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Where is Rowan County, North Carolina?

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Rowan County is a county equivalent area found in North Carolina, USA. The county government of Rowan is found in the county seat of Salisbury.

With a total 1,356.08 sq. km of land and water area, Rowan County, North Carolina is the 2092nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 138,630 people, Rowan County has a total 59767 households earning 41495 on average per year.

Rowan County, North Carolina - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 37159
Area Codes 704
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Salisbury (population: 76,905), China Grove (population: 14,149), Rockwell (population: 10,509), Cleveland (population: 6,085), Richfield (population: 3,118), Spencer (population: 3,102), Landis (population: 2,856), Gold Hill (population: 2,823), Woodleaf (population: 2,562), Mount Ulla (population: 2,531)
Land Area 53,525 sq miles
Water Area 511 sq miles
Household Income $41,495
Housing Units 59,767
Median Home Value $130,200
High School Grads 81% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 17% of population
Retail Spending $8,474 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $132,143 per capita
Universities and Colleges Rowan-Cabarrus Community College

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.