Roanoke Rapids, NC

15,454 Population
9.9 square miles 1,554.6 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.2%
was 0.2%
 
Population Density
1,554.6
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
67.4%
was 61.6%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
2.8%
was 2.0%
 
Percent Under 18
27.3%
was 27.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.3%
was 15.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
26.7%
was 22.7%
 
Median Household Income
$33,844
was $34,600
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
49
47.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
12.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
586.5
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
6,305.0
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
6,699
was 6,821
 
Median Rent
$729
was $686
 
Total Building Permits
50
was 5
 
Occupied Housing Units
5,993
was 6,147
 
Homeownership Rate
52.1%
was 52.0%
 
Single Family Building Permits
10
was 5
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
675.8
was 686.2
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
19.7%
was 18.6%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
40
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.5
was 2.5
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.1
was 0.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.2
was 0.3
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
92.1%
was 91.0%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
82.0%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
79.4%
was 79.6%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
20.7%
was 19.7%
 

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