Rocky Point, North Carolina Population 2022

1,687
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Rocky Point is a city located in Pender County North Carolina. Rocky Point has a 2020 population of 1,687. Rocky Point is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 5.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,602 in 2010.

The average household income in Rocky Point is $57,999 with a poverty rate of 22.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $179,600. The median age in Rocky Point is 39.9 years, 44.7 years for males, and 31.2 years for females.

Rocky Point Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rocky Pointwas:

  • White: 57.00%
  • Other race: 33.82%
  • Black or African American: 9.18%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Rocky Point, North Carolina is 1,687 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,687.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,602.

Rocky Point, North Carolina Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White93757.00%
Black or African American1519.18%
Some Other Race55633.82%
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Rocky Point Population by Race

Rocky Point Population Pyramid 2022

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Rocky Point Median Age

40.7


Total

45.3


Male

40


Female

Rocky Point Adults

There are 1,180 adults, (226 of whom are seniors) in Rocky Point.

Rocky Point Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Rocky Point Sex Ratio

Female

774

47.08%

Male

870

52.92%

Rocky Point Population by Age

Rocky Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rocky Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family76.5%23.5%
Married76.3%23.7%
All74.3%25.7%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female57.9%42.1%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rocky Point Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6272.6274.3
Married3213.1476.3
Male665.3662.1
Female193.2157.9
Non Family221076.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Rocky Point Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19417.29%
9th to 12th Grade21218.89%
High School Graduate22820.32%
Some College22219.79%
Associates Degree1049.27%
Bachelors Degree11610.34%
Graduate Degree464.10%
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Rocky Point Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rocky Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White712521146
Black12011416
Hispanic29081
Other Race23829

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.51%.

Rocky Point Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,386$32,000$11,907
Less Than 9th Grade$15,257$20,375$
High School Graduate$11,344$$11,594
Some College$35,313$$25,625
Bachelors Degree$$$16,875
Graduate Degree$$$

$21,386

Average Earnings

$32,000

Average Male

$11,907

Average Female

Rocky Point Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rocky Point Language by Age

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Rocky Point Language

62.32% of Rocky Point residents speak only English, while 37.68% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 37.68% of the population.

Rocky Point Language

Rocky Point Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic60827645.39%
Black1513623.84%
White885515.76%
Other276NaN%

22.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.94%

Male Poverty Rate

18.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rocky Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rocky Point is Hispanic, with 45.39% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rocky Point is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.53%.

Rocky Point Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.58%
High School18.42%
Some College3.68%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rocky Point Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed19.72%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed20.39%
Female Unemployed78.57%

Rocky Point Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rocky Point Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,219$62,687
Families$42,823$78,955
Married Families$41,991-
Non Families$20,784$31,609
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Income by Household Type

Rocky Point Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Rocky Point Married by Age and Sex

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Rocky Point 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 Over 65.

Rocky Point Marital Status by Race

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Rocky Point Marital Status

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160

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War
Vietnam64
Korea50
World War II

Rocky Point Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54
55 to 6462
65 to 74
75+98

Rocky Point Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White13816.79%
Black2218.33%

Rocky Point Veterans by Race

Rocky Point Veterans by Education

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21.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rocky Point Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rocky Point Employment by Age

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Rocky Point Employment by Race

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Rocky Point 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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59.98%

Born in Rocky Point

85.34%

Native Born

14.66%

Foreign Born

14.66%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.34% of Rocky Point residents were born in the United States, with 59.98% having been born in North Carolina. 14.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rocky Point Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,6020.00%
20111,554-48-3.00%
20121,80925516.41%
20131,9271186.52%
20141,901-26-1.35%
20151,967663.47%
20162,039723.66%
20171,879-160-7.85%
20181,772-107-5.69%
20191,687-85-4.80%
20201,6870.00%
20211,6870.00%
20221,6870.00%

Rocky Point Population by Year