Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 15,692 56th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 9.9 80th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,584 39th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.2% 59th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.3% 41st 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.8% 63rd 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 79.7% 107th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 16.6% 117th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 63.6% 90th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 31.2% 40th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.6% 43rd 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.7% 64th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 66th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 131st 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 121st 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 62.5% 88th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 54.1% 29th 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 2.4% 128th 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 7,085 58th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.0% 67th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 6,221 53rd 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 54.0% 102nd 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $116,400 114th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 60th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $20,696 104th $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $37,932 92nd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 17.0% 70th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Roanoke Rapids Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,300 66th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $437,133 50th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $26,743 41st $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $41,462 54th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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