Rockingham Metro Area

  1. Rockingham Metro Area Legal Resources
  2. Rockingham Metro Area Statistics
  3. Rockingham Metro Area Property/Housing/Real Estate Information
  4. Rockingham Metro Area Employment Information
  5. Rockingham Metro Area Family Information
  6. Rockingham Metro Area Education Information
  7. Rockingham Metro Area Business Information
  8. Rockingham Metro Area Public Benefits Information
  9. Rockingham Metro Area Criminal Information
  10. Rockingham Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information
  11. Rockingham Metro Area Counties
  12. Rockingham Metro Area Cities


Rockingham Metro Area Legal Resources

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Rockingham Metro Area Statistics

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  • Population (2000): 46,564
  • Land Area (2000): 1,227.599 square kilometers
  • Water Area (2000): 14.512 square kilometers
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Houses (2000): 19,886

Rockingham Metro Area Population - Urban/Rural

Urban/Rural Population Percent
 Urban 50,458 54.00%
 Rural, Farm 963 1.03%
 Rural, Non-farm 42,028 44.97%

Rockingham Metro Area Real Estate Lawyers provide services for home buying/selling, commercial real estate, leases, landlord tenant, construction, land use and zoning laws. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Employment Information

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Rockingham Metro Area Labor Force By Month


Year Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
1990 22,550 21,223 1,327 5.88% 59
1991 22,261 20,147 2,114 9.50% 95
1992 21,900 19,896 2,003 9.15% 92
1993 21,344 19,437 1,907 8.93% 89
1994 21,464 19,352 2,112 9.84% 98
1995 21,154 19,085 2,070 9.78% 98
1996 21,219 18,770 2,450 11.54% 115
1997 20,312 18,434 1,879 9.25% 92
1998 19,683 17,986 1,697 8.62% 86
1999 19,664 18,374 1,290 6.56% 66
2000 20,887 19,766 1,122 5.37% 54
2001 21,162 19,388 1,773 8.38% 84
2002 20,607 18,434 2,173 10.54% 105
2003 20,409 18,396 2,014 9.87% 99
2004 20,261 18,629 1,632 8.06% 81
2005 20,249 18,688 1,561 7.71% 77
2006 20,282 18,755 1,527 7.53% 75
2007 21,185 19,646 1,540 7.27% 73
2008 21,109 19,260 1,849 8.76% 88
Month Labor Force  Employed Unemployment
 Total Percent Rate
Jan 2008 21,018 19,230 1,788 8.51% 85
Feb 2008 20,746 18,978 1,768 8.52% 85
Mar 2008 20,771 19,119 1,652 7.95% 80
Apr 2008 21,026 19,427 1,599 7.60% 76
May 2008 21,198 19,371 1,827 8.62% 86
Jun 2008 21,431 19,552 1,879 8.77% 88
Jul 2008 21,580 19,551 2,029 9.40% 94
Aug 2008 21,189 19,092 2,097 9.90% 99
Sep 2008 21,024 19,022 2,002 9.52% 95
Oct, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Nov, 2008 -- -- -- --% --
Dec, 2008 -- -- -- --% --

Rockingham Metro Area Employment By Industry


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Construction 2,302 11.67%
2. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 2,058 10.43%
3. Public Administration 870 4.41%
4. Metal Manufactuing 810 4.11%
5. Agriculture / Forestry / Fishing / Hunting 790 4.00%
6. Educational Services 702 3.56%
7. Health Care 648 3.28%
8. Accommodation and Food Services 644 3.26%
9. Rail Transportation 588 2.98%
10. Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers 570 2.89%
11. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 524 2.66%
12. Paper Manufacturing 496 2.51%
13. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 492 2.49%
14. Truck Transportation 490 2.48%
15. Food Manufacturing 478 2.42%
16. Repair and Maintenance 476 2.41%
17. Food and Beverage Stores 454 2.30%
18. Wood Manufacturing 404 2.05%
19. Apparel Manufacturing 372 1.89%
20. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 334 1.69%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Health Care 2,870 15.72%
2. Educational Services 2,372 12.99%
3. Textile and Textile Mills Manufacturing 1,622 8.88%
4. Apparel Manufacturing 1,180 6.46%
5. Accommodation and Food Services 1,090 5.97%
6. Social Assistance 748 4.10%
7. Department and Other General Stores 716 3.92%
8. Public Administration 682 3.73%
9. Food and Beverage Stores 622 3.41%
10. Finance and Insurance 564 3.09%
11. Personal and Laundry Services 524 2.87%
12. Professional / Scientific / Tech Services 384 2.10%
13. Food Manufacturing 302 1.65%
14. Pharmacies and Drug Stores 250 1.37%
15. Admin, Support, and Waste Management 244 1.34%
16. Religious / Grantmaking / Civic / Similar Organizations 236 1.29%
17. Construction 228 1.25%
18. Furniture and Related Manufacturing 222 1.22%
19. Plastics and Rubber Manufacturing 208 1.14%
20. Paper Manufacturing 200 1.10%

