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Population (year 2000): 55,893. Estimated population in July 2005: 56,626 (+1.3% change)
Males: 25,710 (46.0%), Females: 30,183 (54.0%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 35.2 years
Median household income: $32,661 (year 2000)
Median house value: $89,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Rocky Mount:

  • Black (56.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: English (8.6%), United States (8.5%), Irish (3.4%), German (3.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), Italian (1.2%).Mount, North Carolina

Elevation: 100 feet

Land area: 35.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Rocky Mount

  • High school or higher: 74.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rocky Mount city

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

2.2% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.7% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,369 (+2.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Raleigh, (58.4 miles pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (334.1 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: NC (5.4 miles Dortches, NC (6.3 miles Sharpsburg, Oak, NC (8.5 miles Red NC (10.8 miles Nashville, City, NC (10.8 miles Elm NC (12.3 miles Whitakers, Leggett, NC (15.7 miles) , NC (16.1 miles Pinetops,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 149 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 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

Latitude: 35.95 N, Longitude: 77.81 W

Area code: 252


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.2%), Educational,health and social services (20.0%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,894 (+15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 15,016 (65.8%)


 

Crime in Rocky Mount by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 11 10 2 4 7 5
    per 100,000 19.7 17.9 3.6 7.2 12.5 8.9
Rapes 15 21 27 13 21 20
    per 100,000 26.8 37.6 48.3 23.3 37.6 35.8
Robberies 217 223 277 174 195 180
    per 100,000 388.2 399.0 495.6 311.3 348.9 322.0
Assaults 336 348 326 261 236 341
    per 100,000 601.1 622.6 583.3 467.0 422.2 610.1
Burglaries 1,125 1,311 1,299 1,148 1,227 1,414
    per 100,000 2012.8 2345.6 2324.1 2053.9 2195.3 2529.8
Thefts 3,302 3,536 3,408 3,835 3,589 3,184
    per 100,000 5907.7 6326.4 6097.4 6861.3 6421.2 5696.6
Auto thefts 244 296 223 275 249 235
    per 100,000 436.5 529.6 399.0 492.0 445.5 420.4
679.2 736.7 726.7 660.8 662.8 680.5

Average climate in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Rocky

Rocky Mount-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/8/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Rocky Mount city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/15/1953, a category 3 tornado 21.5 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Thelonious Monk - (1920-1982), composer, musician, Terrell Hudgins - College football player (East Carolina Pirates).


Hospitals/medical centers in Rocky Mount:
  • LIFECARE HOSPITALS OF NC (1031 NOELL LANE)
  • NASH GENERAL HOSPITAL (2460 CURTIS ELLIS DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Rocky Mount:
  • WILSON MEDICAL CENTER (about 19 miles; WILSON, NC)
  • HERITAGE HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; TARBORO, NC)
  • OUR COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Rocky Mount:
  • ROCKY MOUNT-WILSON RGNL (about 9 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; ID: RWI)
  • PITT-GREENVILLE (about 37 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; ID: PGV)
  • SEYMOUR JOHNSON AFB (about 44 miles; GOLDSBORO, NC; ID: GSB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Rocky Mount:
  • WILSON INDUSTRIAL AIR CENTER (about 18 miles; WILSON, NC; ID: W03)
  • TARBORO-EDGECOMBE (about 19 miles; TARBORO, NC; ID: ETC)
  • CRAFT AIR (about 29 miles; FARMVILLE, NC; ID: W38)

