edgecombe County, North Carolina 

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Population

54,032

-3.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

7.5%

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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 Edgecombe County, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

edgecombe, 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: Edgecombe County
Metro Area: No Metro Area
Political Ideology: Strongly liberal
City: Tarboro, Princeville, 8 total
Zip Codes: 27886 27801 27864 27809 27852 27819 27881
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 150 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Edgecombe County is 7.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Edgecombe County jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Edgecombe County's cost of living is 28.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Edgecombe County's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Edgecombe county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 63.2% to 36.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Edgecombe County's population is 54,032 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 3.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Edgecombe County is Real Estate: $48,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 8.5%.

SCHOOLS
Edgecombe County public schools spend $9,179 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Edgecombe County. More Education



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Housing Market in edgecombe

It's a good time to buy in Edgecombe. Home Appreciation is up 8.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Edgecombe is $48,100.

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ZIP CODES IN EDGECOMBE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA
27886 27801 27864 27809 27852 27819 27881

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