Rockingham County

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Rockingham County, New Hampshire

PO Box 1258
Kingston, NH 03848
Phone: (603) 642-5256
www.co.rockingham.nh.us

On southeastern border of NH, southeast of Concord; original county, organized Apr 29, 1769. Name Origin: For Charles Watson-Wentworth, Marquis of Rockingham (1730-82), British statesman, prime minister, and cousin of the NH Wentworths, largely responsible for repeal of the Stamp Act

Area (sq mi):: 793.96 (land 694.96; water 99.00) Population per square mile: 424.60
Population 2005: 295,076 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 12.80% Population 2000: 277,359 (White 96.10%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 1.10%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 3.70%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $26,656; median household $58,150; Population below poverty level: 4.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $38,478-$40,103
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.30% Median travel time to work: 28.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.10%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Portsmouth (20,786)

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    Rockingham County, Virginia

    Court Sq
    Harrisonburg, VA 22801
    Phone: (540) 564-3000
    Fax: (540) 564-3127
    www.co.rockingham.va.us

    On the northwestern border of VA, northwest of Charlottesville; organized Mar 1, 1778 from Augusta County. Name Origin: For Charles Watson Wentworth (1730-82), 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, prime minister of England who was largely responsible for the repeal of the Stamp Act

    Area (sq mi):: 853.29 (land 851.15; water 2.14) Population per square mile: 83.70
    Population 2005: 71,251 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 5.20%; 1990-2000 17.80% Population 2000: 67,725 (White 94.40%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 3.30%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 3.30%. Median age: 37.50
    Income 2000: per capita $18,795; median household $40,748; Population below poverty level: 8.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,054-$24,240
    Unemployment (2004): 2.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Rockingham County, North Carolina

    PO Box 206
    Wentworth, NC 27375
    Phone: (336) 342-8101
    Fax: (336) 342-8105
    www.co.rockingham.nc.us

    On the central northern border of NC, north of Greensboro; organized Nov 19, 1785 (prior to statehood) from Guilford County. Name Origin: For Charles Watson Wentworth (1730-82), second Marquis of Rockingham, prime minister of England (1765-66; 1782), and supporter of independence for American colonies

    Area (sq mi):: 572.33 (land 566.44; water 5.90) Population per square mile: 163.50
    Population 2005: 92,614 State rank: 27 Population change: 2000-20005 0.70%; 1990-2000 6.80% Population 2000: 91,928 (White 76.20%; Black or African American 19.60%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.30%; Other 2.80%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $17,120; median household $33,784; Population below poverty level: 12.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,227-$23,309
    Unemployment (2004): 7.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 26.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Eden (15,754)
  • Reidsville (14,780)

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