Rocky Mount Metro Area, North Carolina 

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Population

148,157

-1.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

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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 the Rocky Mount metro area, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Small-town atmosphere
-Historic interest
-Close to Raleigh-Durham
Cons
-Declining industries
-Low educational attainment
-Hot, humid summers

Local Listings in Rocky Mount
 $132,500 
6900 Moss Creek Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1242 SqFt
 $174,500 
3562 Woodbrook Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1450 SqFt
 $99,500 
8804 Mill Branch Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1890 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: North Carolina
County:
Metro Area: Rocky Mount Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Rocky Mount, Tarboro, 18 total
Zip Codes: 27804, 27886, 27801, 27803, 27856, 27882, 27557, 27807, 27891, 27864, 16 total
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 150 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Rocky Mount Metro Area is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Rocky Mount Metro Area jobs have decreased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rocky Mount Metro Area's cost of living is 19.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Rocky Mount Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in the Rocky Mount metro area, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Rocky Mount metro area voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Rocky Mount Metro Area's population is 148,157 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 1.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Rocky Mount Metro Area is $80,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.0%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Rocky Mount Metro Area public schools spend $9,425 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Rocky Mount Metro Area. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN ROCKY MOUNT METRO AREA, NORTH CAROLINA
27804, 27886, 27801, 27803, 27856, 27882, 27557, 27807, 27891, 27864, 16 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ROCKY MOUNT
$132,500
6900 Moss Creek Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$174,500
3562 Woodbrook Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$99,500
8804 Mill Branch Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$135,000
924 Shepard Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$95,900
104 Sandy Hill Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$142,000
3217 Ridgecrest Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$44,900
820 S Howell St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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