Roanoke Rapids, NC : What you need to know

Roanoke Rapids is in northeastern North Carolina, close to the Virginia border. The city has a number of historical sites including Historic Halifax, which was the site of the Fourth Provincial Congress. Roanoke Rapids also has plenty of outdoor activities and attractions, but the county's biggest claim to fame is Sylvan Heights Waterfowl Park, which has the world’s largest collection of rare and endangered waterfowl. 

 


Roanoke Rapids, NC City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 15557
Latest Population Increase 87.78
Median age 36.6
Median Household Income $34600
Median Home Price $115300
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Roanoke Rapids, NC Demographics

Population By Gender

  Population Men 44.6%
  Population Women 55.4%

 
TOTAL MILITARY : 0.4
In Roanoke Rapids

 
48% CIVILIAN VETERANS
In Roanoke Rapids

Median Population

Median age 36.6
Age 18 Over 72.9
Age 21 Over 69.7
Age 62 Over 19.8
Age 65 Over 15.9

Race

  Ethnicity White 62.7%
  Ethnicity Black 33.5%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.4%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 3.1%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 0.9%

Economics

  Median Household Income 34600
  Median Home Price 115300
  Homes Owned 48
  Homes Rent 52
  Median Property Rent 686

Language

  English Only 96.5
  English Other 3.5
  English Poor 1600000

 
COMMUTE TIME : 17 MINUTES
in Roanoke Rapids

 
CLOSEST AIRPORT
within 60 miles of Roanoke Rapids

Commute Types

  Walked 2.2
  Worked at Home 2.3
  Public Transportation 0.2
  Other Means 0.8
  Drove Alone 82.2
  Carpooled 12.2

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