East Rockingham, North Carolina Population 2021

3,086
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East Rockingham is a city located in North Carolina. East Rockingham has a 2020 population of 3,086. East Rockingham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -17.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,736 in 2010. East Rockingham reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in East Rockingham is $37,741 with a poverty rate of 37.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $780 per month, and the median house value is $50,000. The median age in East Rockingham is 41 years, 32.2 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

East Rockingham Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Rockinghamwas:

  • White: 72.00%
  • Black or African American: 22.72%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.75%
  • Asian: 0.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Rockingham, North Carolina is 3,086 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,086.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,736.

East Rockingham, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,22272.00%
Black or African American70122.72%
Two or More Races1063.43%
Some Other Race331.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.75%
Asian10.03%
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East Rockingham Population by Race

East Rockingham Population Pyramid $2021

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East Rockingham Median Age

41


Total

32.2


Male

43.6


Female

East Rockingham Adults

There are 2,228 adults, (468 of whom are seniors) in East Rockingham.

East Rockingham Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Child Dependency Ratio

East Rockingham Sex Ratio

Female

1,443

46.76%

Male

1,643

53.24%

East Rockingham Population by Age

East Rockingham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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East Rockingham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female40.8%59.2%
Male55.6%44.4%
Non Family59.7%40.3%
All63.8%36.2%
Married89.4%10.6%

63.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

East Rockingham Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2372.4863.8
Non Family4421.0459.7
Married3883.1389.4
Female3263.4340.8
Male813.4455.6

3.21

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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East Rockingham Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade21910.93%
9th to 12th Grade26913.43%
High School Graduate75937.89%
Some College45822.87%
Associates Degree1929.59%
Bachelors Degree281.40%
Graduate Degree783.89%
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East Rockingham Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Rockingham Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3871,08473
Black393335
Hispanic2008533
2+ Races333333
Other Race239
Native American2311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

East Rockingham Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,388$23,482$22,233
Less Than 9th Grade$15,845$$15,709
High School Graduate$22,679$28,307$
Some College$26,029$$26,875
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$68,668$$68,668

$22,388

Average Earnings

$23,482

Average Male

$22,233

Average Female

East Rockingham Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Rockingham Language by Age

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East Rockingham Language

86.14% of East Rockingham residents speak only English, while 13.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.86% of the population.

East Rockingham Language

East Rockingham Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,89747024.78%
Black69841158.88%
Hispanic40125262.84%
Native2323100.00%
Multiple10676.60%

37.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.16%

Male Poverty Rate

39.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Rockingham

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Rockingham is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Rockingham is Multiple, with 6.60% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 49.63%.

East Rockingham Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.25%
High School43.48%
Some College15.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

East Rockingham Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed61.40%
Female Employed20.93%
Male Employed12.19%

East Rockingham Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Rockingham Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$22,227$37,741
Families$34,345$47,587
Married Families$58,810-
Non Families$15,319$19,647
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Income by Household Type

East Rockingham Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.2%

Male Marriage Rate

32.3%

Female Marriage Rate

East Rockingham Married by Age and Sex

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East Rockingham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Rockingham Marital Status by Race

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East Rockingham Marital Status

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192

Number of Veterans

173

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War83
World War II42
Vietnam41
Second Gulf War14
Korea

East Rockingham Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5492
75+69
55 to 6417
65 to 7414
18 to 34

East Rockingham Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White17410.13%
Black184.41%

East Rockingham Veterans by Race

East Rockingham Veterans by Education

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18.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Rockingham Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

East Rockingham Employment by Age

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East Rockingham Employment by Race

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East Rockingham Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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82.60%

Born in East Rockingham

92.38%

Native Born

7.62%

Foreign Born

5.41%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.38% of East Rockingham residents were born in the United States, with 82.60% having been born in North Carolina. 5.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

East Rockingham Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,0860.00%
20203,0860.00%
20193,086-203-6.17%
20183,289-108-3.18%
20173,397591.77%
20163,338-583-14.87%
20153,921-148-3.64%
20144,0693479.32%
20133,722140.38%
20123,708-173-4.46%
20113,8811453.88%
20103,7360.00%

East Rockingham Population by Year