Rockingham employment information

IndexRockinghamNorth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$18,818$25,608$28,555
Median household income$33,772$46,693$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,826$59,204$68,142
Median income renter occupied$16,534$29,260$33,219
Median earnings male$25,772$32,206$36,116
Median earnings female$25,474$24,378$25,692
Unemployment rate8.8%6.6%5.8%
Poverty level26.5%17.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rockingham is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rockingham is 37% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rockingham is 51% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rockingham is 70% higher than the national average.

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Rockingham median earnings by income bracket

Rockingham employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%2.2%
Manufacturing sector19.6%1.7%
Financial & insurance services2.3%2.5%
Wholesale & retail services11.0%12.9%
Public administration6.7%9.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.2%1.5%
Education, health & social services10.1%45.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Hamlet, NC6,566$36,19532%
Cordova, NC1,748$34,23436%
Lilesville, NC540$34,20536%
Laurel Hill, NC974$33,62537%
McFarlan, NC173$30,93842%
Rockingham, NC9,444$33,77237%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Norwalk, IA9,444$80,40650%
Montecito, CA9,444$130,129143%
Buda, TX9,443$69,68530%
Bethalto, IL9,443$60,23613%
Willoughby Hills, OH9,446$56,4025%
Rockingham, NC9,444$33,77237%
Source: The Rockingham, NC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.