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Rowan County, North Carolina

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Population:

  • Total Population: 130,340
  • Males: 64,352
  • Females: 65,988

Ethnicity:

  • White: 101,814
  • Black/African American: 20,700
  • Hispanic: 4,892
  • Native American/Eskimo: 628
  • Asian: 778
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 40
  • Other: 112
  • 2 or more: 1,376

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (114,645)
  2. Spanish (5,170)
  3. French (340)
  4. German (315)
  5. Vietnamese (215)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 4,872

  1. Mexico (2,704)
  2. El Salvador (250)
  3. Vietnam (207)
  4. Honduras (194)
  5. India (169)
  6. Germany (159)
  7. Bosnia and Herzegovina (118)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (21,690)
  2. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (13,230)
  3. United Methodist Church, The (11,065)
  4. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (3,934)
  5. United Church of Christ (3,498)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 49,111
    • Sensory: 4,726
    • Physical: 12,205
    • Mental: 6,936
    • Self-care: 3,377
    • Go outside home: 9,586
    • Employment: 12,270

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,792

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 49,940
    • Utility gas: 14,687
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,633
    • Electricity: 24,173
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 7,175
    • Coal or Coke: 27
    • Wood: 1,031
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 51
    • No fuel used: 163

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 91,949
    • No vehicle: 5,972
    • 1 or more vehicle: 85,977

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 719
    • No High School: 7,074
    • Some High School: 14,485
    • High School: 28,964
    • Some College: 17,550
    • Associate's Degree: 5,311
    • College Degree: 8,899
    • Master's Degree: 2,289
    • Professional Degree: 770
    • Doctoral Degree: 284

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 49,940
    • Owners with phone: 36,313
    • Owners without phone: 424
    • Renters with phone: 12,228
    • Renters without phone: 975

    10 closest counties:

    1. Cabarrus County, North Carolina
    2. Davie County, North Carolina
    3. Davidson County, North Carolina
    4. Iredell County, North Carolina
    5. Stanly County, North Carolina
    6. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
    7. Forsyth County, North Carolina
    8. Yadkin County, North Carolina
    9. Union County, North Carolina
    10. Montgomery County, North Carolina

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    27013, 27054, 28023, 28039, 28041, 28071, 28072, 28088, 28125, 28138, 28144, 28145, 28146, 28147, 28159

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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