Rockingham Metro Area Employment By Job


 Male, with percent of employed male population
1. Other Production Occupations 1,622 8.22%
2. Other Installation / Maintenance 1,530 7.76%
3. Driver / Sales Workers and Truckers 1,002 5.08%
4. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 976 4.95%
5. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 936 4.74%
6. Vehicle Mechanics 798 4.05%
7. Metal Workers and Plastic Workers 792 4.01%
8. Other Sales and Related Occupations 682 3.46%
9. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 680 3.45%
10. Other Construction Trades 634 3.21%
11. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 526 2.67%
12. Other Management Occupations 494 2.50%
13. Electricians 470 2.38%
14. Construction Laborers 456 2.31%
15. Law Enforcement Workers 418 2.12%
16. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 416 2.11%
17. Agricultural Workers 364 1.85%
18. Rail and Water Transportation 336 1.70%
19. Top Executives 280 1.42%
20. Supervisors / Construction and Extract 278 1.41%
 Female, with percent of employed female population
1. Textile / Apparel / Furnishings 1,482 8.12%
2. Other Production Occupations 1,326 7.26%
3. Teachers, Pre/Primary School 1,092 5.98%
4. Other Office and Admin Support 764 4.18%
5. Recording / Scheduling / Dispatching 760 4.16%
6. Nursing / Psychiatric / Home Health 718 3.93%
7. Secretaries and Admins 690 3.78%
8. Cashiers 670 3.67%
9. Registered Nurses 602 3.30%
10. Other Sales and Related Occupations 586 3.21%
11. Retail Sales, Not cashiers 550 3.01%
12. Health Technologists and Technicians 486 2.66%
13. Cooks and Food Preparation Workers 456 2.50%
14. Informaion and Record Clerks, Not Customer Service 454 2.49%
15. Other Teachers / Instructors / Librarians 440 2.41%
16. Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 434 2.38%
17. Counselors / Social Workers / Etc. 414 2.27%
18. Other Management Occupations 406 2.22%
19. Laborers and Material Movers / Handlers 380 2.08%
20. Bookkeeping / Accounting / Auditing 336 1.84%

Rockingham Metro Area Hours Worked Per Week In 1999

Hours Per Week  Population Percent
35 or more hours 37,494 51.94%
15-35 hours 5,938 8.23%
1-14 hours 1,444 2.00%
No regular hours 27,310 37.83%

Rockingham Metro Area Time Left For Work

Time  Population Percent
Midnight-4:59 AM 1,098 2.93%
5 AM-5:29 AM 637 1.70%
5:30 AM-5:59 AM 1,429 3.81%
6 AM-6:29 AM 4,182 11.15%
6:30 AM-6:59 AM 5,256 14.01%
7 AM-7:29 AM 4,777 12.73%
7:30 AM-7:59 AM 6,326 16.86%
8 AM-8:29 AM 3,777 10.07%
8:30 AM-8:59 AM 1,566 4.17%
9:00 AM-9:59 AM 1,562 4.16%
10:00 AM-10:59 AM 446 1.19%
11:00 AM-11:59 AM 318 0.85%
Noon-3:59 PM 2,836 7.56%
4 PM-11:59 PM 3,307 8.81%

Rockingham Metro Area Length Of Commute In Minutes

Minutes  Population Percent
Less than 5 1,555 4.14%
5-9 5,859 15.62%
10-14 8,700 23.19%
15-19 7,024 18.72%
20-24 4,150 11.06%
25-29 1,166 3.11%
30-34 3,513 9.36%
35-39 732 1.95%
40-44 742 1.98%
45-59 1,672 4.46%
60-89 1,248 3.33%
At least 90 1,156 3.08%

Rockingham Metro Area Length Of Commute In Mintues - Public vs. Private Transportation


