Rocky Mount, NC

Nash County

What you need to know about Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount is located in Nash County, North Carolina. The population is 32% White, 62% Black, 1% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 3% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $36,724 and the median home value is $107,400. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Rocky Mount, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Rocky Mount has a Walk Score ® of 24.
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Things to Do in Rocky Mount, NC
Rocky Mount's parks, trails, waterways and indoor facilities give residents plenty to do.
Young Professionals in Rocky Mount, NC
Many young professionals are originally drawn to the Rocky Mount, NC area for its professional opportunities, quality of life and reasonable cost of living.
Rocky Mount, NC Top Employers
Education takes the top positions for employers, in Rocky Mount, but health and city jobs have a healthy representation as well.

Population

57,071
Down by 3.68%
Rocky Mount, NC Neighborhoods
Rocky Mount features a diverse selection of housing options in historic districts and new developments.
Things to Do in Rocky Mount, NC
Rocky Mount's parks, trails, waterways and indoor facilities give residents plenty to do.

Nearby Cities

Housing

Homes Owned 53.63%
53.63% Complete
Homes Rented 46.37%
46.37% Complete

Real Estate

In Rocky Mount, North Carolina


Ready to move to Rocky Mount? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Rocky Mount.

Median Home Price

$107,400
Lower than the state average

Schools

In Rocky Mount, North Carolina


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Rocky Mount rates.

Median Household Income

$36,724
Lower than the national average

Business

In Rocky Mount, North Carolina


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Rocky Mount.
Young Professionals in Rocky Mount, NC
Many young professionals are originally drawn to the Rocky Mount, NC area for its professional opportunities, quality of life and reasonable cost of living.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

In Rocky Mount, North Carolina


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Rocky Mount.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 19%
19% Complete
Graduated High School 83%
83% Complete

Rocky Mount, NC's Rankings

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