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Wentworth is a town in Rockingham County, in the Greensboro-High Point metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Charles Watson-Wentworth, British prime minister
The latitude of Wentworth is 36.4N. The longitude is -79.774W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,803.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Wentworth demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Rockingham 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 27288 ZIP code.
9% of Wentworth residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Wentworth ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Wentworth was $18,071, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Wentworth residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Wentworth, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $290. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $872.
Rockingham County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Wentworth political report.
The average commute time for Wentworth workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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