|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Rocky Mount is 4,900. Rocky Mount, Virginia is the 4,864th largest city in the US.
The current population of Rocky Mount (4,900) is it's peak population.
Rocky Mount has grown 8.1% since the 2000. Rocky Mount, Virginia is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|4690||Big Stone Gap||5,206||-9.5%|
|4864||Rocky Mount, Virginia||4,900||8.1%|
|4865||Creve Coeur, Illinois||4,897||-9.9%|
|4866||Chittenango, New York||4,894||1.3%|
|4869||New Castle, Colorado||4,892||137.8%|
|4870||Flemington, New Jersey||4,891||16.3%|
The total voting age population of Rocky Mount, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,699. The voting age population is 49.5% male and 50.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.1% of the residents of Rocky Mount are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Rocky Mount are 80.5% White, 15.4% Black, 3.5% Other and 0.5% Two or more races. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Rocky Mount, 18.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.6%. On a per-household basis, 15.2% of families are below the poverty line in Rocky Mount.
Among those aged 16 and older, 58.6% of Rocky Mount residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.7% of Rocky Mount residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.7% have a bachelor's degree and 9.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Rocky Mount residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Rocky Mount is 9.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Rocky Mount, 14.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Rocky Mount is $41,904.
In Rocky Mount, 58.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.4% of housing units in Rocky Mount.
Of all the housing units in Rocky Mount, 8.8% of them were build before 1940.
In Rocky Mount, 8.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Rocky Mount is $754.
In Rocky Mount, 72.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.