East Rockingham, North Carolina Population 2020

3,289

East Rockingham is a city located in North Carolina. East Rockingham has a 2020 population of 3,289. East Rockingham is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -11.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,736 in 2010. East Rockingham reached it's highest population of 4,069 in 2014.

The average household income in East Rockingham is $35,332 with a poverty rate of 41.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $53,000. The median age in East Rockingham is 40.7 years, 41.8 years for males, and 40.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.0 males.

East Rockingham Demographics

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

  • White: 65.64%
  • Black or African American: 25.17%
  • Two or more races: 5.02%
  • Other race: 2.37%
  • Native American: 1.79%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of East Rockingham, North Carolina is 3,289, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,289.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,736.

East Rockingham, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,15965.64%
Black or African American82825.17%
Two or More Races1655.02%
Some Other Race782.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native591.79%

East Rockingham Population Pyramid 2020

East Rockingham Median Age

40.7


Total

41.8


Male

40.5


Female

East Rockingham Adults

There are 2,333 adults, (424 of whom are seniors) in East Rockingham.

East Rockingham Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.1

Child Dependency Ratio

East Rockingham Sex Ratio

Female

1,817

55.24%

Male

1,472

44.76%

East Rockingham Households and Families

East Rockingham Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

East Rockingham Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.5%24.5%
Male58.2%41.8%
All57%43%
Non Family53.9%46.1%
Female32.4%67.6%

57.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4002.3457
Married5222.7875.5
Non Family475053.9
Female3363.332.4
Male673.6458.2

3

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

East Rockingham Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade26612.75%
9th to 12th Grade27112.99%
High School Graduate79538.11%
Some College45821.96%
Associates Degree1145.47%
Bachelors Degree1155.51%
Graduate Degree673.21%

East Rockingham Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3321,019145
Black43538512
Hispanic25212525
Other Race6754
Native American5912
Multiple Races333325

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 75.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,755$22,316$20,065
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$16,613$30,094$13,164
Some College$21,885$$21,726
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$68,711$$68,711

$20,755

Average Earnings

$22,316

Average Male

$20,065

Average Female

East Rockingham Language

East Rockingham Language by Age

East Rockingham Language

88.45% of East Rockingham residents speak only English, while 11.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.55% of the population.

East Rockingham Poverty

East Rockingham Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,83953328.98%
Black82543352.48%
Hispanic43329668.36%
Multiple1647344.51%
Native592542.37%

41.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.70%

Male Poverty Rate

46.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Rockingham

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Rockingham is Hispanic, with 68.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Rockingham is White, with 28.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.52%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.65%
High School41.64%
Some College15.73%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.03%
Female Unemployed39.77%
Female Employed28.86%
Male Employed16.50%

East Rockingham Income

East Rockingham Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$21,535$35,332
Families$30,282$44,526
Married Families$47,978-
Non Families$13,105$17,023

East Rockingham Marital Status

East Rockingham Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.9%

Female Marriage Rate

East Rockingham Married by Age and Sex

East Rockingham Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Rockingham Marital Status by Race

East Rockingham Veterans

231

Number of Veterans

199

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
First Gulf War69
World War II43
Second Gulf War12
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5482
75+54
65 to 7443
55 to 6440
18 to 3412
Name Veterans % of Total
White18010.77%
Black5110.87%

$East Rockingham Veterans by Education

9.09%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Rockingham Employment Status

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

49.4%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

East Rockingham Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.41%

Born in North Carolina

92.28%

Native Born

7.72%

Foreign Born

6.54%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.28% of East Rockingham residents were born in the United States, with 76.41% having been born in North Carolina. 6.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,2890.00%
20193,2890.00%
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%