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People

Total Population445
Male Share of the Population42.2%
Female Share of the Population57.8%
Senior Citizens17.8%
Employed Population 16+129
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married23.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.6%
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 Level45.2%
% Below Poverty Level54.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone46.4%
Median Gross Rent$515
Median House Value$65,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)89.2%
US/American0%
English0.9%
Irish0%

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

Roper Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 46 miles NE of Greenville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City71 miles SW of Virginia Beach, Virginia
CountyWashington
Standard Zip Codes27970
Phone Area Codes252
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude35.877
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)

StationPLYMOUTH 5 E
Distance2.1 miles
Jan Temp33 to 54 F
Apr Temp48 to 74 F
Jul Temp70 to 90 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip52 inches
StationCOLUMBIA
Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp33 to 52 F
Apr Temp48 to 70 F
Jul Temp70 to 89 F
Oct Temp52 to 73 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches
StationBELHAVEN 5 SW
Distance26.4 miles
Jan Temp34 to 53 F
Apr Temp50 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 89 F
Oct Temp51 to 73 F
Annual Precip49.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Creswell294$55,313
Edenton4,942$28,804
Jamesville547$40,179
Pantego222$50,000
Plymouth3,736$30,458

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

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