Rocky Point 65 Good
Rocky Point Livability #259 ranked city in North Carolina#11,472 ranked city in the USARanks better than 60% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Rocky Point

  • Cost Of Living

    Taking into account the cost of goods and services like housing, groceries, transportation and utilities, the overall cost of living in this area is well below average.

  • Crime

    Crime per 100,000 people is significantly lower than the national average, making it a safe place to live. These crime statistics include both violent and property crimes.

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are a distinguishing feature of this area, possibly driven by a favorable home affordability ratio, higher home values and appreciation rates.

  • Ratings

    Based on recent surveys and polls, locals gave high marks in the walkability to local amenities, safety, public transit, friendliness of neighbors and overall sense of community in the area.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities are not ideally located within walking distance. To access these amenities, residents may be required to rely on a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    A low commute score could be due to longer-than-average work commutes and the limited availability of public transportation in this area.

  • Employment

    In the employment category, a low score could be attributed to low income levels and high unemployment in the area, suggesting potential difficulties in finding lucrative employment.

  • Schools

    The low schools score could result from issues like below-average graduation rates, inadequate reading and math scores, and the unavailability of local elementary and high schools.

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      Rocky Point transportation information

      Statistic Rocky Point North Carolina National
      Average one way commute37min24min26min
      Workers who drive to work69.7%81.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool17.2%9.8%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit11.5%1.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.2%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.0%1.8%2.8%
      Working from home1.6%4.8%4.6%
      Source: The Rocky Point, NC data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).