|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rockingham is 9,031. Rockingham, North Carolina is the 3,353rd largest city in the US.
Rockingham is located entirely in Richmond County.
The peak population of Rockingham was in 1990, when its population was 9,971. In 1990, Rockingham was the 2,459th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,353rd largest city in the US. Rockingham is currently 9.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Rockingham has shrunk 5.5% since the year 2000. Rockingham, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 82% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Rockingham has a population density of 1,247.3 people per square mile.
|3348||Oak Grove, Minnesota||9,058||30.4%|
|3350||Cusseta-Chattahoochee County, Georgia||9,048||-39.6%|
|3352||Aberdeen, North Carolina||9,036||157.1%|
|3353||Rockingham, North Carolina||9,031||-5.5%|
|3354||Bee Cave, Texas||9,028||669.6%|
|3355||Gibsonville, North Carolina||9,013||92.8%|
|3356||St. Anthony, Minnesota||9,007||9907.7%|
The total voting age population of Rockingham, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,765. The voting age population is 44.2% male and 55.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.1% of the residents of Rockingham are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rockingham are 58.1% White, 37.2% Black, 1.7% Two or more races, 1.5% American Indian, 1.0% Asian and 0.5% Other. Additionally, 4.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rockingham, 28.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 46.3%. On a per-household basis, 25.4% of families are below the poverty line in Rockingham.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.0% of Rockingham residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.0% of Rockingham residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.5% have a bachelor's degree and 5.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rockingham residents aged 5 and older, 3.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rockingham is 9.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rockingham, 21.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rockingham is $32,150.
In Rockingham, 49.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.9% of housing units in Rockingham.
Of all the housing units in Rockingham, 8.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Rockingham, 10.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 460 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rockingham is $619.
In Rockingham, 71.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.