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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataNorth Carolina

Demographic Statistics

Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Number

Percent

Total population55,893100.0
SEX AND AGE
Male25,71046.0
Female30,18354.0
Under 5 years3,9167.0
5 to 9 years4,6488.3
10 to 14 years4,4788.0
15 to 19 years3,9697.1
20 to 24 years3,4496.2
25 to 34 years7,30813.1
35 to 44 years8,59915.4
45 to 54 years7,70613.8
55 to 59 years2,4844.4
60 to 64 years2,0623.7
65 to 74 years3,7676.7
75 to 84 years2,7114.9
85 years and over7961.4
Median age (years)35.2(X)
18 years and over40,42972.3
Male
17,89032.0
Female
22,53940.3
21 years and over38,17668.3
62 years and over8,49515.2
65 years and over7,27413.0
Male
2,6744.8
Female
4,6008.2
RACE
One race55,29698.9
White
22,87440.9
Black or African American
31,31456.0
American Indian and Alaska Native
1950.3
Asian
3940.7
Asian Indian
1150.2
Chinese
790.1
Filipino
380.1
Japanese
200.0
Korean
360.1
Vietnamese
570.1

Other Asian 1

490.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
120.0
Native Hawaiian
40.0
Guamanian or Chamorro
20.0
Samoan
40.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

20.0
Some other race
5070.9
Two or more races5971.1

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

White23,30241.7
Black or African American31,59456.5
American Indian and Alaska Native3540.6
Asian5280.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander370.1
Some other race7331.3
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population55,893100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)1,0331.8
Mexican
5901.1
Puerto Rican
770.1
Cuban
320.1
Other Hispanic or Latino
3340.6
Not Hispanic or Latino54,86098.2
White alone
22,54840.3
RELATIONSHIP
Total population55,893100.0
In households54,72997.9
Householder
21,43538.4
Spouse
9,28816.6
Child
17,26030.9
Own child under 18 years
13,03223.3
Other relatives
4,4007.9
Under 18 years
2,1433.8
Nonrelatives
2,3464.2
Unmarried partner
9951.8
In group quarters1,1642.1
Institutionalized population
4200.8
Noninstitutionalized population
7441.3
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households21,435100.0
Family households (families)14,68268.5
With own children under 18 years
7,04232.9
Married-couple family
9,28843.3
With own children under 18 years
4,00718.7
Female householder, no husband present
4,48320.9
With own children under 18 years
2,62312.2
Nonfamily households6,75331.5
Householder living alone
5,86427.4
Householder 65 years and over
2,20110.3
Households with individuals under 18 years8,15638.0
Households with individuals 65 years and over5,23624.4
Average household size2.55(X)
Average family size3.11(X)
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units24,167100.0
Occupied housing units21,43588.7
Vacant housing units2,73211.3
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use
700.3
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)2.2(X)
Rental vacancy rate (percent)6.3(X)
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units21,435100.0
Owner-occupied housing units11,79955.0
Renter-occupied housing units9,63645.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit2.56(X)
Average household size of renter-occupied unit2.54(X)
(X) Not applicable
1 Other Asian alone, or two or more Asian categories.
2 Other Pacific Islander alone, or two or more Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander categories.
3 In combination with one or more other races listed. The six numbers may add to more than the total population and the six percentages may add to more than 100 percent because individuals may report more than one race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 1, Matrices P1, P3, P4, P8, P9, P12, P13, P,17, P18, P19, P20, P23, P27, P28, P33, PCT5, PCT8, PCT11, PCT15, H1, H3, H4, H5, H11, and H12.

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