Rockingham, NC 28379 ZIP Code Profile

Related Place Profiles:
Rockingham, NC

Camera Icon Photos of the local Rockingham, NC area

ZIP Code 28379: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Rockingham, NC 28379

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 737
  • Single Family Addresses: 10,200
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 483
  • County: Richmond County
  • Centroid: Latitude 34.936, Longitude -79.764
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


28379 ZIP Code Map

Search the map for:

Rockingham, NC 28379 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,362
Daytime Population: Workers 10,165
Daytime Population: Residents 16,730
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,895
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 25,645
Population in Familes 20,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 717
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $32,650
Average Household Income $46,929
Per Capita Income $19,776


Total Housing Units 12,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,495 (53.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,256 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,509 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $83,887
Average Home Value $109,176


Total Households 10,751
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 7,076
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.07% -0.25%
Households -0.02% -0.23%
Families -0.21% -0.34%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Rockingham, NC 28379 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 28379 to the other 782 ZIP Codes in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 142 82nd
Population Density # 335 57th
Diversity Index # 191 76th
Median Household Income # 688 12th
Per Capita Income # 617 21st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.

North Carolina Research Tools

North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare North Carolina Census Data
Highest or Lowest: