Rockingham County NC Information


Rockingham County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 92,585
Daytime Population: Workers 31,645
Daytime Population: Residents 52,440
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 84,085
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 91,530
Population in Familes 74,642
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,055
Population Density2 164
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $40,254
Average Household Income $54,953
Per Capita Income $23,065


Total Housing Units 43,829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 25,592 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,780 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,457 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $114,571
Average Home Value $150,411


Total Households 38,372
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 25,636
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 -0.16% -0.2%
Households -0.11% -0.17%
Families -0.28% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.84%


Rockingham County NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rockingham County to the other 100 counties and county equivalents 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 # 31 70th
Population Density # 35 66th
Diversity Index # 56 45th
Median Household Income # 57 44th
Per Capita Income # 52 49th

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