Rocky Mount, VA

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Living in Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount is a very small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 4,764 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Rocky Mount is the 127th largest community in Virginia.

Rocky Mount is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rocky Mount is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rocky Mount who work in sales jobs (12.91%), teaching (12.66%), and office and administrative support (9.66%).

The percentage of adults in Rocky Mount who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.11% of the adults in Rocky Mount have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Rocky Mount in 2010 was $22,536, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,144 for a family of four. However, Rocky Mount contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Rocky Mount is a very ethnically-diverse town. 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rocky Mount include English, German, Irish, Barbadian, and Scottish.

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

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