Rocky Mount, Virginia

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Population in 2013: 4,830 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.8%
Males: 2,304  (47.7%)
Females: 2,526  (52.3%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24151.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,872 (it was $26,927 in 2000)
Rocky Mount:

$26,872
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,277 (it was $16,207 in 2000)

Rocky Mount town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $128,662 (it was $80,100 in 2000)
Rocky Mount:

$128,662
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $148,692; Detached houses: $150,484; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,868; In 2-unit structures: $66,657; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,282; Mobile homes: $66,657

Median gross rent in 2012: $672.

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  • White alone - 3,484 (72.6%)
  • Black alone - 905 (18.9%)
  • Hispanic - 231 (4.8%)
  • Two or more races - 96 (2.0%)
  • Asian alone - 62 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Rocky Mount: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (15.6%), English (13.3%), German (9.0%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), Irish (5.1%), Scottish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1873

Elevation: 1200 feet

Land area: 4.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,053 people per square mile   (low).

Rocky Mount,VA real estate house value index trend

Rocky Mount, Virginia map

For population 25 years and over in Rocky Mount:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rocky Mount town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

187 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This town:  3.8%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Rocky Mount, Virginia as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Rocky Mount to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $541 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $710 (0.5%)

Rocky Mount satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roanoke, VA (19.5 miles , pop. 94,911).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Greensboro, NC (63.8 miles , pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (330.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Henry Fork, VA (1.6 miles ), Ferrum, VA (2.9 miles ), Boones Mill, VA (3.0 miles ), Union Hall, VA (3.3 miles ), Oak Level, VA (3.8 miles ), Penhook, VA (3.8 miles ), North Shore, VA (3.8 miles ), Westlake Corner, VA (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 37.00 N, Longitude: 79.89 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,025 (+122.6%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,024 (55.6%)

Area code: 540

Rocky Mount household income distribution Rocky Mount home values distribution

Crime rates in Rocky Mount by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 222223121242
per 100,000 48.447.748.643.643.365.021.944.022.044.082.441.0
Robberies 122115131280
per 100,000 24.247.748.621.821.6108.421.966.022.044.0164.70.0
Assaults 151075106810712812
per 100,000 363.3238.7170.0109.0216.4130.0175.1220.0154.3264.3164.7246.3
Burglaries 261914969181614202817
per 100,000 629.7453.5340.0196.2129.8195.1394.0352.0308.6440.4576.6348.9
Thefts 12612411412213598128123183106170192
per 100,000 3051.62959.42768.32659.72921.42124.02802.12705.74034.42334.33500.83940.1
Auto thefts 5941348764624
per 100,000 121.1214.897.1283.486.6173.4153.2132.088.2132.141.282.1
Arson 100002000210
per 100,000 24.20.00.00.00.043.30.00.00.044.020.60.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 250.3227.4195.2175.1184.6189.5179.3206.0208.3200.6282.1230.0

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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 Rocky Mount detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.31
Virginia average:

2.27
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.5%
Virginia:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (19%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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

Average climate in Rocky Mount, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

Rocky Mount-area historical tornado activity is below Virginia state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 33.1 miles away from the Rocky Mount town center killed 2 people and injured 27 people and caused $34 million in damages.

On 9/17/2004, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the town center injured 4 people and caused $54 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rocky Mount-area historical earthquake activity is near Virginia state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 237.2 miles away from the city center
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 116.6 miles away from Rocky Mount center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 112.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 115.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.8 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 261.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rocky Mount topographic map

Birthplace of: Jesse L. Martin - Theatre, Dwaine Board - Football player, Ron Hodges - Baseball player, Satch Worley - NASCAR driver.

Hospitals and medical centers in Rocky Mount:

  • CARILION FRANKLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 180 FLOYD AVENUE)
  • CARILION HOSPICE SVCS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY (390 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUITE 303)
  • BMA - FRANKLIN COUNTY (300 TECHNOLOGY DR)
  • CARILION HOME CARE FRANKLIN (390 SOUTH MAIN ST SUITE 105)
  • ELDERCARE FRANKLIN CO (500 HATCHER ST)
  • FRANKLIN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (720 ORCHARD AVENUE)
  • TRINITY MISSION HEALTH AND REHAB OF ROCKY MOUNT (300 HATCHER STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Rocky Mount:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rocky Mount:

  • Virginia Western Community College (about 18 miles; Roanoke, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,762)
  • Patrick Henry Community College (about 19 miles; Martinsville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,266)
  • American National University (about 23 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • Roanoke College (about 23 miles; Salem, VA; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (about 34 miles; Blacksburg, VA; FT enrollment: 30,984)
  • Radford University (about 38 miles; Radford, VA; FT enrollment: 9,426)
  • Danville Community College (about 41 miles; Danville, VA; FT enrollment: 2,747)

