Rocky Mount Information

Rocky Mount Information

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

General Rocky Mount Information

State: North Carolina

County: Nash County

Close cities: Dortches, NC, Red Oak, NC, Rocky Mount, NC, Battleboro, NC, Sharpsburg, NC, Greensboro, NC

Rocky Mount Population (census data)
Total 56,844 (+0.9% since 2000)
Male 26,147 (46.0%)
Female 30,697 (54.0%)

Population Density: 1,598 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 80.8 (US Avg is 100)

Rocky Mount Elevation: 100 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1867

Land Area: 35.6 square miles

Median Household Income: $40,292

Zip Codes: 27803, 27804, 27802, and 27801.

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Rocky Mount Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • Black (56.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (40.3%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • English (8.6%)
  • United States (8.5%)
  • Irish (3.4%)
  • German (3.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.5%)
  • Italian (1.2%)
Foriegn Born: 1,233 people (2.2%)
  • Latin America (47.6%)
  • Asia (33.3%)
  • Europe (19.0%)

Local Rocky Mount Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Washington Nationals, Baltimore Orioles
NFL Football: Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins
NBA Basketball: Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Carolina Hurricanes
NCAA Sports: East Carolina University, North Carolina State University

Rocky Mount School Information

High Schools
Nash Central High (4279 Nash Central High Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Northern Nash High (4230 Green Hills Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Rocky Mount High (308 South Tillery Street, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Rocky Mount High School AOIT (308 South Tillery Street, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Middle Schools
G R Edwards Middle (720 Edwards Street, Rocky Mount, NC, 27803 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
J W Parker Middle (1500 E Virginia Street, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
N-RMS Middle College High (530 N Old Carriage Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Nash-Rocky Mount Middle College (530 N. Old Carriage Rd., Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
West Edgecombe Middle (6301 Nobles Mill Pond Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 - Edgecombe County Schools District)
Elementary Schools
Baskerville Elementary (1100 Stokes Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Benvenue Elementary (2700 Nicodemus Mile Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
D S Johnson Elementary (600 Fairview Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Englewood Elementary (101 Englewood Drive, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
G W Bulluck Elementary (3090 Bulluck School Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 - Edgecombe County Schools District)
James C Braswell Elementary (220 South Pearl Street, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
O R Pope Elementary (226 Coleman Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Williford Elementary (801 Williford Street, Rocky Mount, NC, 27803 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Winstead Avenue Elementary (Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)
Other/Private Schools
Fairview Early Childhood Center (Fairview Road, Rocky Mount, NC, 27801 - Nash-Rocky Mount Schools District)

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