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Roxboro is a city in Person County, in the Durham metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Roxburgh, Scotland

The latitude of Roxboro is 36.393N. The longitude is -78.983W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 715 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,794.


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Median household income
Local
$26,875
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Roxboro demographic reports
Roxboro is near the Virginia border
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 68. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.7 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Enos Slaughter, baseball player
Historic sites and museums: Person County Museum of History
Colleges and universities: Piedmont Community College

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4% of Roxboro residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Roxboro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Roxboro was $15,325, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Roxboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Roxboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $731.


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Libraries in Roxboro include Person County Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Roxboro include Roxboro Courier-Times

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Person County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roxboro political report.

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The average commute time for Roxboro workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Roxboro include Days Inn, Innkeeper Roxboro.

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