Public high school in Rocky Mount:

Private high school in Rocky Mount:

  • CHRISTIAN HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 625 GLENNWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Rocky Mount:

See full list of schools located in Rocky Mount, School District: FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Library in Rocky Mount:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $934,414; Location: 355 FRANKLIN ST.; 110,387 books; 5,538 audio materials; 4,082 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 283 print serial subscriptions; 4 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Franklin County Courthouse (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Rocky Mount Shoppers World Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Rocky Mount: Furnace Creek Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Byrdview Cemetery (1), Belcher Cemetery (2), Hodges Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Franklin County Historical Society Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 95 Floyd Avenue).

Hotels: Budget Host Inn (18059 Virgil H Goode Highway), Comfort Inn Smith Mt. Lake (1730 North Main Street), Franklin Motel (20281 Virgil H Goode Highway), Comfort Inn-Rocky Mount & Smith Mountain Lake (1730 North Main Street).

Courts: Franklin County - Judge Of Circuit Court (East Court Street), Franklin County - Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court (275 South Main Street Suite 137), Franklin County - General District Court- District Court (275 South Main Street Suite 137).

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.1. This is about average.

City:

69.1
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.73
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.625. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.625
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.82. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.82
U.S.:

9.14

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

LARC FIELD RECREATION AREA (Address: 1255 FRANKLIN STREET SUITE 103 , Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-28-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2008), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-08-2007), St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-14-2007)
WAID PARK (Address: 1255 FRANKLIN STREET SUITE 103 , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
FORK MOUNTAIN ADULT REST HOME (Population served: 58, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2006), Fed Formal NOV issued (OCT-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-30-2006), St Public Notif received (2 times from NOV-06-2006 to DEC-20-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2007), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-05-2007)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
WILLOW CREEK COUNTRY CLUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • PENHOOK MINUTE MARKET (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.2%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  58.2%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

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

People in group quarters in Rocky Mount in 2010:

  • 258 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 54 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Rocky Mount in 2000:

  • 212 people in nursing homes
  • 82 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Rocky Mount, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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Rocky Mount compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Rocky Mount (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Rocky Mount Wal-Mart Branch at 550 Old Franklin Turnpike, branch established on 1996/07/17; Rocky Mount Main Branch at 260 South Main Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: First National Bank Branch at 400 Franklin Street, branch established on 1974/12/13. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • StellarOne Bank: Rocky Mount Branch at 369 Franklin St., branch established on 2003/09/26. Info updated 2008/06/06: Bank assets: $2,911.7 mil, Deposits: $2,404.3 mil, headquarters in Christiansburg, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 58 total offices, Holding Company: Stellarone Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Rocky Mount Va Main Branch at 45 Powder Creek Lane, branch established on 1990/01/22. 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
  • The Fidelity Bank: Rocky Mount Branch at 77 Powder Creek Lane, branch established on 2006/12/13. 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.
  • Franklin Community Bank, National Association: at 400 Old Franklin Turnpike, Suite 100, branch established on 2002/09/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $203.5 mil, Deposits: $167.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Mainstreet Bankshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Rocky Mount, Virginia:

  • Comfort Inn Rocky Mount, 1730 N Main St, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 , Phone: (540) 489-4000, Fax: (540) 489-4000
  • Franklin Motel, 20281 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 , Phone: (540) 483-9962
  • Rocky Mount Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 395 Old Franklin Tpke, Rocky Mount, VA 24151 , Phone: (540) 489-5001, Fax: (540) 489-5001
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Rocky Mount, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Rocky Mount travel time to work - commute Rocky Mount mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Franklin County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Franklin County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Franklin County:

6.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Here:

5.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.4%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.5%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.3%
State:

18.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$17,429$41,8300$0
Other Government Administration 5$19,380$46,5127$5,763
Police Protection - Officers 19$64,246$40,5760$0
Police - Other 2$4,763$28,5780$0
Streets and Highways 16$41,440$31,0801$1,935
Sewerage 4$13,441$40,3231$1,258
Water Supply 5$15,349$36,8380$0
Totals for Government 56$176,048$37,7259$8,956

Rocky Mount government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $908,000 ($187.99)
    Police Protection: $888,000 ($183.85)
    Regular Highways: $569,000 ($117.81)
    Financial Administration: $566,000 ($117.18)
    Sewerage: $342,000 ($70.81)
    Fire Protection: $115,000 ($23.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $81,000 ($16.77)
    Parks & Recreation: $45,000 ($9.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $480,000 ($99.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,655,000 ($342.65)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $253,000 ($52.38)

