Rockfish, North Carolina Population 2021

3,523
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Rockfish is a city located in North Carolina. Rockfish has a 2020 population of 3,523. Rockfish is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 6.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,298 in 2010. Rockfish reached it's highest population of in .

The average household income in Rockfish is $70,545 with a poverty rate of 10.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,158 per month, and the median house value is $137,900. The median age in Rockfish is 34.1 years, 34.2 years for males, and 32.9 years for females.

Rockfish Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rockfishwas:

  • White: 53.05%
  • Black or African American: 28.67%
  • Two or more races: 6.41%
  • Asian: 4.85%
  • Other race: 4.68%
  • Native American: 2.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rockfish, North Carolina is 3,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,523.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,298.

Rockfish, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,86953.05%
Black or African American1,01028.67%
Two or More Races2266.41%
Asian1714.85%
Some Other Race1654.68%
American Indian and Alaska Native822.33%
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Rockfish Population by Race

Rockfish Population Pyramid $2021

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Rockfish Median Age

34.1


Total

34.2


Male

32.9


Female

Rockfish Adults

There are 2,776 adults, (326 of whom are seniors) in Rockfish.

Rockfish Age Dependency

43.8

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockfish Sex Ratio

Female

1,829

51.92%

Male

1,694

48.08%

Rockfish Population by Age

Rockfish Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockfish Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.7%54.3%
Male50%50%
All79.6%20.4%
Non Family81%19%
Married89.4%10.6%

79.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockfish Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3482.6179.6
Married7183.1689.4
Non Family4001.3281
Female1863.1245.7
Male443.1650

3.08

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Rockfish Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade341.41%
9th to 12th Grade883.65%
High School Graduate67327.88%
Some College99241.09%
Associates Degree1536.34%
Bachelors Degree39916.53%
Graduate Degree753.11%
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Rockfish Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockfish Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,3021,243335
Black69869879
Hispanic200183
2+ Races1035115
Asian929236
Other Race8585
Native American82719

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 asian people with a rate of 39.13%.

Rockfish Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,693$47,143$40,074
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$46,311$50,375$
Some College$42,965$41,858$44,803
Bachelors Degree$46,563$47,941$37,240
Graduate Degree$43,661$$43,661

$44,693

Average Earnings

$47,143

Average Male

$40,074

Average Female

Rockfish Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockfish Language by Age

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Rockfish Language

91.25% of Rockfish residents speak only English, while 8.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.18% of the population.

Rockfish Language

Rockfish Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,00317317.25%
White1,7941618.97%
Hispanic3494613.18%
Multiple226187.96%
Asian171116.43%

10.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.08%

Male Poverty Rate

10.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockfish

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockfish is Black, with 17.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockfish is Asian, with 6.43% 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 10.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.81%.

Rockfish Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College9.87%
High School7.43%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Rockfish Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed5.56%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Rockfish Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockfish Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,796$70,545
Families$73,617$77,414
Married Families$78,770-
Non Families$49,559$51,346
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Income by Household Type

Rockfish Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockfish Married by Age and Sex

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Rockfish Marriage

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

Rockfish Marital Status by Race

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Rockfish Marital Status

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643

Number of Veterans

453

Male Veterans

190

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War283
First Gulf War243
Vietnam138
World War II
Korea

Rockfish Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54237
18 to 34166
55 to 64152
65 to 7472
75+16

Rockfish Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White30121.50%
Black20826.43%
Hispanic9636.64%
Other Race4839.34%
Asian4331.39%
Native American2834.15%
2+ Races1511.72%

Rockfish Veterans by Race

Rockfish Veterans by Education

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4.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockfish Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Rockfish Employment by Age

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Rockfish Employment by Race

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Rockfish 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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56.85%

Born in Rockfish

95.94%

Native Born

4.06%

Foreign Born

1.08%

Non Citizen

2.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.94% of Rockfish residents were born in the United States, with 56.85% having been born in North Carolina. 1.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rockfish Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,5230.00%
20203,5230.00%
20193,523-96-2.65%
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%

Rockfish Population by Year