East Rockingham, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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East Rockingham, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The East Rockingham Census Designated Place had a population of 3,582 as of July 1, 2018. East Rockingham ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for East Rockingham is located at latitude 34.9119 and longitude -79.7648 in Richmond County. The formal boundaries for the East Rockingham Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Richmond County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 253 feet.

The East Rockingham Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402435) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The East Rockingham Census Designated Place is located within Township of Wolf Pit, a minor civil division (MCD) of Richmond County.

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East Rockingham, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,582
Population in Households 3,554
Population in Familes 2,815
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density2 1,053
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $29,066
Average Household Income $41,268
Per Capita Income $16,610


Total Housing Units 1,690 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 754 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 673 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 263 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $51,916
Average Home Value $67,131


Total Households 1,427
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 904
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.51% -0.64%
Households -0.5% -0.64%
Families -0.79% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.89%

East Rockingham, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Rockingham to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 222 70th
Population Density # 211 72nd
Diversity Index # 153 80th
Median Household Income # 677 9th
Per Capita Income # 677 9th

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