With a population of just around 1,000, Rougemont sits in the northern part of Durham County. Sparsely populated, this area gravitates towards those who want a rural feel for their home and still a relatively short drive to work. The average work commute is a little over a half hour. This conservative community has a median age of just over 50. The median income is around $120,000 and an average home price is about $200,000.