In 2017, Roanoke Rapids, NC had a population of 72.7k people with a median age of 44.6 and a median household income of $33,558. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Roanoke Rapids, NC declined from 73,477 to 72,726, a -1.02% decrease and its median household income grew from $32,234 to $33,558, a 4.11% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Roanoke Rapids, NC are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (38.6%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (1.6%), and White (Hispanic) (1.45%). N/A% of the people in Roanoke Rapids, NC speak a non-English language, and 98.9% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Roanoke Rapids, NC are Halifax Community College (616 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Roanoke Rapids, NC is $85,300, and the homeownership rate is 64.9%. Most people in Roanoke Rapids, NC commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Roanoke Rapids, NC is 2 cars per household.