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2,236
Job Openings
6.9%
Unemployment Rate
$38,130
Median Base Salary
56k
Population

Rocky Mount has the 519th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 3.3% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Unemployment in the Rocky Mount area is 6%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Rocky Mount has the 262nd largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Rocky Mount is below average at $38,130, and the median cost of a home in Rocky Mount is $107,400, which is below the national average. 18% of workers in Rocky Mount hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 82% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Rocky Mount. 84% of Rocky Mount workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 10% carpool, and 5% walk. People in Rocky Mount spend an average of 19 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.