Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 54,523 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.5%
 
Males: 25,095  (46.0%)
Females: 29,428  (54.0%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27801, 27803.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,504 (it was $32,661 in 2000)
Rocky Mount:

$38,504
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,405 (it was $17,804 in 2000)

Rocky Mount city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,015 (it was $85,400 in 2000)
Rocky Mount:

$112,015
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,382; detached houses: $191,609; townhouses or other attached units: $123,832; in 2-unit structures: $119,558; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $102,335; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $93,457; mobile homes: $71,839

Median gross rent in 2017: $846.

March 2019 cost of living index in Rocky Mount: 86.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.4%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.0% for Black residents, 20.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Rocky Mount, NC (2017)
    • 35,63463.0%Black alone
    • 16,11928.5%White alone
    • 2,2754.0%Hispanic
    • 1,4262.5%Two or more races
    • 7351.3%Asian alone
    • 2570.5%American Indian alone
    • 1820.3%Other race alone
    • 390.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 209 registered sex offenders living in Rocky Mount, North Carolina as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Rocky Mount is 274 to 1.


Crime rates in Rocky Mount by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
8
(14.0)
12
(20.8)
14
(24.5)
7
(12.3)
11
(18.4)
12
(20.6)
8
(13.8)
4
(7.0)
15
(26.4)
12
(21.4)
4
(7.2)
15
(27.2)
13
(24.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
22
(38.4)
22
(38.1)
21
(36.8)
30
(52.5)
14
(23.5)
13
(22.3)
13
(22.4)
16
(28.1)
15
(26.4)
14
(25.0)
12
(21.6)
N/AN/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
197
(343.9)
225
(389.6)
266
(465.6)
267
(467.4)
210
(351.8)
151
(259.4)
128
(220.7)
154
(270.1)
113
(199.1)
106
(189.4)
116
(209.3)
95
(172.4)
87
(160.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
270
(471.3)
318
(550.6)
361
(631.9)
427
(747.5)
453
(758.9)
393
(675.2)
600
(1,034)
425
(745.3)
390
(687.1)
310
(553.8)
303
(546.6)
270
(490.0)
320
(591.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,380
(2,409)
1,696
(2,936)
1,354
(2,370)
1,345
(2,355)
1,057
(1,771)
1,146
(1,969)
1,046
(1,803)
992
(1,740)
735
(1,295)
640
(1,143)
593
(1,070)
554
(1,005)
424
(784.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3,264
(5,698)
3,535
(6,121)
3,240
(5,671)
2,704
(4,734)
2,339
(3,919)
2,625
(4,510)
2,192
(3,779)
2,179
(3,821)
1,929
(3,399)
1,610
(2,876)
N/A1,310
(2,378)
1,053
(1,947)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
232
(405.0)
386
(668.3)
221
(386.8)
185
(323.9)
170
(284.8)
145
(249.1)
145
(250.0)
111
(194.7)
80
(141.0)
76
(135.8)
98
(176.8)
120
(217.8)
100
(184.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
19
(33.2)
11
(19.0)
16
(28.0)
36
(63.0)
13
(21.8)
19
(32.6)
15
(25.9)
10
(17.5)
19
(33.5)
10
(17.9)
12
(21.6)
16
(29.0)
9
(16.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)685.0802.9768.2736.3616.5610.1616.0556.8509.0436.4409.1404.5380.0

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City-data.com crime index in Rocky Mount, NC

Crime rate in Rocky Mount detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 188 (152 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.81
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (8.6%), English (4.8%), Irish (1.7%), German (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/28/1867

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 35.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,533 people per square mile   (low).

