Rockingham County, North Carolina Population 2018

Rockingham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 90,949 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockingham County, North Carolina is the 31st largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201790,949-949-1.03%
201691,8985390.59%
201691,359-374-0.41%
201591,733-116-0.13%
201491,849-93-0.10%
201391,942-781-0.84%
201292,723-581-0.62%
201193,304-351-0.37%
201093,6557,5918.82%
199086,0642,6383.16%
198083,42611,02415.23%
197072,4022,7733.98%
196069,6294,8137.43%
195064,8166,91811.95%
194057,8986,81513.34%
193051,0836,93415.71%
192044,1497,70721.15%
191036,4423,2799.89%
190033,1637,80030.75%
189025,3633,61916.64%
188021,7446,03638.43%
187015,708-1,038-6.20%
186016,7462,25115.53%
185014,4951,0537.83%
184013,4425073.92%
183012,9351,46112.73%
182011,4741,15811.23%
181010,3162,03924.63%
18008,2772,09033.78%
17906,1870.00%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White69,614
Black or African American17,041
Some Other Race2,263
Two or More Races1,927
Asian491
American Indian and Alaska Native477
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander85

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Rockingham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rockingham County, North Carolina Median Age

44.1


Total

42.4


Male

45


Female

Rockingham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 72,599 adults, (16,817 of which are seniors) in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockingham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

47,585

51.78%

Male

44,313

48.22%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Households and Families

Rockingham County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockingham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All67.8%32.2%
Male64.8%35.2%
Non Family55.6%44.4%
Female43.2%56.8%

67.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockingham County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,5032.4167.8
Married17,5362.9884.7
Non Family12,5481.1755.6
Female5,5943.1743.2
Male1,8253.1364.8

2.96

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

5.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockingham County, North Carolina Households

Rockingham County, North Carolina Education

Rockingham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,1736.38%
9th to 12th Grade8,17512.50%
High School Graduate23,64836.15%
Some College14,69822.47%
Associates Degree5,6788.68%
Bachelors Degree6,3729.74%
Graduate Degree2,6764.09%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,76441,4887,449
Black11,9359,1441,101
Hispanic2,6121,526244
Other Race1,016490109
Multiple Races742600112
Asian32824099
Native American29420274
Islander424230

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 71.43%.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,080$33,803$25,598
Less Than High School$19,557$21,771$13,956
High School Grad$26,183$30,774$21,421
Some College$32,034$40,367$25,865
Bachelors Degree$40,556$48,709$36,928
Graduate Degree$54,180$69,250$43,519

$30,080

Average Earnings

$33,803

Average Male

$25,598

Average Female

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language by Age

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language

94.36% of Rockingham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.64% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.66% of the population.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White65,83610,26715.59%
Black16,7905,14230.63%
Hispanic5,3341,38325.93%
Other2,20783037.61%
Multiple1,88571637.98%
Asian49113327.09%
Native4718518.05%

19.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.57%

Male Poverty Rate

21.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina is Multiple, with 37.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina is White, with 15.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.73%.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.66%
High School15.16%
Some College12.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.78%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed42.62%
Female Unemployed40.57%
Female Employed10.99%
Male Employed7.23%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Income

Rockingham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,003$50,754
Families$48,962$59,546
Married Families$60,246$70,846
Non Families$22,035$31,153

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockingham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

6,351

Number of Veterans

5,933

Male Veterans

418

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,502
First Gulf War931
Second Gulf War626
Korea590
World War II355

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,526
55 to 641,492
35 to 541,461
75+1,442
18 to 34430

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,0258.98%
Black1,1468.45%
Hispanic1474.60%
Other1007.52%
Hawaiian3378.57%
2 or More272.89%
Indian205.99%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

9.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment Status

Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

56.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Rockingham County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Eden1570415376-328-2.09%
Reidsville1445413977-477-3.30%
Wentworth28072748-59-2.10%
Mayodan24782450-28-1.13%
Madison22462183-63-2.80%
Stoneville10571031-26-2.46%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990