Roanoke Rapids, NC has a population of 15,454 people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $33,844. Between 2015 and 2016 the population of Roanoke Rapids, NC declined from 15,557 to 15,454, a 0.66% decrease and its median household income declined from $34,600 to $33,844, a 2.18% decrease.
The population of Roanoke Rapids, NC is 57.5% White, 35.2% Black, and 5.13% Hispanic. 5.72% of the people in Roanoke Rapids, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Roanoke Rapids, NC are Halifax Community College, with 453 graduates, Chowan University, with 196 graduates, and Roanoke-Chowan Community College, with 160 graduates.
The median property value in Roanoke Rapids, NC is $116,000, and the homeownership rate is 52.1%. Most people in Roanoke Rapids, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Roanoke Rapids, NC is 2 cars per household.
Roanoke Rapids, NC is a census place located in Halifax County, NC. It borders South Rosemary, NC and Weldon, NC.