Rocky Mount, North Carolina map

2,362 residents are foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

4.3%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,405 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,403 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (47.9 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (315.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Dortches, NC (2.2 miles ),
Sharpsburg, NC (2.5 miles ),
Red Oak, NC (2.8 miles ),
Nashville, NC (3.0 miles ),
Elm City, NC (3.3 miles ),
Whitakers, NC (3.4 miles ),
Leggett, NC (3.6 miles),
Momeyer, NC (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 35.95 N, Longitude: 77.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,431 (+17.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 14,165 (62.0%)

Area code: 252

Distribution of median household income in Rocky Mount, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Rocky Mount, NC in 2017
Rocky Mount satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 137 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 1998: 166 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 1999: 209 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2000: 224 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2001: 177 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2002: 188 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2003: 266 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 2004: 225 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2005: 265 buildings, average cost: $63,800
  • 2006: 254 buildings, average cost: $80,100
  • 2007: 245 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 2008: 103 buildings, average cost: $67,300
  • 2009: 58 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $70,500
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2013: 26 buildings, average cost: $105,900
  • 2014: 17 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2015: 32 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2017: 8 buildings, average cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Rocky Mount, NC residents
Average permit cost in Rocky Mount, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Rocky Mount, NC
Historical housing units in Rocky Mount, NC

Population change in the 1990s: +1,369 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in Rocky Mount, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Health care (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Chemicals (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Rocky Mount, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)

Average climate in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 54.6. This is better than average.

City:

54.6
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.00
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.09. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.09
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Rocky Mount-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 3% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/15/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Rocky Mount city center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.9 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rocky Mount-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from Rocky Mount center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 249.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Rocky Mount center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 302.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 103.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.4 miles away from Rocky Mount center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nash County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rocky Mount topographic map

Hospitals in Rocky Mount:

  • COASTAL PLAIN HOSPITAL (2301 MEDPARK DR)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF ROCKY MOUNT (provides emergency services, 1771 JEFFREYS RD)
  • HOSPICE AND HOME CARE OF NASH GENERAL HOSPITAL (1771 JEFFRIES ROAD)
  • LIFE, INC GREEN TEE LANE GROUP HOME (1320 GREEN TEE LANE)
  • NASH GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 2460 CURTIS ELLIS DRIVE)
  • NEXTCARE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF NC (1031 NOELL LANE)
  • SCI-NASH HOUSE I (1045 KINCHEN DR)
  • SCI-NASH HOUSE II (3505 HAWTHORNE RD)
  • UNITED HOSPICE OF EASTERN CAROLINA (301 SOUTH CHURCH STREET SUITE 122 STATION SQUARE)

Nursing Homes in Rocky Mount:

  • GUARDIAN CARE OF ROCKY MOUNT INC (160 WINSTEAD AVE)
  • HUNTER HILLS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (PO BOX BOX 8495)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CARE AND REHAB-ROCKY MOUNT (160 WINSTEAD AVE)
  • SOUTH VILLAGE (2221 RALEIGH ROAD)

Dialysis Facilities in Rocky Mount:

  • BMA OF EAST ROCKY MOUNT (230 SOUTH FAIRVIEW ROAD)
  • BMA OF ROCKY MOUNT INC (750 ENGLISH ROAD)

Home Health Centers in Rocky Mount:

  • NASH COUNTY HOME HEALTH AGENCY (301 S. CHURCH ST. SUITE 124)
  • TAR HEEL HOME HEALTH SUB UNIT (4013 CAPITAL DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Rocky Mount:

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Amtrak station:

ROCKY MOUNT (101 HAMMOND ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.

Colleges/Universities in Rocky Mount:

  • Nash Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,520; Location: 522 N. Old Carriage Road; Public; Website: www.nashcc.edu)
  • North Carolina Wesleyan College (Full-time enrollment: 1,189; Location: 3400 N Wesleyan Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ncwc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Rocky Mount:

  • Edgecombe Community College (about 15 miles; Tarboro, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,058)
  • East Carolina University (about 35 miles; Greenville, NC; FT enrollment: 23,943)
  • Pitt Community College (about 36 miles; Winterville, NC; FT enrollment: 7,026)
  • Wayne Community College (about 39 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Johnston Community College (about 44 miles; Smithfield, NC; FT enrollment: 3,657)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 46 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 51 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)

Public high schools in Rocky Mount:

  • ROCKY MOUNT PREPARATORY (Location: 3334 BISHOP ROAD, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • ROCKY MOUNT HIGH (Location: 1400 BETHLEHEM ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • TAR RIVER ACADEMY (Location: 224 S. PEARL STREET, Grades: 6-12)
  • NORTHERN NASH HIGH (Location: 4230 GREEN HILLS ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • NASH CENTRAL HIGH (Location: 4279 NASH CENTRAL HIGH ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • NRM EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 530 NORTH OLD CARRIAGE ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Rocky Mount:

  • ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY (Students: 409, Location: 1313 AVONDALE AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 401, Location: 1333 FAITH CHRISTIAN DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • FALLS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 107, Location: 113 TREVATHAN ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 20, Location: 1481 BEECHWOOD DR, Grades: 1-11)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Rocky Mount:

Private elementary/middle school in Rocky Mount:

  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 113, Location: 315 HAMMOND ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Rocky Mount

Library in Rocky Mount:

  • BRASWELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,818,178; Location: 727 NORTH GRACE STREET; 123,583 books; 20,899 e-books; 6,187 audio materials; 4,492 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nash Central High School: Principal- LeRoy Hartsfield Current Enrollment- 1242 Address- 4279 Nash Central High Road Grades- 9th~12th
  • WZRU Public Radio 90.1 should be added to your FM radio list.Their phone number is 252-308-0885.
  • Rocky Mount is split between two counties, Edgecombe and Nash counties.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Rocky Mount: Golden Leaf Center (A), Rock Mount Community Center (B), Benvenue Country Club (C), Rocky Mount Mills (D), Belmont (E), Battle Community Building (F), Benevenue Country Club (G), Rocky Mount W Base (H), Bryant T Auldridge Rehabilitation Center (I), North Carolina State Highway Patrol (J), Rocky Mount Police Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Tarrytown Mall (1), Raleigh Road Shopping Center (2), Oakwood Shopping Center (3), Englewood Square Shopping Center (4), Edgecombe Park Shopping Center (5), Golden East Crossing Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Rocky Mount include: Lakeside Church (A), Benvenue Church (B), Bethlehem Church (C), Victory Church (D), Metropolitan Church (E), Westview Church (F), Parkwood Church (G), Meadowbrook Church (H), Pleasant Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Unity Cemetery (1), Northeastern Cemetery (2), Pineview Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: City Lake (A), Rocky Mount Mill Pond (B), Fenners Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cowlick Branch (A), Stony Creek (B), Maple Creek (C), Grape Branch (D), Goose Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Rocky Mount include: Sunset Park (1), Meadowbrook Park (2), Buck Leonard Park (3), Rocky Mount Municipal Stadium (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: 301 Beach Bingo (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2540 North Wesleyan Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Comfort Inn (651 North Winstead Avenue) (1), Blake's (3714 Fluellen Drive) (2), Gateway Convention Center (4401 Gateway Centre) (3), Hampton Inn Rocky Mount (530 N Winstead Ave) (4), Carolina Inn (4350 South Church Street) (5), Econo Lodge (I 95 Dortches) (6), Coaches Sports Grille (651 North Winstead Avenue) (7), Holiday Inn (651 North Winstead Avenue) (8), Best Western Inn I-95 Goldrock (7095 Route 4) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Juvenile Court Counselors (305 Cokey Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Mary Elizabeth Winstead - Actor, Mike Easley - Governor of North Carolina, Sugar Ray Leonard - Boxer, Buck Williams - Basketball coach, Kay Kyser - Bandleader, Thelonious Monk - (1920-1982), composer, musician, Allan Gurganus - Novelist and story writer, Anthony Avent - Basketball player, Dana Glover (singer) - Pop singer and songwriter, Earle Hyman - Actor.

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

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

RAY OF HOPE CHRISTIAN CENTER (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
EPHESUS BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
RED OAK CAFE` (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
NORTH ROCKY MOUNT CH OF GOD (Address: ALLSTATE FIRE PROTECTION INC - R WHITLEY , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2013), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-22-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-22-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-20-2005), St Public Notif requested (APR-20-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JAN-16-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2010), St Intentional no-action (JUN-11-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 13 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ST MARY CHURCH OF CHRIST (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 30 routine major monitoring violations
  • 16 regular monitoring violations
HOLIDAY MOTEL (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Rocky Mount that have no violations reported:

  • HARDEE`S NO 1319 (Population served: 800, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HARDEE`S NO 1329 (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • OAK LEVEL CAFE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.4%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

5.9%


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

People in group quarters in Rocky Mount in 2010:

