Location Profile

Rocky Mount, North Carolina

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

A revered hospital with a history dating back almost 40 years, the healthcare provider is located in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. The facility offers over 200 beds and is operated as a comprehensive hospital to make it possible for patients to receive care all in one central location. A large Emergency Care center, state-of-the-art surgical center, and over 1,000 health professionals make it one of the most trusted hospitals in the state.

Community Overview

A city of the Old South, Rocky Mount has emerged into a popular destination thanks to its location between New York and Florida for Amtrak travelers, however, many residents call it home thanks to the cultural activities, weather, people and charm. Rocky Mount has been recognized as an All-American City twice and is a lively area with plenty to see, do and experience. From bustling downtown to the quaint welcoming Battleboro neighborhood, you’ll love the Old South charm that exists in every corner of Rocky Mount. Various events including BBQ cookouts, downtown block parties, and outdoor movies and more make it a great place to live. The city offers a fixed-route bus system to easily to enjoy all that can be found in Rocky Mount.

Learn more about Rocky Mount at the official city website and explore the area at the Nash and Edgecomb county websites.

Cost of Living


Nash-Rocky Mount Public School District provides quality education to over 15,000 students each year. The district includes 16 elementary schools, 6 middle schools, and 4 high schools. An alternative high school and early college prep high school are also available in the area. Students include a low student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1 and the district features a graduation rate of 81%. Local achievements for extracurriculars include 13 NCHSAA state championships.

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Local and Nearby Attractions

Shopping options abound in Rocky Mount with a diverse range of destinations including local shops, boutiques, and a shopping mall. Browse through downtown for antiques, furniture, jewelry, apparel, gifts, and everything else you could imagine, or stop by the Golden East Crossing Mall, where you’ll find more than 50 shops. Rocky Mount has emerged as a fun destination in North Carolina, and the city contains plenty to do. Families with young children can explore the Rocky Mount Children’s Museum & Science Center and learn with a variety of hands-on exhibits or go stargazing at the Cummins Planetarium -- both are located at the Imperial Centre for the Arts & Sciences. The Imperial Centre also features art exhibits, family art programs and more. Get some activity and have fun at the Star City Skates playing laser tag or skating the night away. The Harrison Family Y also packs plenty of fun in one big space -- it’s home to daycare options, summer camps, swimming pools, martial arts, sports fields, and much more. The city of Rocky Mount will see a new event center open this fall, and the facility will have an arcade, climbing walls, plus ample space for entertainment and sports. And if you just want a nice enjoyable night out, you can catch a movie at the local cinema or a show at the Imperial Centre Theater.

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Crime Rate

With a crime rate that’s nearly 30% lower than the national average, Rocky Mount is a safe area for families. The crime rate in the city has decreased by 59% and should continue to do so, largely thanks to the vigilant work of the area police department. Rocky Mount police department offers multiple community programs dedicated to outreach and ensuring crime prevention including Crimestoppers tip line, citizen police academy and more.

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