Rocky Mount, North Carolina 

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Population

55,373

-4.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

8.4%

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Best Places to Live in Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Small city - Northeastern North Carolina along I-95 corridor, 55 miles east of Raleigh-Durham. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Rocky Mount, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Rocky Mount, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Small-town atmosphere
Historic interest
Close to Raleigh-Durham
Cons
Declining industries
Low educational attainment
Hot, humid summers


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

Real Estate: See Homes
Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Nash County
Metro Area: Rocky Mount Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
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 8.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Rocky Mount jobs have decreased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rocky Mount's cost of living is 24.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rocky Mount's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Nash county flipped narrowly Democratic, 49.6% to 49.4%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rocky Mount's population is 55,373 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 4.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rocky Mount is Real Estate: $91,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.6%.

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 8.6% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Rocky Mount is $91,300.

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Reviews for Rocky Mount   8 Reviews
Rocky Mount Sucks - 11/20/2020
Anarchy. Not a good place to live. People drag race up and down the roads at all hours when elderly relatives and neighbors are trying to sleep, and the police here do... Read More

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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

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


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

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