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Living In Rocky Mount, NC

The small city of Rocky Mount, North Carolina is home to just under 55,000 residents. The city's residents, with an average age of just under 39, are younger than most cities in North Carolina. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between owning (52%) and renting (48%) their residence, driven in part by a relatively reasonable average rent that is $165 a month less than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Rocky Mount will save around $2,000 compared to the state average.

Rocky Mount has a relatively high percentage of residents older than 25 who possess a high school degree or equivalent (22%) compared to the national average. Further, 13% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Rocky Mount: manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. Together, these industries account for 19% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many residents work in transportation, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of around $50,000, Rocky Mount workers earn around $18,000 less than their peers elsewhere in North Carolina. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345).

Averaging about 22 minutes, Rocky Mount's commute time is faster than the North Carolina average of about 25 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the typical way to get to work, selected by 37% of workers, while public transit is not used widely. Relatively few commuters walk to work.

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