The unemployment rate in Roanoke Rapids is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Roanoke Rapids jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Roanoke Rapids's cost of living is 25.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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In the last Presidential election, Halifax county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 60.3% to 39.1%. More Voting Stats
Roanoke Rapids's population is 15,107 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 4.8%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 19.5 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Roanoke Rapids is Real Estate: $93,100
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.6%.
Roanoke Rapids public schools spend $8,624 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.4 students per teacher in Roanoke Rapids. More Education