The Town of Rocky Mount had a population of 4,859 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Rocky Mount is located at latitude 36.9976 and longitude -79.892 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Rocky Mount encompass a land area of 6.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,132 feet.
The Town of Rocky Mount (GNIS ID: 2391395) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Rocky Mount: Mount Pleasant, Rockymount.
|Total Population||4,859 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,596 (94.6%)|
|Population in Families||3,421 (70.4%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||263 ( 5.4%)|
|Median Household Income||$32,268|
|Average Household Income||$53,607|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||17%|
|Per Capita Income||$22,774|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,336 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,277 (54.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||805 (34.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||254 (10.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$130,000|
|Average Home Value||$182,426|
|Housing Affordability Index3||156|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.42%|
|Per Capita Income||1.37%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.39%|
The table below compares Rocky Mount to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 199||67th|
|Population Density||# 309||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 568||4th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 239||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 448||25th|
|Diversity Index||# 272||54th|
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