In 2020, Rocky Mount, NC had a population of 146k people with a median age of 41.7 and a median household income of $46,482. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Rocky Mount, NC declined from 146,678 to 146,356, a −0.22% decrease and its median household income grew from $44,559 to $46,482, a 4.32% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Rocky Mount, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (46.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (44.5%), Other (Hispanic) (3%), White (Hispanic) (2.65%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.63%).
None of the households in Rocky Mount, 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.
97.5% of the residents in Rocky Mount, NC are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Rocky Mount, NC was $115,400, and the homeownership rate was 63.6%. Most people in Rocky Mount, NC drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Rocky Mount, NC was 2 cars per household.