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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Roxboro demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Person 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 27573 ZIP code.
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.
8% of Roxboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Roxboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $731.
Libraries in Roxboro include Person County Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Roxboro include Roxboro Courier-Times
Person County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Roxboro political report.
The average commute time for Roxboro workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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