Rockingham Information

Rockingham Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Rockingham, NC

General Rockingham Information

State: North Carolina

County: Richmond County

Close cities: Dobbins Heights, NC, Ellerbe, NC, Hamlet, NC, East Rockingham, NC, Crouse, NC, Hoffman, NC, Marston, NC, Cordova, NC, Proctorville, NC, Lilesville, NC

Rockingham Population (census data)
Total 8,887 (-7.4% since 2000)
Male 4,022 (45.3%)
Female 4,865 (54.7%)

Population Density: 1,219 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.5 (US Avg is 100)

Rockingham Elevation: 211 feet above sea level

Land Area: 7.29 square miles

Median Household Income: $29,137

Zip Codes: 28379, and 28380.

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Rockingham Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (64.5%)
  • Black (29.9%)
  • Hispanic (2.1%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (13.8%)
  • English (11.9%)
  • German (5.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (5.5%)
  • Irish (4.2%)
  • Scottish (3.0%)
Foriegn Born: 281 people (3.2%)
  • Latin America (51.9%)
  • Asia (48.1%)

Local Rockingham Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Baltimore Orioles, Washington Nationals
NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons, Carolina Panthers
NBA Basketball:
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: University of North Carolina, Campbell

Rockingham School Information

High Schools
Richmond Senior High (838 U.S. 1 North, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
Rockingham Junior High (415 Wall Street, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
Rohanen Junior High (252 School Street, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Ashley Chapel Elementary (377 Mispah Road, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
L J Bell Elementary (442 Hawthorne Avenue, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
West Rockingham Elementary (271 W U.S. 74 Highway, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Leak Street (1004 Leak Street, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
Roberdel Children Center (124 Roberdel School Road, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
Rohanen Primary (102 Safie Sixth Street, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)
Washington Street (566 E Washington Street Extension, Rockingham, NC, 28379 - Richmond County Schools District)

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