Rocky Point, North Carolina Population 2020

1,772

Rocky Point is a city located in North Carolina. Rocky Point has a 2020 population of 1,772. Rocky Point is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 10.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,602 in 2010. Rocky Point reached it's highest population of 2,039 in 2016.

The average household income in Rocky Point is $61,788 with a poverty rate of 6.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,002 per month, and the median house value is $167,900. The median age in Rocky Point is 39.2 years, 41.7 years for males, and 28.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.0 males.

Rocky Point Demographics

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

  • White: 60.38%
  • Other race: 26.58%
  • Black or African American: 7.96%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Rocky Point, North Carolina is 1,772, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,772.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,602.

Rocky Point, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07060.38%
Some Other Race47126.58%
Black or African American1417.96%
Two or More Races905.08%

Rocky Point Population Pyramid 2020

Rocky Point Median Age

39.2


Total

41.7


Male

28.8


Female

Rocky Point Adults

There are 1,246 adults, (203 of whom are seniors) in Rocky Point.

Rocky Point Age Dependency

69.9

Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Rocky Point Sex Ratio

Female

918

51.81%

Male

854

48.19%

Rocky Point Households and Families

Rocky Point Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Rocky Point Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married77.8%22.2%
All76.7%23.3%
Non Family74.2%25.8%
Female40.9%59.1%

76.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7172.4776.7
Married3613.3377.8
Non Family287074.2
Male474.4100
Female223.540.9

3.38

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Rocky Point Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade19416.52%
9th to 12th Grade23019.59%
High School Graduate26522.57%
Some College23620.10%
Associates Degree1018.60%
Bachelors Degree1008.52%
Graduate Degree484.09%

Rocky Point Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White696532134
Hispanic35191
Other Race24037
Black12712714

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 white people with a rate of 19.25%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,250$41,393$15,333
Less Than High School$37,928$40,745$
High School Grad$$26,250$11,523
Some College$36,382$72,083$20,885
Bachelors Degree$41,453$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$34,250

Average Earnings

$41,393

Average Male

$15,333

Average Female

Rocky Point Language

Rocky Point Language by Age

Rocky Point Language

56.15% of Rocky Point residents speak only English, while 43.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 43.85% of the population.

Rocky Point Poverty

Rocky Point Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White866465.31%
Hispanic675456.67%
Other471459.55%
Black1413222.70%

6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.03%

Male Poverty Rate

6.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rocky Point

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rocky Point is Black, with 22.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rocky Point is White, with 5.31% 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 20.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.98%
High School15.85%
Some College2.67%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed16.31%
Male Employed5.50%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Rocky Point Income

Rocky Point Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,955$61,788
Families$45,577$78,713
Married Families$51,458-
Non Families$21,782$35,564

Rocky Point Marital Status

Rocky Point Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.7%

Male Marriage Rate

65.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Rocky Point Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Rocky Point Marital Status by Race

Rocky Point Veterans

160

Number of Veterans

155

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea49
Vietnam42
Second Gulf War19
World War II6
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+81
55 to 6460
18 to 3419
65 to 74
35 to 54
Name Veterans % of Total
White13415.42%
Black2620.47%
Hispanic143.61%

$Rocky Point Veterans by Education

20.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rocky Point Employment Status

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Rocky Point 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

56.32%

Born in North Carolina

80.08%

Native Born

19.92%

Foreign Born

18.85%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

80.08% of Rocky Point residents were born in the United States, with 56.32% having been born in North Carolina. 18.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,7720.00%
20191,7720.00%
20181,772-107-5.69%
20171,879-160-7.85%
20162,039723.66%
20151,967663.47%
20141,901-26-1.35%
20131,9271186.52%
20121,80925516.41%
20111,554-48-3.00%
20101,6020.00%