Rocky Mount government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $456,000 ($94.41)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $36,000 ($7.45)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($5.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $588,000 ($121.74)
    General Revenue, NEC: $81,000 ($16.77)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $752,000 ($155.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $792,000 ($163.98)
    All Other: $693,000 ($143.48)
    Housing & Community Development: $654,000 ($135.40)
    General Support: $20,000 ($4.14)
  • Tax - Property: $687,000 ($142.24)
    Public Utilities: $432,000 ($89.44)
    Other Selective Sales: $423,000 ($87.58)
    NEC: $407,000 ($84.27)
    Total General Sales: $143,000 ($29.61)
    Motor Vehicle License: $57,000 ($11.80)

Rocky Mount government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,847,000 ($1210.56)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $8,002,000 ($1656.73)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,571,000 ($1567.49)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $5,847,000 ($1210.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $431,000 ($89.23)

Rocky Mount government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $11,700,000 ($2422.36)

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,779 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Virginia average:

9.34%

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 Roanoke city, VA  0.91% ($29,514 average AGI)
from Roanoke County, VA  0.64% ($50,961)
from Bedford County, VA  0.37% ($38,622)


5.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Virginia average:

9.20%

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 Roanoke city, VA  0.94% ($29,112 average AGI)
to Roanoke County, VA  0.65% ($37,636)
to Henry County, VA  0.33% ($23,667)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rocky Mount:

  • WYTI (1570 AM; 3 kW; ROCKY MOUNT, VA; Owner: WYTI, INC.)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKBA (1550 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VINTON, VA; Owner: TINKER CREEK BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WFIR (960 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVBE (610 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WODY (1160 AM; 5 kW; FIELDALE, VA; Owner: BASE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRIS (1410 AM; 5 kW; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WRIS INC.)
  • WHEE (1370 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: PATRICK HENRY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTOY (1480 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, VA; Owner: WARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rocky Mount:

  • WROV-FM (96.3 FM; MARTINSVILLE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBB (99.9 FM; STANLEYTOWN, VA; Owner: WNLB RADIO, INC.)
  • WXLK (92.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLQ (99.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WSLC-FM (94.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEL WHEELER, INC.)
  • WVTF (89.1 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WJJS-FM (106.1 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBWR (106.9 FM; BEDFORD, VA; Owner: BEDFORD RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WRXT (90.3 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • W279AC (103.7 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMGR-FM (104.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZI (101.5 FM; VINTON, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WYYD-FM1 (107.9 FM; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: WYYD LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPAR (91.3 FM; SALEM, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WFNR-FM (100.7 FM; CHRISTIANSBURG, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Rocky Mount:

  • WSET-TV (Channel 13; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: WSET INCORPORATED)
  • WJPR (Channel 21; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: GRANT BROADCASTING SYSTEMS II, INC.)
  • W34CU (Channel 34; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBRA-TV (Channel 15; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRKV-LP (Channel 65; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLS-TV (Channel 10; ROANOKE, VA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

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

Rocky Mount, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 4
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 4
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 9
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 191
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 284
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 68
  • Fatalities: 208
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 438
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

Rocky Mount fatal accident list:

Jan 7, 1987 05:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 1987 01:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1976 07:25 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 2, 1975 08:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED4$133,9206$131,21327$144,7952$42,6254$86,5731$131,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$146,3500$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$84,2801$37,77010$117,0232$112,1900$01$54,150
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$123,0201$58,8706$120,1981$31,6600$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$74,1501$144,9601$22,2200$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$112,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0208.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 166
  • Hazardous Condition: 45
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Rocky Mount

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rocky Mount, VA
Most common first names in Rocky Mount, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary16679.5 years
James15871.7 years
John14274.7 years
William14074.4 years
George9876.0 years
Robert7272.6 years
Walter5974.2 years
Thomas5473.2 years
Harry5377.3 years
Annie5181.5 years
Most common last names in Rocky Mount, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hodges22672.3 years
Smith9874.7 years
Hall9573.2 years
Perdue8075.3 years
Jones7278.2 years
Holland6869.6 years
Young6675.8 years
Brown6678.9 years
Davis6176.3 years
Tyree5475.1 years
Businesses in Rocky Mount, VA
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy2
Applebee's1Lane Furniture2
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS2Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen2SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2U-Haul3
Ford1U.S. Cellular1
Goodwill1UPS4
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Kroger1
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