Roxboro, NC

Roxboro, situated in Person County, is a city made up of 6.3 square miles.

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Roxboro was named after Roxburgh, Scotland. Roxboro was incorporated in 1855.  

Demographics

The median resident age in Roxboro is 39 years. The median estimated household income is about $20,000 making it about $28,000 less than the North Carolina average.  

The estimated per capita is about $13,000. The average price for a home in Roxboro is about $96,000 (2015) which is $64,000 less than the North Carolina Average. Expect to pay about $600 a month for rent.

The racial makeup of Roxboro is 50% Black, 38% White, 1% Two or more races, and 11% other. 71% of the population are high school graduates, with 10% holding a Bachelor's Degree or higher. 32% are married, 12% are divorced, 3% are separated, 10% are widowed, leaving 43% that have never been married.

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Person County

Roxboro belongs to Person County in the northern part of North Carolina. The County, named in honor of Brigadier General Thomas Person, is a part of the Durham-Chapel Hill Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county has a population of 39,500, while its largest city and county seat, Roxboro, has a population of 8,400.

Person County borders Granville, Caswell, Halifax (VA), Orange and Durham counties.

Person County is made up of 404 square miles. 392 of which is land with the remaining 12 as water.

Population

The population of Roxboro, NC is about 8,300. The population has been steadily increasing since the early 1900s.

Elevation

The elevation of Roxboro, NC is 715 feet above sea level.

Zip Code

The zip codes for Roxboro, NC are 27573 and 27574.

Area Code

The area codes for Roxboro, NC are 336 and 743.

Politics and Religion

Historically speaking Roxboro and Person County have voted mostly Republican, with 55% going to Mitt Romney during the 2012 Presidential Election. This represents the trend for the previous four or five elections.

As of 2010, 60% of the population are religiously unafiliated (Nones). About 38% are Protestants with Catholics making up around 2%.

Economy

The unemployment rate for Roxboro is about 6% (2015), making it higher than the state average of around 5%.

Manufacturing, construction, and retail make nearly 50% of the most common industries in the town.

Newspaper & Obituaries

Person County Life is the primary newspaper that covers the Person County area.


 

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