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Demographics

People

Total Population4,782
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens22.3%
Employed Population 16+2,000
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married44%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.8%
Median Earnings25+$28,961
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,304
Median Earnings With High School Degree$22,688

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,881
% Above Poverty Level69.9%
% Below Poverty Level30.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone41.3%
Median Gross Rent$588
Median House Value$115,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.5%
English8%
German7.2%
Irish3.5%
Scottish2.7%
West Indian1.7%
Barbadian1.7%
African1.1%
French Except Basque0.6%
Italian0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Polish0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Czech0.3%
Hungarian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
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Rocky Mount Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes24151
Phone Area Codes540
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.99
Approximate Longitude-79.89

Rocky Mount Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationROCKY MOUNT
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp42 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp44 to 68 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationROANOKE WOODRUM AP
Distance22.5 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 69 F
Annual Precip42.4 inches
StationSTUART
Distance32 miles
Jan Temp26 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip51.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boones Mill149$61,786
Floyd576$59,375
Martinsville13,551$46,713
Roanoke99,329$50,223
Salem25,290$66,511
Vinton8,170$56,131

Rocky Mount Public Libraries

Franklin County Public Library
355 FRANKLIN ST.
Rocky Mount, Virginia
(540) 483-3098

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Rocky Mount Hospitals

Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
180 Floyd Avenue
(540) 483-5280

Rocky Mount Public Schools

Ben. Franklin Middle-east
375 Middle School Rd
ZIP: 24151
(540) 483-5105
Middle
Total Enrollment 543
Ben. Franklin Middle-west
225 Middle School Road
ZIP: 24151
(540) 483-5105
Middle
Total Enrollment 843
Franklin County High
700 Tanyard Rd
ZIP: 24151
(540) 483-0221
High
Total Enrollment 2157
Gereau Ctr For Apl Tech&career Expl
150 Technology Dr
ZIP: 24151
(540) 483-5446
Other
Total Enrollment 302
Lee M. Waid Elem
540 E Court St
ZIP: 24151
(540) 483-5736
Primary
Total Enrollment 394
Rocky Mount Elem
555 School Board Rd
ZIP: 24151
(540) 483-5040
Primary
Total Enrollment 384
Sontag Elem
3101 Sontag Rd
ZIP: 24151
(540) 483-5667
Primary
Total Enrollment 343

Rocky Mount Private Schools

Christian Heritage Academy
625 Glennwood Dr
ZIP: 24151
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 95
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