Rocky Mount is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 53,957 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Rocky Mount is the 19th largest community in North Carolina.
The population of Rocky Mount overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Rocky Mount, 22.01% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rocky Mount in 2018 was $26,416, which is middle income relative to North Carolina, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,664 for a family of four. However, Rocky Mount contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Rocky Mount is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Rocky Mount home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rocky Mount residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Rocky Mount include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Rocky Mount is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.