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Roanoke Rapids, NC

Halifax County, North Carolina

Latitude: 36.454528     Longitude: -77.654822
Population 16,458 (2005)
Elevation of Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina: 155 feet
ROANOKE RAPIDS is located in HALIFAX county, North Carolina at latitude 36.454528 and longitude -77.654822 with an elevation of 155 feet. The population of ROANOKE RAPIDS is 16,458 as of the year 2005 with a population growth of -2.94% from the year 2000 through 2005. The most common zip code of ROANOKE RAPIDS is 27870.

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Population 2005: 16,458
Population 2004: 16,433
Population 2003: 16,509
Population 2002: 16,597
Population 2001: 16,694
Population 2000: 16,957 (2000 Census)
Population 1990: 15,722 (1990 Census)

Population Growth 2000 to 2005: -2.94%
Population Growth 1990 to 2000: 7.86%

Population (2000 Census): 16,957
Male: 7,734 (45.61%)
Female: 9,223 (54.39%)

Median age: 36.80 years

Races, 2000 Census:
White: 71.56%
Black or African American: 24.87%
Asian: 1.42%
Hispanic or Latino: 1.06%
American Indian: 0.58%
Other race: 0.50%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.03%

Housing Units: 7,595 (2000 Census)
Land Area: 7.8367 square miles
Water Area: 0.0356 square miles

Most populous zip code: 27870


Cities & Towns nearby Roanoke Rapids

South Rosemary, NC 2.6mi WSW
Gaston, NC 2.9mi NNE
Weldon, NC 3.5mi ESE
South Weldon, NC 3.9mi SE
Garysburg, NC 5.3mi E
Halifax, NC 9.4mi SSE
Skippers, VA 9.7mi NNE
Valentines, VA 12.2mi NW
Seaboard, NC 12.2mi ENE
Henrico, NC 12.7mi WNW

2005 data is not available for the city but is available for the area. This data is shown below. The numbers in the 2005 data shown below may represent different geographical areas than the 2000 data shown above.


2005 Data for: Roanoke Rapids, NC Micropolitan Statistical Area

Population: 77,144
Male: 35,650 (46.21%)
Female: 41,494 (53.79%)

Median age: 39.80 years

Races, 2005 Data:
Black or African American: 53.17%
White: 42.28%
American Indian: 2.61%
Hispanic or Latino: 1.22%
Two or more races: 0.83%
Other race: 0.56%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander: 0.08%
Asian: 0.06%


Population data by age, 2005 data
Under 5 years: 5,783 (7.50%)
5 to 9 years: 6,417 (8.32%)
10 to 14 years: 4,136 (5.36%)
15 to 19 years: 5,973 (7.74%)
20 to 24 years: 3,874 (5.02%)
25 to 34 years: 8,382 (10.87%)
35 to 44 years: 10,461 (13.56%)
45 to 54 years: 10,945 (14.19%)
55 to 59 years: 5,039 (6.53%)
60 to 64 years: 3,935 (5.10%)
65 to 74 years: 6,232 (8.08%)
75 to 84 years: 4,607 (5.97%)
85 years and over: 1,360 (1.76%)

Median age: 39.80 years

Population data by age, legal ages, 2005 data
18 years and over: 57,211 (74.16%)
21 years and over: 54,215 (70.28%)
62 years and over: 14,603 (18.93%)
65 years and over: 12,199 (15.81%)

18 years and older by gender, 2005 data
18 years and over: 57,211 (74.16%)
Male: 26,232 (45.85% of this group)
Female: 30,979 (54.15% of this group)

65 years and older by gender, 2005 data
65 years and over: 12,199 (15.81%)
Male: 5,074 (41.59% of this group)
Female: 7,125 (58.41% of this group)

Races, 2005 data
One Race: 76,506 (99.17%)
Two or more Races: 638 (0.83%)
White: 32,620 (42.28%)
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 941 (1.22%)
Black or African American: 41,019 (53.17%)
Asian: 46 (0.06%)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 62 (0.08%)
American Indian and Alaska Native: 2,014 (2.61%)
Some other race: 431 (0.56%)

Hispanic or Latino Races, 2005 data
Hispanic or Latino (of any race): 941 (1.22%)

Two or More Races, 2005 data
Two or more Races: 638 (0.83%)
Two races including Some other race: 0 (0.00%)
Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races: 638 (0.83%)

Housedold Data, 2005 data
Household population: 77,144 (100.00%)
Householder: 31,122 (40.34%)
Spouse: 14,191 (18.40%)
Child: 21,536 (27.92%)
Other relatives: 8,008 (10.38%)
Nonrelatives: 2,287 (2.96%)
Unmarried partner: 1,229 (1.59%)
Total households: 29,248
Family households (families): 20,591 (70.40%)
With own children under 18 years: 8,530 (29.16%)
Married-couple families: 13,268 (45.36%)
With own children under 18 years: 4,250 (14.53%)
Male householder, no wife present: 854 (2.92%)
With own children under 18 years: 371 (1.27%)
Female householder, no husband present: 6,469 (22.12%)
With own children under 18 years: 3,909 (13.37%)
Nonfamily households: 8,657 (29.60%)
Householder living alone: 7,913 (27.05%)
65 years and over: 3,499 (11.96%)
Households with one or more people under 18 years: 10,035 (34.31%)
Households with one or more people 65 years and over: 8,942 (30.57%)
Average household size : 2.64
Average family size: 3.20

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