  • 498 people in state prisons
  • 442 people in college/university student housing
  • 377 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 80 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 64 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Rocky Mount in 2000:

  • 467 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 420 people in nursing homes
  • 220 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 39 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Rocky Mount (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: 8 branches. 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
  • Southern Bank and Trust Company: Benvenue Branch, Oakwood Branch, Rocky Mount Branch, Westridge Branch. Info updated 2011/09/26: Bank assets: $2,039.8 mil, Deposits: $1,658.5 mil, headquarters in Mount Olive, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 66 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancshares (N.C.), Inc.
  • First South Bank: Rocky Mount Branch, Rocky Mount Branch, 1378 Benvenue Rd. Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $744.4 mil, Deposits: $644.7 mil, headquarters in Washington, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: First South Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Winstead Avenue Branch, Rocky Mount Nc Main Branch, Rocky Mount Sunset Avenue Branch. 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
  • Providence Bank: 2401 Sunset Avenue Branch at 2401 Sunset Avenue, branch established on 2006/03/14; at 450 N Winstead Ave, branch established on 2006/03/14. Info updated 2009/07/27: Bank assets: $209.6 mil, Deposits: $181.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Englewood Square Branch at 2910 Sunset Avenue, branch established on 1971/12/28; Benvenue Branch at 1400 Benvenue Road, branch established on 2003/06/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First Carolina State Bank: at 171 North Winstead Avenue, branch established on 2000/11/29. Info updated 2008/10/01: Bank assets: $85.2 mil, Deposits: $73.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Capitol Bancorp Ltd.
  • New Republic Savings Bank: Rocky Mount Branch at 3321 Sunset Ave, branch established on 2005/03/16. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $55.1 mil, Deposits: $43.6 mil, headquarters in Roanoke Rapids, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Rocky Mount Wal-Mart at 1511 Benvenue Road, branch established on 2005/09/21. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Rocky Mount:

Marital status in Rocky Mount, NC
  • Never married: 39.4%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Rocky Mount:

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Rocky Mount
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Rocky Mount, NC (based on Nash County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,265116
Mainline Protestant8,32129
Catholic1,4001
Black Protestant1,16115
Other6046
None55,089-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
This county:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Nash County:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Nash County:

1.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 65
Nash County:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Nash County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

11.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Nash County:

32.3%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Nash County:

14.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rocky Mount:

19.6%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rocky Mount:

13.2%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rocky Mount:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rocky Mount:

36.0%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Rocky Mount:

53.5%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Rocky Mount:

80.5%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rocky Mount, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 141$626,041$53,2802$2,721
Firefighters 132$588,086$53,4626$7,515
Police - Other 83$266,642$38,55111$9,887
Sewerage 75$263,146$42,1033$3,507
Financial Administration 75$280,749$44,9202$2,746
Electric Power 69$343,234$59,6931$2,790
Parks and Recreation 62$219,899$42,561137$60,080
Other and Unallocable 53$239,482$54,2221$1,594
Water Supply 47$187,672$47,9163$2,199
Solid Waste Management 38$141,674$44,7390$0
Other Government Administration 26$158,596$73,1984$4,694
Streets and Highways 23$61,537$32,1060$0
Transit 19$72,963$46,0820$0
Gas Supply 17$85,514$60,3630$0
Fire - Other 13$69,057$63,7451$1,094
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$22,546$54,1102$3,073
Judicial and Legal 2$9,566$57,3960$0
Totals for Government 880$3,636,404$49,587173$101,900