Minutes  Population (public) Percent  Population (private) Percent
Under 30 170 0.45% 28,284 75.39%
30-44 4 0.01% 4,983 13.28%
45-59 0 0.00% 1,672 4.46%
At least 60 68 0.18% 2,336 6.23%

Rockingham Metro Area Type Of Commute

Type Population Percent
 Bicycle 60 0.16%
 Car / truck / van, carpool 6,596 17.31%
 Car / truck / van, solo 29,147 76.49%
 Motorcycle 8 0.02%
 Other 390 1.02%
 Public transportation 242 0.64%
 Walked 1,074 2.82%
 Worked at home 590 1.55%

Rockingham Metro Area Employment Lawyers handle cases involving employment contracts, severance agreements, OSHA, workers compensation, ADA, race, sex, pregnancy, national-orgin, sexual orientation and age discrimination, sexual harassment, hours & wages and overtime issues. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Family Information

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Households (2000): 35,826 (89,720 people)
Families (2000): 25,342 (75,892 people)
Families where both partners work (2000): 8,232
People at same address in 1995: 51,621

Rockingham Metro Area Household Income in 1999


Income Population Percent
Under $10,000 6,402 17.80%
$10,000-$14,999 3,482 9.68%
$15,000-$19,999 2,827 7.86%
$20,000-$24,999 3,106 8.63%
$25,000-$29,999 2,787 7.75%
$30,000-$34,999 2,491 6.92%
$35,000-$39,999 2,228 6.19%
$40,000-$44,999 2,133 5.93%
$45,000-$49,999 1,818 5.05%
$50,000-$59,999 2,893 8.04%
$60,000-$74,999 2,406 6.69%
$75,000-$99,999 1,847 5.13%
$100,000-$124,999 818 2.27%
$125,000-$149,999 235 0.65%
$150,000-$199,999 207 0.58%
$200,000 or more 292 0.81%

Rockingham Metro Area Household Type

Type Population Percent
 Nonfamily, 1 person 4,701 26.30%
 Family, 2 people 5,443 30.45%
 Nonfamily, 2 people 494 2.76%
 Family, 3 people 3,106 17.38%
 Nonfamily, 3 people 43 0.24%
 Family, 4 people 2,461 13.77%
 Nonfamily, 4 people 35 0.20%
 Family, 5 people 1,037 5.80%
 Nonfamily, 5 people 16 0.09%
 Family, 6 people 320 1.79%
 Nonfamily, 6 people 5 0.03%
 Family, 7 or more people 207 1.16%
 Nonfamily, 7 or more people 5 0.03%

Rockingham Metro Area Household Income Type

Type  Population Percent
Earnings 26,494 29.72%
Interest / Dividend / Rent 7,208 8.08%
Public Assistance 1,577 1.77%
Retirement 5,889 6.61%
Self Employment 2,921 3.28%
Social Security 11,091 12.44%
Supplemental Security 2,664 2.99%
Wage / Salary 25,592 28.71%
Other 5,719 6.41%

Rockingham Metro Area Family Type

Type Population Percent
 No children under 18 10,156 58.55%
 With children under 18 7,191 41.45%

Rockingham Metro Area Marital Status - Male (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,553 9.96%
 Married 20,586 57.69%
 Never Married 10,441 29.26%
 Widowed 1,102 3.09%

Rockingham Metro Area Marital Status - Female (for those 15+ in 2000)

Type Population Percent
 Divorced 3,819 10.13%
 Married 20,644 54.74%
 Never Married 7,955 21.09%
 Widowed 5,298 14.05%

Rockingham Metro Area Family Lawyers help clients with family law issues, such as marriage, divorce, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, annulment, child support, custody, division of property, alimony, palimony, restraining orders, spousal support, uncontested divorce and visitation rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Education Information

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Rockingham Metro Area Highest Degree Earned (18 or older)

Degree Population Percent
 Less than 9th grade 7,377 10.63%
 9th-12th grade, no diploma 14,483 20.87%
 High school diploma or equivalent 24,901 35.88%
 Some college, no degree 12,141 17.49%
 Associate degree 4,224 6.09%
 Bachelors degree 4,205 6.06%
 Graduate or professional degree 2,077 2.99%

Rockingham Metro Area Population In School (3 or older)

