Roanoke Rapids is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 14,103, it is the 71st largest city in North Carolina and the 2409th largest city in the United States. Roanoke Rapids is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -10.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,754 in 2010. Roanoke Rapids reached it's highest population of 16,957 in 2000. Spanning over 10 miles, Roanoke Rapids has a population density of 1,423 people per square mile.
The average household income in Roanoke Rapids is $53,587 with a poverty rate of 23.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $704 per month, and the median house value is $112,900. The median age in Roanoke Rapids is 36.7 years, 33.9 years for males, and 40.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 86.2 males.