In 2021, Roanoke Rapids, NC had a population of 15.3k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $43,704. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Roanoke Rapids, NC grew from 14,562 to 15,294, a 5.03% increase and its median household income grew from $38,500 to $43,704, a 13.5% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roanoke Rapids, NC are White (Non-Hispanic) (51.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (34.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (6%), Other (Hispanic) (1.96%), and White (Hispanic) (1.82%).
None of the households in Roanoke Rapids, NC reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
98.2% of the residents in Roanoke Rapids, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2021, the median property value in Roanoke Rapids, NC was $110,500, and the homeownership rate was 49.8%.
Most people in Roanoke Rapids, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Roanoke Rapids, NC was 2 cars per household.