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Living In Rocky Mount, VA

A small town located in Virginia, Rocky Mount has slightly less than 5,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (23%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just over 43, are older than most cities in Virginia. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 55% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $545 per month in the town, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Virginia. Over the course of a year, renters in Rocky Mount will save around $8,900 compared to the state average.

There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Rocky Mount. The four most common are education, retail, manufacturing, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 26% of the workforce in the town. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of residents work in sales, making it the top field in the town. With an average annual income of about $46K, Rocky Mount workers bring in around $42,000 less than the average Virginia resident. The town's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Compared to the national average (5%), Rocky Mount has a relatively large concentration of residents over the age of 25 who have an Associate's degree (7%). Additionally, 6% possess a Bachelor's degree and 6% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

With an average commute time of about 26 minutes, quicker than most cities in the state, Rocky Mount residents find that it isn't overly time-consuming to travel to work. Driving a vehicle is the typical way to get to work, opted for by 41% of commuters, while public transportation isn't extensively used. Not many residents commute to work on foot.

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