In 2017, Rocky Mount, NC had a population of 148k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $41,593. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Rocky Mount, NC declined from 149,054 to 148,157, a -0.602% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,388 to $41,593, a 5.6% increase.
The population of Rocky Mount, NC is 45.8% Black or African American Alone, 45.7% White Alone, and 5.84% Hispanic or Latino. 5.62% of the people in Rocky Mount, NC speak a non-English language, and 97.6% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Rocky Mount, NC is $104,500, and the homeownership rate is 63%. Most people in Rocky Mount, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Rocky Mount, NC is 2 cars per household.