The unemployment rate in Roanoke Rapids Metro Area is 5.9% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Roanoke Rapids Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.7%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Roanoke Rapids Metro Area's cost of living is 20.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the Roanoke Rapids metro area, while January and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
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The Roanoke Rapids metro area voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Roanoke Rapids Metro Area's population is 72,726 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 6.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Roanoke Rapids Metro Area is $84,729. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.9%. Check out the homes in the area
Roanoke Rapids Metro Area public schools spend $10,545 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 13.6 students per teacher in Roanoke Rapids Metro Area. More Education