School Level  In Public School Percent  In Private School Percent Total Percent
Nursery or preschool 790 1.70% 466 1.00% 1,256 2.70%
Kindergarten 1,454 3.12% 110 0.24% 1,564 3.36%
Grades 1-4 5,614 12.06% 166 0.36% 5,780 12.41%
Grades 5-8 5,130 11.02% 178 0.38% 5,308 11.40%
Grades 9-12 5,445 11.69% 245 0.53% 5,690 12.22%
Undergrad college 2,700 5.80% 320 0.69% 3,020 6.49%
Graduate or professional school 236 0.51% 36 0.08% 272 0.58%
Total 21,369 45.89% 1,521 3.27% 22,890 49.16%

Rockingham Metro Area Education Lawyers represent colleges, school districts, other educational institutions, and students in the practice of education law. They handle issues related to No Child Left Behind, special education, and disability rights. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Business Information

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Rockingham Metro Area Businesses Changes By Year

Year  Business Births  Business Deaths
2003 76 80
2004 75 106

Rockingham Metro Area Business Lawyers provide services for corporations, LLCs, partnerships, contracts, franchising and business litigation. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Public Benefits Information

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Rockingham Metro Area Above Or Below Poverty Level In 1999

Above/Below Population Percent
 At Or Above Poverty Level 72,274 80.46%
 Below Poverty Level 17,547 19.54%

Rockingham Metro Area Public Benefits Lawyers assess the range of local, state and federal government benefits to which their clients may be entitled and help them apply for such programs, as well as appeal decisions denying such benefits to their clients. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Criminal Information

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Correctional Institution Population (2000): 775
Rockingham Metro Area Criminal Lawyers represent defendants in municipal, state and federal criminal proceedings. These lawyers commonly handle cases involving DUI/DWI (drunk driving), drug possession, gun crimes, traffic tickets, violent crimes, sex crimes, theft offenses and white collar crimes. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Immigration & Civil Rights Information

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Rockingham Metro Area Population By Age

Age Population Percent
0-9 Years 6,603 14.18%
10-19 Years 6,887 14.79%
20-29 Years 6,356 13.65%
30-39 Years 6,449 13.85%
40-49 Years 6,479 13.91%
50-59 Years 5,410 11.62%
60-69 Years 3,791 8.14%
70-79 Years 3,100 6.66%
80-89 Years 1,293 2.78%
90+ Years 196 0.42%

Rockingham Metro Area Population - Male/Female

Male/Female Population Percent
 Male 22,848 49.07%
 Female 23,716 50.93%

Rockingham Metro Area Population By Ethnicity

Ethnicity Population Percent
 Caucasian 29,522 63.40%
 African-American 14,160 30.41%
 Hispanic/Latino 1,319 2.83%
 Amerindian 748 1.61%
 Multiracial 486 1.04%
 Asian 299 0.64%
 Other Race 26 0.06%
 Pacific Islander 4 0.01%

Rockingham Metro Area Top Specified Ancestries

Rank Ancestry  Population Percent Of Specified Ancestries
1. United States Or American 14,204 34.57%
2. English 7,312 17.80%
3. Scotch Irish 4,406 10.72%
4. German 4,068 9.90%
5. Irish 3,848 9.37%
6. Scottish 2,550 6.21%
7. Italian 859 2.09%
8. African 759 1.85%
9. French Non-Basque 726 1.77%
10. Dutch 378 0.92%

Rockingham Metro Area Top Languages Spoken At Home

Rank Language  Population Percent Of Reported Languages
1. Only English 83,214 95.55%
2. Spanish Or Spanish Creole 2,547 2.92%
3. French 491 0.56%
4. German 314 0.36%
5. Laotian 262 0.30%
6. Other Pacific Island 94 0.11%
7. Chinese 54 0.06%
8. Other Asian 38 0.04%
9. Other Indic 36 0.04%
10. Tagalog 24 0.03%

Rockingham Metro Area Citizen Type

Type Population Percent
 Citizen by birth 91,375 97.78%
 Naturalized immigrant 494 0.53%
 Not a citizen 1,580 1.69%

Rockingham Metro Area Immigration Lawyers help clients navigate through the federal immigration process. They help workers secure temporary visas (H1-B, fiances obtain K-1 visas, and permanent immigrants apply for Green Cards or citizenship. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.
Rockingham Metro Area Civil Rights Lawyers represent clients who have been illegally discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and national origin. If you have suffered employment discrimination, sexual harassment, or have been treated differently by a hotel, restaurant, or other public accommodation, a civil rights lawyer can help you determine whether your rights were violated and what types of redress are available. From the Justia Lawyer Directory.


Rockingham Metro Area Counties

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Richmond County    

Rockingham Metro Area Cities

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