Rocky Mount employment information

IndexRocky MountVirginiaNational
Income per capita$20,943$33,958$28,555
Median household income$24,788$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$33,762$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$15,871$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$29,352$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$12,313$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate2.1%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level30.6%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Rocky Mount is 27% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Rocky Mount is 54% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Rocky Mount is 64% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Rocky Mount is 96% higher than the national average.

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Rocky Mount median earnings by income bracket

Rocky Mount employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry15.9%1.4%
Manufacturing sector19.4%4.0%
Financial & insurance services2.0%1.6%
Wholesale & retail services10.4%9.1%
Public administration2.4%1.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities8.9%6.9%
Education, health & social services8.6%34.1%

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Rocky Mount, VA4,795$24,78854%

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Source: The Rocky Mount, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.