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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Gas Supply 20 $63,803 $38,281 0 $0
Firefighters 138 $446,201 $38,800 0 $0
Fire - Other 4 $10,718 $32,154 0 $0
Streets and Highways 71 $202,287 $34,189 0 $0
Health 14 $39,365 $33,741 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 46 $120,884 $31,534 0 $0
Sewerage 52 $161,186 $37,196 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 59 $186,552 $37,942 69 $21,334
Water Supply 18 $63,449 $42,299 0 $0
Electric Power 40 $141,751 $42,525 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 8 $24,735 $37,102 0 $0
Financial Administration 79 $211,756 $32,165 14 $17,289
Other Government Administration 28 $120,685 $51,722 12 $22,539
Police Protection - Officers 135 $392,611 $34,898 5 $1,005
Police - Other 41 $99,665 $29,170 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 58 $201,642 $41,719 1 $1,012
Transit 2 $6,790 $40,740 0 $0
Totals for Government 813 $2,494,080 $36,812 101 $63,179
Colleges/Universities in Rocky Mount:
  • NORTH CAROLINA WESLEYAN COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,496; Location: 3400 N WESLEYAN BLVD; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.ncwc.edu)
  • NASH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,156; Location: 522 N. Old Carriage Road; Public; Website: www.nash.cc.nc.us)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rocky Mount:
  • PITT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,072)
  • EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; FT enrollment: 16,633)
  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; HENDERSON, NC; FT enrollment: 2,076)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 58 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 23,918)
  • SHAW UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,299)
  • WAKE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 62 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 4,754)
  • MEREDITH COLLEGE (about 63 miles; RALEIGH, NC; FT enrollment: 2,173)
Public high schools in Rocky Mount:
  • NORTHERN NASH HIGH (Students: 1,460; Location: 4230 GREEN HILLS RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ROCKY MOUNT HIGH (Students: 1,405; Location: 308 S TILLERY ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NASH CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 946; Location: 1129 S OLD CARRIAGE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • N-RMS MIDDLE COLLEGE HIGH (Students: 66; Location: 530 N OLD CARRIAGE ROAD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high schools in Rocky Mount:
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 372; Location: 505 ENGLEWOOD DRIVE; Grades: 1 - 12)
  • ROCKY MOUNT ACADEMY (Students: 317; Location: 1313 AVONDALE AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FALLS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH SCHO (Students: 212; Location: 113 TREVATHAW STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
  • GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 69; Location: 509 KINGSTON AVE; Grades: 4 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Rocky Mount:
  • G R EDWARDS MIDDLE (Students: 1,029; Location: 720 EDWARDS ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • WINSTEAD AVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 725; Location: WINSTEAD AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • WEST EDGECOMBE MIDDLE (Students: 695; Location: 6301 NOBLES MILL POND ROAD; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • BENVENUE ELEMENTARY (Students: 658; Location: 2700 NICODEMUS MILE RD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ENGLEWOOD ELEMENTARY (Students: 655; Location: 101 ENGLEWOOD DR; Grades: PK - 05)
  • G W BULLUCK ELEMENTARY (Students: 563; Location: BULLOCK SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: PK - 03)
  • D S JOHNSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 555; Location: 600 FAIRVIEW RD; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • WILLIFORD ELEMENTARY (Students: 550; Location: 801 WILLIFORD ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • J W PARKER MIDDLE (Students: 530; Location: 1500 E VIRGINIA ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • O R POPE ELEMENTARY (Students: 349; Location: 226 COLEMAN AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Rocky Mount:
  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP SCH (Students: 133; Location: 315 HAMMOND STREET; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ENGLEWOOD BAPTIST CHURCH PRESC (Students: 96; Location: 505 ENGLEWOOD DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • MOUNT ZION CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 34; Location: 500 PEACHTREE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
Library in Rocky Mount:
  • THOMAS HACKNEY BRASWELL MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,870,344; Location: 344 FALLS ROAD; 134,275 books; 3,819 audio materials; 2,014 video materials; 340 serial subscriptions)
 

Rocky Mount compared to North Carolina state average:

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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.)
  • WNCT (1070 AM; 10 kW; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WYAL (1280 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SCOTLAND NECK, NC)
  • WGHB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FARMVILLE, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA, INC.)
  • WCPS (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TARBORO, NC; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCAST VENTURES, LTD)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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)
  • W287AL (105.3 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WZAX (99.7 FM; NASHVILLE, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKTC (95.5 FM; PINETOPS, NC; Owner: WEQQ, INC.)
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)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, 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.)
  • 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.)

 

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