City At A Glance

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Quick Facts:

Population: 58,362
Median Household Income: $37,951
Average Work Commute: 16 Minutes
Median Home Price: $80,000


About Rocky Mount, NC

Rocky Mount is located in Nash and Edgecombe counties, about an hour northeast of Raleigh. The city is home to both North Carolina Wesleyan College and Edgecombe Community College, as well as a growing arts community. Small businesses and larger corporations alike find success in Rocky Mount. The first Hardeeā€™s was in Rocky Mount, ironically on McDonald Street.