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Rockingham is a city in Richmond County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the Marquis of Rockinham
The latitude of Rockingham is 34.939N. The longitude is -79.774W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 9,301.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Rockingham demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Richmond County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28345 ZIP code.
7% of Rockingham residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rockingham ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rockingham was $15,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Rockingham residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Rockingham, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $305. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $688.
Libraries in Rockingham include Thomas H. Leath Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Rockingham include Richmond County Daily Journal
Richmond County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rockingham political report.
The average commute time for Rockingham workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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