Rocky Point, NC
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Rocky Point is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,725 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rocky Point is the 340th largest community in North Carolina.

When you are in Rocky Point, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 47.16% of Rocky Point’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Rocky Point is a town of construction workers and builders, service providers, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocky Point who work in farm management occupations (15.72%), office and administrative support (12.34%), and healthcare (11.03%).

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Rocky Point is worth considering.

As is often the case in a small town, Rocky Point doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Rocky Point ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 4.29% of people over 25 have a college degree.

The per capita income in Rocky Point in 2010 was $20,879, 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 $83,516 for a family of four. However, Rocky Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rocky Point is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Rocky Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rocky Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Rocky Point also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 30.30% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Rocky Point include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

Foreign born people are also an important part of Rocky Point's cultural character, accounting for 19.67% of the town’s population.

The most common language spoken in Rocky Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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