Rockingham is a somewhat small town located in the state of Vermont. With a population of 5,118 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rockingham is the 22nd largest community in Vermont. Much of the housing stock in Rockingham was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic towns in the country.
Rockingham is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Rockingham is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rockingham who work in office and administrative support (12.44%), sales jobs (11.25%), and management occupations (8.35%).
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, Rockingham is worth considering.
The population of Rockingham 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 Rockingham, 23.62% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rockingham in 2010 was $22,513, which is low income relative to Vermont, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $90,052 for a family of four. However, Rockingham contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rockingham home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rockingham residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Rockingham include English, French , German, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Rockingham is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.