Rocky Mount, North Carolina 

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Population

55,373

-4.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.9%

Best Places to Live in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Small city - Northeastern North Carolina along I-95 corridor, 55 miles east of Raleigh-Durham
Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Historic interest
-Close to Raleigh-Durham
Cons
-Declining industries
-Low educational attainment
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Rocky Mount
 $54,900 
917 Nashville Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1900 SqFt
 $25,000 
309 Nashville Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 672 SqFt
 $39,900 
612 Arrington Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 768 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Rocky Mount Metro Area

Rocky Mount is a typical small old-South city. Like many Carolina towns along transportation arteries, it started as an agricultural and tobacco center and over time developed a strong manufacturing and economic base.


QUICK FACTS

City: Rocky Mount
Zip Codes: 27804 27801 27803 27809
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 150 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rocky Mount is 6.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Rocky Mount jobs have decreased by 1.12%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rocky Mount's cost of living is 20.70% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rocky Mount's Cost of Living

VOTING
Nash county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2012. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rocky Mount's population is 55,373 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 4.16%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rocky Mount is $89,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.86%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rocky Mount public schools spend $9,595 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Rocky Mount. More Education


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Housing Market in Rocky Mount

It's a good time to buy in Rocky Mount. Home Appreciation is up 8.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Rocky Mount Real Estate

The median home price in Rocky Mount is $89,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Rocky Mount   7 Reviews
Seriously, this is the TRUTH about Rocky Mount - 3/16/2013
Okay, I'm writing this review because I use this site a lot. I think there's some mis-information about Rocky Mount here. Truth be made known, it is neither as good, nor... Read More

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What should I do - 1/17/2011
I move from Washington DC to rocky mount nc nov2008 and I sold my home in Dc and brought a home in rockymount cash money.But Know ready to leave should I hold on to this... Read More

RUN AWAY FROM HERE!!!! - 12/8/2009
I have lived in Rocky Mount for just shy of 2 years now and I can't wait to get out of here! This place is riddled with crime, bith vehicle AND property! If you have... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN ROCKY MOUNT, NORTH CAROLINA
27804 27801 27803 27809

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NEW LISTINGS IN ROCKY MOUNT
$54,900
917 Nashville Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$25,000
309 Nashville Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$39,900
612 Arrington Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$125,000
816 Forest Hill Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$28,900
436 Saint Paul St
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$8,900
Crestview Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 0

$19,500
N Nc Highway 43
Bed 3 | Bath 0

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