Rocky Mount government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,191,000 ($40.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,642,000 ($30.12)
    General Public Buildings: $827,000 ($15.17)
    Housing and Community Development: $40,000 ($0.73)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($0.46)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($0.20)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $81,661,000 ($1497.73)
    Gas Utilities: $19,225,000 ($352.60)
    Police Protection: $15,944,000 ($292.43)
    Sewerage: $13,289,000 ($243.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,677,000 ($195.83)
    Water Utilities: $8,669,000 ($159.00)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,833,000 ($143.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $5,385,000 ($98.77)
    Transit Utilities: $4,309,000 ($79.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,198,000 ($77.00)
    General - Other: $3,593,000 ($65.90)
    Regular Highways: $2,441,000 ($44.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,684,000 ($30.89)
    Central Staff Services: $1,446,000 ($26.52)
    Natural Resources - Other: $624,000 ($11.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $543,000 ($9.96)
    Public Welfare - Other: $426,000 ($7.81)
    Financial Administration: $376,000 ($6.90)
    Libraries: $239,000 ($4.38)
    General Public Buildings: $126,000 ($2.31)
    Air Transportation: $43,000 ($0.79)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $54,000 ($0.99)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($0.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $658,000 ($12.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Gas Utilities: $83,000 ($1.52)
    Other - Electric Utilities: $45,000 ($0.83)
    Other - Sewerage: $19,000 ($0.35)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $260,000 ($4.77)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($2.57)
    Regular Highways: $70,000 ($1.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $1,061,000 ($19.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $929,000 ($17.04)
    Police Protection: $719,000 ($13.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $463,000 ($8.49)
    Transit Utilities: $457,000 ($8.38)
    Regular Highways: $284,000 ($5.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $238,000 ($4.37)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($0.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($0.42)
    General Public Building: $22,000 ($0.40)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($0.40)
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,000 ($0.26)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($0.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($0.57)

Rocky Mount government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,917,000 ($310.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,182,000 ($113.38)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $1,334,000 ($24.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $931,000 ($17.08)
    Other: $359,000 ($6.58)
    Parking Facilities: $6,000 ($0.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Transit Utilities: $1,379,000 ($25.29)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,232,000 ($22.60)
    Public Welfare: $79,000 ($1.45)
    General Local Government Support: $42,000 ($0.77)
    Other: $16,000 ($0.29)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,502,000 ($27.55)
    Other: $411,000 ($7.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,479,000 ($27.13)
    Rents: $424,000 ($7.78)
    Donations From Private Sources: $140,000 ($2.57)
    Special Assessments: $52,000 ($0.95)
    Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $81,344,000 ($1491.92)
    Gas Utilities: $20,386,000 ($373.90)
    Water Utilities: $11,340,000 ($207.99)
    Transit Utilities: $2,014,000 ($36.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,762,000 ($124.02)
    Highways: $2,069,000 ($37.95)
    Housing and Community Development: $621,000 ($11.39)
    Transit Utilities: $588,000 ($10.78)
    Other: $477,000 ($8.75)
  • Tax - Property: $24,064,000 ($441.36)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,209,000 ($150.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $791,000 ($14.51)
    Other Selective Sales: $536,000 ($9.83)
    Motor Vehicle License: $306,000 ($5.61)
    Other License: $56,000 ($1.03)

Rocky Mount government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,274,000 ($536.91)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,604,000 ($451.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,670,000 ($85.65)

6.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,747 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.86%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Edgecombe County, NC  1.80% ($25,933 average AGI)
from Wilson County, NC  0.74% ($35,249)
from Wake County, NC  0.74% ($37,356)


6.81% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Edgecombe County, NC  1.46% ($24,740 average AGI)
to Wake County, NC  0.98% ($43,862)
to Wilson County, NC  0.75% ($34,582)
Businesses in Rocky Mount, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Marriott1
Aeropostale1McDonald's6
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike11
AutoZone2Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western2Olive Garden1
Blockbuster1Outback1
Burger King1Outback Steakhouse1
CVS2Pac Sun1
Catherines1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A2Penske2
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart1
Circle K1Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut2
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Cricket Wireless4RadioShack2
Curves1Red Lobster1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid4
Days Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
Dunkin Donuts1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
FedEx10SONIC Drive-In1
Finish Line1Sam's Club1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears2
Foot Locker1Shoe Carnival1
Ford1Sprint Nextel1
GNC2Starbucks1
GameStop2Subway7
Goodwill7T-Mobile4
H&R Block4T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's3Taco Bell2
Hilton2Talbots1
Holiday Inn2Target1
Home Depot1The Room Place1
Honda1Toyota1
Hyundai1Toys"R"Us1
IHOP1U-Haul6
JCPenney1U.S. Cellular3
Jimmy Jazz1UPS16
JoS. A. Bank1Vans1
Jones New York4Verizon Wireless1
Justice1Victoria's Secret1
KFC3Walgreens3
Kincaid1Walmart1
Kmart1YMCA2
Lane Bryant1

