:

  • WRSH (91.1 FM; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: RICHMOND COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WJSG (104.3 FM; HAMLET, NC; Owner: JACKSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEGX (92.9 FM; DILLON, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLB (96.5 FM; LAURINBURG, NC; Owner: WFLB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOZ-FM (102.5 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: MERIDIAN COMMUNICATIONS. L.L.C.)
  • WKML (95.7 FM; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: WKML LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFY (90.3 FM; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKQB (106.9 FM; SOUTHERN PINES, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WJMX-FM (103.3 FM; CHERAW, SC; Owner: QANTUM OF FLORENCE LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVSZ (107.3 FM; CHESTERFIELD, SC; Owner: OUR THREE SONS BROADCASTING, LLP)
  • W202BR (88.3 FM; ROCKINGHAM, NC; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Rockingham:

  • WPDE-TV (Channel 15; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: GRAND STRAND COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WWMB (Channel 21; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBTW (Channel 13; FLORENCE, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNU (Channel 31; LUMBERTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W24AY (Channel 24; LILESVILLE/WADESBORO, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • WFPX (Channel 62; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WYBE-CA (Channel 44; PINEHURST, NC; Owner: MULTIMEDIA NETWORK OF NC, INC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Rockingham, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 60
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 100
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 66
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 171
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 173
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 33
  • Fatalities: 121
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 299
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 19
See more detailed statistics of Rockingham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total average daily traffic: 52,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,089
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rockingham)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 118 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rockingham, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rockingham)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rockingham)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 121
  • Hazardous Condition: 121
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Rockingham

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rockingham, NC
Most common first names in Rockingham, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James32869.3 years
William26171.0 years
Mary25475.9 years
John24972.1 years
Robert16068.7 years
Annie11878.8 years
Charles8566.8 years
Henry8473.0 years
Thomas8270.8 years
Willie7775.6 years
Most common last names in Rockingham, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith16670.9 years
Covington15772.6 years
Mcdonald9971.6 years
Wall9068.4 years
Williams8471.9 years
Davis7473.6 years
Brown6773.3 years
Ingram6472.6 years
Thomas6173.7 years
Gibson6176.2 years
Businesses in Rockingham, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1KFC1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Nike5
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
Foot Locker1U-Haul3
Ford1UPS4
GNC1Vans1
GameStop1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn2Wendy's1
JCPenney1

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