Rocky Mount is a city located in Franklin County Virginia. It is also the county seat of Franklin County. With a 2020 population of 4,684, it is the 66th largest city in Virginia and the 4941st largest city in the United States . Rocky Mount is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -2.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,799 in 2010. Rocky Mount reached it's highest population of 4,780 in 2011. Spanning over 7 miles, Rocky Mount has a population density of 687 people per square mile.
The average household income in Rocky Mount is $49,284 with a poverty rate of 18.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $143,000. The median age in Rocky Mount is 41.3 years, 42.2 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.