Statewide Claims to Fame

Rockingham is 6th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Rockingham is 14th in North Carolina out of 145 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Current population (2012) 9,499 89th 9,752,073 313,914,040
Size in square miles 7.7 100th 48,617.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,247.3 74th 196.1 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Residents younger than 5 7.0% 68th 6.4% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 25.4% 48th 23.4% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.2% 46th 13.8% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 77.2% 117th 84.1% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 13.7% 129th 26.5% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Race - White 57.4% 104th 71.9% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 34.1% 35th 22.0% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.7% 6th 1.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.1% 48th 2.5% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 67th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 93rd 2.0% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.1% 92nd 8.7% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 55.8% 97th 64.7% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Female residents 53.5% 41st 51.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 3.1% 122nd 7.4% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Housing units 4,544 87th 4,362,740 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 22.0% 66th 17.0% 25.9%
Households 3,621 89th 3,664,119 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 62.1% 66th 67.8% 66.1%
Home median value $87,600 140th $152,700 $186,200
People per household 2.5 52nd 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Income per capita $16,649 133rd $25,256 $27,915
Income per household $28,021 132nd $46,291 $52,762
Income below poverty line 29.9% 14th 16.1% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Rockingham Rank North Carolina US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 866 98th 798,791 27,092,908
Retail sales $278,039 70th $114,578,173 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $31,509 26th $12,641 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $30,010 68th $16,126,939 $613,795,732

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