Rockingham County, North Carolina Population 2018

Rockingham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 90,949 with a growth rate of -0.45% 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
201791,5666170.68%
201790,949-410-0.45%
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
White69,500
Black or African American17,054
Some Other Race2,206
Two or More Races1,775
Asian511
American Indian and Alaska Native472
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander48

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Rockingham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Rockingham County, North Carolina Median Age

44.4


Total

42.9


Male

45.4


Female

Rockingham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 72,539 adults, (17,306 of whom are seniors) in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockingham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

47,433

51.80%

Male

44,133

48.20%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Households and Families

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

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Rockingham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All68.4%31.6%
Male63.9%36.1%
Non Family57.9%42.1%
Female41.3%58.7%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockingham County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All37,1622.4268.4
Married17,4592.9984.8
Non Family12,6861.1657.9
Female5,2873.3241.3
Male1,7303.2863.9

2.99

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

5.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade3,7905.79%
9th to 12th Grade8,49812.98%
High School Graduate22,60334.53%
Some College15,11123.09%
Associates Degree5,8328.91%
Bachelors Degree6,66510.18%
Graduate Degree2,9564.52%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White49,68241,5397,950
Black12,0639,3021,239
Hispanic2,5901,420224
Other Race95536995
Multiple Races62252142
Asian353259132
Native American31018043
Islander15156

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 40.00%.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,098$35,418$26,423
Less Than High School$21,095$25,080$14,208
High School Grad$27,065$31,868$21,440
Some College$33,183$40,876$26,542
Bachelors Degree$41,866$53,712$37,832
Graduate Degree$52,188$68,571$45,231

$31,098

Average Earnings

$35,418

Average Male

$26,423

Average Female

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language by Age

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language

94.33% of Rockingham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 5.67% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.60% of the population.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White65,4609,53714.57%
Black16,7224,60627.54%
Hispanic5,3561,59529.78%
Other2,14691442.59%
Multiple1,74974442.54%
Asian51116532.29%
Native4666914.81%

18.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.87%

Male Poverty Rate

19.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina is Other, with 42.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina is White, with 14.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.77%.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.23%
High School14.54%
Some College10.87%
Bachelors or Greater5.87%

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

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed45.42%
Male Unemployed38.96%
Female Employed11.35%
Male Employed6.68%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Income

Rockingham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,700$53,674
Families$52,090$63,676
Married Families$63,612$75,792
Non Families$23,888$31,910

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

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 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

5,928

Number of Veterans

5,565

Male Veterans

363

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam2,300
First Gulf War939
Second Gulf War677
Korea480
World War II310

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,455
75+1,358
55 to 641,355
35 to 541,342
18 to 34418

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,6918.37%
Black1,1438.39%
Hispanic792.45%
Other372.98%
Indian267.56%
2 or More222.60%
Hawaiian960.00%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

10.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment Status

Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

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