Rockingham County, North Carolina Population 2022

Rockingham County, North Carolina's estimated population is 92,189 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Rockingham County, North Carolina is the 32nd largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 93,661 and has seen a growth of -1.57% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17906,1870.00%
18008,2772,09033.78%
181010,3162,03924.63%
182011,4741,15811.23%
183012,9351,46112.73%
184013,4425073.92%
185014,4951,0537.83%
186016,7462,25115.53%
187015,708-1,038-6.20%
188021,7446,03638.43%
189025,3633,61916.64%
190033,1637,80030.75%
191036,4423,2799.89%
192044,1497,70721.15%
193051,0836,93415.71%
194057,8986,81513.34%
195064,8166,91811.95%
196069,6294,8137.43%
197072,4022,7733.98%
198083,42611,02415.23%
199086,0642,6383.16%
201093,6617,5978.83%
201193,284-377-0.40%
201292,691-593-0.64%
201391,896-795-0.86%
201491,790-106-0.12%
201591,657-133-0.14%
201691,308-349-0.38%
201790,791-517-0.57%
201890,617-174-0.19%
201991,0103930.43%
202091,4033930.43%
202191,7963930.43%
202292,1893930.43%
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Rockingham County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White68,15474.85%
Black or African American16,58018.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native4730.52%
Asian6390.70%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander160.02%
Some Other Race2,2822.51%
Two or More Races2,9073.19%
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Rockingham County, North Carolina Population by Race

Rockingham County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Rockingham County, North Carolina Median Age

45


Total

43.2


Male

47.1


Female

Rockingham County, North Carolina Adults

There are 72,571 adults, (18,554 of whom are seniors) in Rockingham County, North Carolina.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Rockingham County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

47,333

51.99%

Male

43,718

48.01%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Population by Age

Rockingham County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rockingham County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All69.5%30.5%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Female40.8%59.2%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rockingham County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,5322.3269.5
Married18,8272.8885
Male1,7502.8167.5
Female5,0823.0740.8
Non Family12,8731.1558.6

2.84

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Rockingham County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,3815.14%
9th to 12th Grade7,64611.62%
High School Graduate22,28133.86%
Some College15,74723.93%
Associates Degree6,73810.24%
Bachelors Degree6,66610.13%
Graduate Degree3,3535.09%
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Rockingham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rockingham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander10109
Asian455406229
Native American35228686
White49,39542,4258,328
2+ Races1,2871,206167
Black12,1389,5351,095
Hispanic2,6681,316198
Other Race95424333

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 90.00%.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,108$39,694$28,987
Less Than 9th Grade$23,266$28,968$16,719
High School Graduate$30,214$35,490$23,129
Some College$36,615$42,259$30,662
Bachelors Degree$47,780$52,703$40,576
Graduate Degree$54,682$62,426$52,891

$34,108

Average Earnings

$39,694

Average Male

$28,987

Average Female

Rockingham County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Rockingham County, North Carolina Language

93.96% of Rockingham County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.34% of the population.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Language

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,6032,24940.14%
Multiple2,88975526.13%
Black15,7693,76123.85%
White64,7519,28414.34%
Islander1616.25%
Asian639396.10%
Native47340.85%
Other1,567NaN%

17.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.15%

Male Poverty Rate

18.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 40.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rockingham County, North Carolina is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.30%.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.85%
High School14.49%
Some College10.58%
Bachelors or Greater4.47%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.10%
Male Unemployed31.87%
Female Employed9.91%
Female Unemployed29.30%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rockingham County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,697$59,308
Families$55,678$70,229
Married Families$67,850$82,200
Non Families$26,378$35,056
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Income by Household Type

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rockingham County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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Rockingham County, North Carolina 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.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Rockingham County, North Carolina Marital Status

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4,959

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War638
First Gulf War964
Vietnam1,994
Korea300
World War II141

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34313
35 to 54985
55 to 641,044
65 to 741,268
75+1,349

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,9237.09%
Black9266.83%
Native American5214.77%
Other Race90.78%
2+ Races493.07%
Hispanic150.45%

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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7.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rockingham County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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56.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Rockingham County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Rockingham County, North Carolina 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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71.43%

Born in Rockingham County, North Carolina

96.33%

Native Born

3.67%

Foreign Born

2.32%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.33% of Rockingham County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 71.43% having been born in North Carolina. 2.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Rockingham County, North Carolina Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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