Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Population 57,307

Rocky Mount is located in Nash County, NC. The population is 57,307, making Rocky Mount the largest city in Nash County.

There are 22 public schools in Rocky Mount with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Rocky Mount is moderate, and there are 207 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Rocky Mount is high and the median home sales price is $35,000. Detailed and up-to-date Rocky Mount property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Rocky Mount include Stony Creek Township, Dortches and Rocky Mount Township.

Rocky Mount Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 17.2%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 19.7%

Crime Rate

26.5% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 45
  • Violent Crimes: 531
  • Robbery: 126
  • Burglary: 612
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

55.20% Higher than national avg.
  • 207 offenders in Rocky Mount
  • 36.12 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

988 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 32
  • Registered Polluters: 18
  • Superfunds: 13
  • Tanks & Spills: 925

Unemployment

High 7.0%
  • North Carolina unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 3.8%

Property Values

Median Property Value $35,000

Schools view all

22 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 22 K-12 public schools in Rocky Mount, NC and 7 private schools. Homefacts rates Rocky Mount's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.

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207 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Rocky Mount, NC

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$125,848 compared to August 2017
Median Sales Price
$35,000 compared to August 2017

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    15.9%
  • Rented
    40.4%
  • Owned
    43.6%

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

17 Building Permits View All

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  • In 2014, the city of Rocky Mount, NC issued 17 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Rocky Mount, NC issued 26 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Rocky Mount, NC
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $554
  • 1 Bedroom: $556
  • 2 Bedrooms: $718
  • 3 Bedrooms: $988
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,114

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Environmental Hazards

988 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (444/444)
    Rocky Mount, NC has 100% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Rocky Mount, NC is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.62 Average
    Rocky Mount, NC is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Weather

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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.63°
  • February 44.1°
  • March 51.37°
  • April 60.88°
  • May 69.07°
  • June 77.26°
  • July 80.17°
  • August 78.66°
  • September 72.3°
  • October 61.12°
  • November 50.48°
  • December 44.2°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Rocky Mount, NC

Earthquakes
Rocky Mount, NC has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Rocky Mount, NC has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Rocky Mount, NC has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Rocky Mount, NC has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Rocky Mount, NC: $36,088

Unemployment

Unemployment in Rocky Mount is 7.0%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.7% and 3.8% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 47.71%
White Collar - 52.29%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Pat McCrory
  • Sen. Richard Burr
  • Sen. Thom Tillis

City Representatives

  • G.K. Butterfield
  • George Holding

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

39 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

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