Strongest AM radio stations in Rocky Mount:

  • WEED (1390 AM; 5 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WRMT (1490 AM; 1 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPS (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TARBORO, NC; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCAST VENTURES, LTD)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rocky Mount:

  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSAY-FM (98.5 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • W201BY (88.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W287AL (105.3 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WZAX (99.7 FM; NASHVILLE, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)

TV broadcast stations around Rocky Mount:

  • WHIG-LP (Channel 57; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: ACTION COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W66DK (Channel 66; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Rocky Mount: Harold Bascom, Jr. Durham.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Rocky Mount fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 215Number of bridges
  • 2,329ft / 710mTotal length
  • 2,259,473Total average daily traffic
  • 307,758Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,174,061Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Rocky Mount, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 201950-1959
  • 421960-1969
  • 431970-1979
  • 621980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 212010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Rocky Mount, NC
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rocky Mount)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 247 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Rocky Mount, NC)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (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: 140 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rocky Mount)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Rocky Mount)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED87$123,87199$112,421391$132,10916$59,09778$87,5083$43,377
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$165,0335$69,84029$117,0102$19,6605$104,1960$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$119,90219$84,119194$107,13425$22,73622$54,2825$70,632
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN15$100,58510$103,312106$136,0945$32,6266$69,3720$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$102,8233$51,30726$133,0463$112,2331$17,4700$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 14 tracts in Rocky Mount, NC

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 8 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$146,05114$134,6311$143,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$177,5684$147,6500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$162,0201$198,2900$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$142,6651$122,3600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$122,7501$58,2801$108,590
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rocky Mount, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Rocky Mount, NC - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 348. The highest number of fires - 688 took place in 2010, and the least - 70 in 2008. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Rocky Mount, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.4%), and Outside Fires (38.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Rocky Mount, NC
    • 2,62644.4%Structure Fires
    • 2,27138.4%Outside Fires
    • 91115.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1101.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rocky Mount, NC

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rocky Mount, North Carolina:

  • Best Western Inn I-95/Gold Rock, 7095 Rt 4, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 , Phone: (252) 985-1450, Fax: (252) 985-2236
  • Americas Express Inn, 307 Mosley Ct, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 , Phone: (252) 977-2858
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Rocky Mount, 651 Winstead Ave Exit, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 , Phone: (252) 937-6888, Fax: (252) 937-4788
  • Fairfield Inn Rocky Mount, 1200 Benvenue Rd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 , Phone: (252) 972-9400, Fax: (252) 972-9400
  • Comfort Inn Gateway, 200 Gtwy Blvd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 , Phone: (252) 937-7765, Fax: (252) 937-7765
  • Econo Lodge Of Dortches, 5350 Dortches Blvd, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 , Phone: (252) 937-6300, Fax: (252) 937-6305
  • Comfort Inn, I-95 Exit 145, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27809 , Phone: (252) 972-9426, Fax: (252) 972-9426
  • Hampton Inn, 530 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, North Carolina 27804 , Phone: (252) 937-6333, Fax: (252) 937-4333
  • 9 other hotels and motels
All 17 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Most common first names in Rocky Mount, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James61768.8 years
William60572.0 years
Mary57477.5 years
John43372.1 years
Robert34070.4 years
Annie29478.6 years
Willie26069.7 years
George24371.4 years
Joseph18770.7 years
Charles18167.3 years
Most common last names in Rocky Mount, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams39771.8 years
Joyner33477.9 years
Battle27770.9 years
Smith26874.2 years
Jones26571.4 years
Davis24072.0 years
Taylor21472.8 years
Johnson18570.4 years
Parker18071.8 years
Brown17373.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Rocky Mount, NC
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 46.0%Electricity
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Rocky Mount, NC
  • 71.6%Electricity
  • 24.3%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used


Rocky Mount compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Rocky Mount on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 50,000+"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest sunshine amount differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest city-data.com crime index, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 50,000+"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest house values disparities (population 50,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2002 and 2012 (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of murders per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time financial administration workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: material moving occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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