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People

Total Population 445
Male Share of the Population 42.2%
Female Share of the Population 57.8%
Senior Citizens 17.8%
Employed Population 16+ 129
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 23.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 5.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $20,469
% Above Poverty Level 45.2%
% Below Poverty Level 54.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 46.4%
Median Gross Rent $515
Median House Value $65,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 89.2%
US/American 0%
English 0.9%
Irish 0%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Roper Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NE of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 71 miles SW of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 27970
Phone Area Codes 252
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 35.877
Longitude -76.615

Roper Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PLYMOUTH 5 E
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 52 inches
Station COLUMBIA
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 70 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 52 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches
Station BELHAVEN 5 SW
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 53 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 89 F
Oct Temp 51 to 73 F
Annual Precip 49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Creswell 294 $55,313
Edenton 4,942 $28,804
Jamesville 547 $40,179
Pantego 222 $50,000
Plymouth 3,736 $30,458

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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