Rockfish, North Carolina Population 2020

3,619

Rockfish is a city located in North Carolina. Rockfish has a 2020 population of 3,619. Rockfish is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,298 in 2010. Rockfish reached it's highest population of 3,810 in 2015.

The average household income in Rockfish is $70,744 with a poverty rate of 9.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,204 per month, and the median house value is $138,800. The median age in Rockfish is 31.5 years, 31 years for males, and 32.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.5 males.

Rockfish Demographics

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

  • White: 55.02%
  • Black or African American: 27.47%
  • Two or more races: 8.21%
  • Asian: 5.17%
  • Other race: 1.99%
  • Native American: 1.58%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.58%
The current population of Rockfish, North Carolina is 3,619, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,619.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,298.

Rockfish, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,99155.02%
Black or African American99427.47%
Two or More Races2978.21%
Asian1875.17%
Some Other Race721.99%
American Indian and Alaska Native571.58%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.58%

Rockfish Population Pyramid 2020

Rockfish Median Age

31.5


Total

31


Male

32.3


Female

Rockfish Adults

There are 2,709 adults, (238 of whom are seniors) in Rockfish.

Rockfish Age Dependency

46.5

Age Dependency Ratio

9.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockfish Sex Ratio

Female

1,900

52.50%

Male

1,719

47.50%

Rockfish Households and Families

Rockfish Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rockfish Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.7%8.3%
All77%23%
Non Family74.5%25.5%
Male30.2%69.8%
Female24.7%75.3%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3422.6977
Married7613.2591.7
Non Family3801.3874.5
Female1583.1224.7
Male432.7430.2

3.19

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

8.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rockfish Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade461.93%
9th to 12th Grade733.07%
High School Graduate62126.10%
Some College86336.28%
Associates Degree23910.05%
Bachelors Degree40517.02%
Graduate Degree1325.55%

Rockfish Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3101,255359
Black571571112
Hispanic166146
Multiple Races1599544
Asian13013022
Other Race7272
Native American5757
Islander2121

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 27.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,235$48,160$36,471
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$47,143$52,115$
Some College$34,985$36,786$26,853
Bachelors Degree$46,536$47,823$44,567
Graduate Degree$44,375$$50,208

$43,235

Average Earnings

$48,160

Average Male

$36,471

Average Female

Rockfish Language

Rockfish Language by Age

Rockfish Language

93.84% of Rockfish residents speak only English, while 6.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.97% of the population.

Rockfish Poverty

Rockfish Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,8641799.60%
Black98713914.08%
Multiple2973110.44%
Asian187126.42%

9.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.48%

Male Poverty Rate

12.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockfish

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockfish is Black, with 14.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockfish is Asian, with 6.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.22%.

Name Poverty
High School4.99%
Some College4.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed7.20%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Rockfish Income

Rockfish Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,188$70,744
Families$75,196$76,545
Married Families$78,844-
Non Families$49,919$53,934

Rockfish Marital Status

Rockfish Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockfish Married by Age and Sex

Rockfish Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Rockfish Marital Status by Race

Rockfish Veterans

673

Number of Veterans

454

Male Veterans

219

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War342
First Gulf War302
Vietnam115
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54308
18 to 34153
55 to 64118
65 to 7476
75+18
Name Veterans % of Total
White35225.34%
Black16323.19%
Hispanic9149.73%
Other57100.00%
Asian3421.52%
Indian3459.65%
2 or More3315.49%

$Rockfish Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockfish Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

65%

Employment Rate

1.5%

Unemployment Rate

Rockfish 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

51.01%

Born in North Carolina

95.05%

Native Born

4.95%

Foreign Born

1.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.05% of Rockfish residents were born in the United States, with 51.01% having been born in North Carolina. 1.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,6190.00%
20193,6190.00%
20183,6191434.11%
20173,476-260-6.96%
20163,736-74-1.94%
20153,810721.93%
20143,7381444.01%
20133,5941394.02%
20123,4552006.14%
20113,255-43-1.30%
20103,2980.00%